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Turk, or Turck, was a small unincorporated community in Cherokee County located approximately 3 miles south of Scammon on the old St. Louis and San Francisco RR line. Turk had a post office from 1889 to 1891. These photos include images of mining equipment, a movie theatre, store, and private residence.

Date: 1938

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Turk/Turck mining camp - Dinky Mine, Turk, KS, 01/01/1938

Item Number: 448115
Call Number: Miners Hall 00018
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 448115

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