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Adam and Fred Thielen and friends in an automobile, Dorrance, Kansas

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Creator: Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981

Date: May 7, 1911

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: Halbe Coll. No. 87

Unit ID: 1462

Summary: View of four people seated in the open 1908 Reo automobile, and three people posed next to the auto, in Russell County, Kansas. The two men seated in the automobile may be Adam and Fred Thielen. One of the young women is seated on an American motorcycle. The Reo auto was noted as a 2 cylinder, chain drive car, with two seats in front and a small jump seat on the back.

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Title (Main title): Adam and Fred Thielen and friends in an automobile, Dorrance, Kansas

Part of: L.W. Halbe Collection.


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    Dry plate negatives
    Glass negatives
    Dorrance (Kan.) -- History -- 20th century
    Russell County (Kan.) -- History -- 20th century
    Thielen, Adam
    Thielen, Fred
    American motorcycle
    Automobiles -- Kansas -- Dorrance
    Motorcycles -- Kansas -- Dorrance
    Reo automobile

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General Note: Digital image of a photographic print produced from an original dry-plate glass negative, scanned by the Kansas State Historical Society, as part of the Western Trails Project, funded by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

General Note: The original is a dry-plate glass negative and measures 12.5 x 17.9 cm.