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Belle R. Greene to George W. Martin

Belle R. Greene to George W. Martin
Creator: Greene, Belle R.
Date: March 28, 1907-April 3, 1907
In this correspondence with George W. Martin, Belle R. Greene, daughter of Jesse Greene, discusses the material covered in her father's papers from the period when he worked at the Shawnee Indian Methodist Manual Labor School. As Belle Greene indicates in her letters to G.W. Martin, her father's papers are full of details regarding the individuals he dealt with at the Methodist school.


Indian Manual labor school expenses, 1837-1840

Indian Manual labor school expenses, 1837-1840
Creator: Shawnee Indian Manual Labor School (Kan.)
Date: 1837-December 12, 1840
This item details some of the expenses related to the running of the Shawnee Indian Manual Labor School during the years 1837 to 1840. Some expenses were for the school itself, while others were the private expenses of those employed there.


Nellie J. Fargo to W.A.L. Thompson

Nellie J. Fargo to W.A.L. Thompson
Creator: Fargo, Nellie J.
Date: April 26, 1935
In this letter to Mrs. W.A.L. Thompson, Nellie J. Fargo relates information about her grandfather Thomas Johnson and the Shawnee Manual Labor School (Fairway, Kansas). Fargo also states that her grandfather was killed by some of William C. Quantrill's men in January 1865.


Shawnee Indian Mission

Shawnee Indian Mission
Date: 1939
These two photographs represent aerial views of the grounds of the Shawnee Indian Mission in Fairway, Kansas. In 1968, the Shawnee Indian Mission was declared a National Historic Landmark and has since been under the operation of the Kansas Historical Society.


Shawnee Indian Mission, Fairway, Kansas

Shawnee Indian Mission, Fairway, Kansas
Creator: Wolfe Commercial Photo Service
Date: 1942
This photograph represents the office for the Shawnee Indian Mission in Fairway, Kansas after reconstruction in 1942. A label describing the furniture in the office is on the reverse of the photograph. In 1968, the Shawnee Indian Mission was declared a National Historic Landmark and has since been under the operation of the Kansas Historical Society.


Shawnee Indian Mission, Fairway, Kansas

Shawnee Indian Mission, Fairway, Kansas
Creator: Wolfe Commercial Photo Service
Date: 1942
This photograph represents a bedroom for guests of older girls in the North Building at the Shawnee Indian Mission in Fairway, Kansas after reconstruction in 1942. The bed portrayed in the photograph is made of maple with remaining samples of paint when the bed was in use. The coverlet on the bed is a reproduction representative of what would have been used while the Mission was in use. The rug under the chair, colored tan and blue, was woven on a loom at the Mission. A shaker rocker is displayed in the corner of the room between the window and door. In 1968, the Shawnee Indian Mission was declared a National Historic Landmark and has since been under the operation of the Kansas Historical Society.


Shawnee Indian Mission, Fairway, Kansas

Shawnee Indian Mission, Fairway, Kansas
Creator: Wolfe Commercial Photo Service
Date: 1942
This photograph represents a bedroom for teachers' children at the Shawnee Indian Mission in Fairway, Kansas after reconstruction in 1942. The wallpaper and bed portrayed in the photograph are reproductions to what would have been used, and the coverlet on the bed is dated to 1849. The chair viewed through the door frame was a corn husk woven seat. In 1968, the Shawnee Indian Mission was declared a National Historic Landmark and has since been under the operation of the Kansas Historical Society.


Shawnee Indian Mission, Fairway, Kansas

Shawnee Indian Mission, Fairway, Kansas
Creator: Wolfe Commercial Photo Service
Date: 1942
This photograph represents a classroom at the Shawnee Indian Mission in Fairway, Kansas for girl students after reconstruction in 1942. The desk at the front of the room for the teacher is original and made of hickory and pine with wooden pegs in place of nails for the attachment of the desk legs. Desks portrayed in the photograph are reproductions of what would have been used while the classroom was in use by the Mission, the books on the desks date to 1830 and 1840. The flooring is new at to the Mission from time of reconstruction in the 1940s. In 1968, the Shawnee Indian Mission was declared a National Historic Landmark and has since been under the operation of the Kansas Historical Society.


Shawnee Indian Mission, Fairway, Kansas

Shawnee Indian Mission, Fairway, Kansas
Date: 1939
This photograph represents the Daughters of 1812 room and Colonial kitchen after being remodeled in 1939. The room is located in the East building of the Shawnee Indian Mission on the first floor in Fairway, Kansas. In 1968, the Shawnee Indian Mission was declared a National Historic Landmark and has since been under the operation of the Kansas Historical Society.


Shawnee Indian Mission, Fairway, Kansas

Shawnee Indian Mission, Fairway, Kansas
Date: Undated
This photograph represents the North Building of the Shawnee Indian Mission in Fairway, Kansas. During the Mission's operation, the North Building was used as a dormitory for students and as the executive offices for the Kansas Territory in 1855. In 1968, the Shawnee Indian Mission was declared a National Historic Landmark and has since been under the operation of the Kansas Historical Society.


Shawnee Indian Mission, Fairway, Kansas

Shawnee Indian Mission, Fairway, Kansas
Date: 1940
This photograph represents the exterior of the West Building of the Shawnee Indian Mission in Fairway, Kansas after reconstruction in 1940. In 1968, the Shawnee Indian Mission was declared a National Historic Landmark and has since been under the operation of the Kansas Historical Society.


Shawnee Indian Mission, Fairway, Kansas

Shawnee Indian Mission, Fairway, Kansas
Creator: Wolfe Commercial Photo Service
Date: 1942
This photograph represents the Johnson bedroom at the Shawnee Indian Mission in Fairway, Kansas after reconstruction in 1942. Shown in the photograph is a maple, cherry and walnut bedframe with mattress and linens dated between 1835 and 1850. The chest is constructed of walnut. Rugs portrayed in the photograph is reproductions of what may have been present while the room was occupied. In 1968, the Shawnee Indian Mission was declared a National Historic Landmark and has since been under the operation of the Kansas Historical Society.


Shawnee Indian Mission, Fairway, Kansas

Shawnee Indian Mission, Fairway, Kansas
Creator: Jones, Lester
Date: 1940
This photograph represents the interior of the East Room in the West Building on the first floor at the Shawnee Indian Mission in Fairway, Kansas. The photograph was taken during a Historic American Building Survey conducted by the Library of Congress in July 1940. In 1968, the Shawnee Indian Mission was declared a National Historic Landmark and has since been under the operation of the Kansas Historical Society.


Shawnee Indian Mission, Fairway, Kansas

Shawnee Indian Mission, Fairway, Kansas
Date: 1942
This photograph represents the bedroom for teachers with a family in the North Building of the Shawnee Indian Mission in Fairway, Kansas. The bed portrayed in the image is made of cherry between 1835 and 1850, the walnut dresser fitted with a writing deks was built around 1840. The furniture in the room is from the time the room was in use by the Mission, the wallpaper is a reproduction to represent what would have been on the walls at time of use. In 1968, the Shawnee Indian Mission was declared a National Historic Landmark and has since been under the operation of the Kansas Historical Society.


Shawnee Indian Mission, Fairway, Kansas

Shawnee Indian Mission, Fairway, Kansas
Date: 1928
These two photographs represent the dining hall and the home of the mission family and teachers at the Shawnee Indian Mission in Fairway, Kansas. In 1968, the Shawnee Indian Mission was declared a National Historic Landmark and has since been under the operation of the Kansas Historical Society.


Shawnee Indian Mission, Fairway, Kansas

Shawnee Indian Mission, Fairway, Kansas
Date: 1942
This photograph representsa dormitory for girls in the North building of the Shawnee Indian Mission in Fairway, Kansas. The beds are made with unique quilts and shoes are placed underneath one of the beds. In 1968, the Shawnee Indian Mission was declared a National Historic Landmark and has since been under the operation of the Kansas Historical Society.


Shawnee Indian Mission, Fairway, Kansas

Shawnee Indian Mission, Fairway, Kansas
Creator: Jones, Lester
Date: 1940
This set of photographs represent the East Building at the Shawnee Indian Mission in Fairway, Kansas during a Historicl American Building Survey by the Library of Congress during July 1940. In 1968, the Shawnee Indian Mission was declared a National Historic Landmark and has since been under the operation of the Kansas Historical Society.


Shawnee Indian Mission, Fairway, Kansas

Shawnee Indian Mission, Fairway, Kansas
Creator: Jones, Lester
Date: 1940
These two photographs represent the reconstruction of the interior of the North Building at the Shawnee Indian Mission in Fairway, Kansas. In 1968, the Shawnee Indian Mission was declared a National Historic Landmark and has since been under the operation of the Kansas Historical Society.


Shawnee Indian Mission, Fairway, Kansas

Shawnee Indian Mission, Fairway, Kansas
Date: 1940
This photograph represents the interior of the Loom room in the North building after reconstruction in 1940. The rug loom portrayed in the photograph was made by an early settler of the Mission, the flax wheel dates to 1836, and to the right of the loom is a yarn reel stand to roll skeins of yarn into balls. The larger loom is used for yarn production. In 1968, the Shawnee Indian Mission was declared a National Historic Landmark and has since been under the operation of the Kansas Historical Society.


Shawnee Indian Mission, Fairway, Kansas

Shawnee Indian Mission, Fairway, Kansas
Date: 1940
This set of photographs represents the West Building after reconstruction at the Shawnee Indian Mission in 1940. The Mission is located in Fairway, Johnson County, Kansas. In 1968, the Shawnee Indian Mission was declared a National Historic Landmark and has since been under the operation of the Kansas Historical Society.


Shawnee Indian Mission, Fairway, Kansas

Shawnee Indian Mission, Fairway, Kansas
Date: 1928
This photograph represents the building at the Shawnee Indian Mission in Fairway, Kansas that was used as the girl's dormitory, residence for Reverend Thomas Johnson and his family, and dormitory for teachers at different times the Mission was running. In 1968, the Shawnee Indian Mission was declared a National Historic Landmark and has since been under the operation of the Kansas Historical Society.


Shawnee Indian Mission, Fairway, Kansas

Shawnee Indian Mission, Fairway, Kansas
Date: 1939
This photograph is a representation of the West Building at the Shawnee Indian Mission in Fairway, Kansas. On the lawn in front of the building a marker is placed with information about the building and Mission for visitors. In 1968, the Shawnee Indian Mission was declared a National Historic Landmark and has since been under the operation of the Kansas Historical Society.


Shawnee Indian Mission, Fairway, Kansas

Shawnee Indian Mission, Fairway, Kansas
Date: 1939
These two photographs represent different views of the exterior and grounds of the West Building at the Shawnee Indian Mission in Fairway, Kansas. The West Building was used as the dining hall for the Mission during the years of it's operation. In 1968, the Shawnee Indian Mission was declared a National Historic Landmark and has since been under the operation of the Kansas Historical Society.


Shawnee Indian Mission, Fairway, Kansas

Shawnee Indian Mission, Fairway, Kansas
Date: 1940
These two photographs represent the reconstruction of the West Building's window and fireplace at the Shawnee Indian Mission in Fairway, Kansas. In 1968, the Shawnee Indian Mission was declared a National Historic Landmark and has since been under the operation of the Kansas Historical Society.


Shawnee Indian Mission, Fairway, Kansas

Shawnee Indian Mission, Fairway, Kansas
Date: 1939
This photograph represents the Thomas Johnson hall in the East Building of the Shawnee Indian Mission in Fairway, Kansas. The exhibit in the hall was sponsored by the Mission and Kansas Historical Society in 1939. One photograph represents the exhibit and the other portrays one of the individual chairs of the exhibit. In 1968, the Shawnee Indian Mission was declared a National Historic Landmark and has since been under the operation of the Kansas Historical Society.


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