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Photographs- Chase Co., Cottonwood Falls.

Date: 1881 - 1966

Level of Description: Coll./Record Group

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 316157

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Title (Main title): Photographs- Chase Co., Cottonwood Falls.

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Thirty seven photos of scenes in Chase Co., Cottonwood Falls-

1. Entrance to the Chase Co., State Lake, built in 1954.

2. First day of fishing at the Chase Co., State Lake built in 1954 west of Cottonwood Falls.

3. Moving "Anderson Greenhouse & Home" across the Cottonwood River Bridge after the 1951 Summer floods.

4. Cottonwood Falls Broadway Street, Chase County Court House in background. Turning a corner while moving the "Anderson Greenhouse & Home" from north of Cottonwood River to the south part of Cottonwood Falls after the summer floods of 1951.

5. Helen Maxine Osborn in her little stroller south of Cottonwood falls, KS. Age 1 year old om Apr. 13,1916.

6. "Bathtime " in 1915, Helen Maxine Osborn south of Cottonwood Falls.

7. Bonnie Osborn (who became a short many years later) is shown here holding her large teddy bear in 1927, Cottonwood Falls, KS.

8. "Crofoot Hill"--Girdner Crofoot and a few of the Crofoot cattle in the background, West of Strong City in the 1960's.

9. Inside of the "Chase County News" print office in Strong City, KS before the summer floods of 1951.

10. Marvin Adcock & Ron Scott, ?Co9editors of the "Chase County Leader-News" in Cottonwood Falls, KS.

11. Printing the "Chase County Leader-News" in Cottonwood Falls, KS.

12. Kenneth Anderson of Emporia, Lyon Co., KS speaking in Cottonwood Falls as he was running for Kansas Governor sometime in the 1950's.

13. 4th of July parade around 1900. This is the north block of Broadway Street in Cottonwood Falls showing west side businesses.

14. North of Cottonwood Falls, the old flour mill with the old steel bridge in the foreground over the Cottonwood River. Photo taken before 1914.

15. The day the "prairie Parkway" sign was put up on the lawn of the Chase Co., Courthouse, Cottonwood Falls, KS.

16. Viewer's of the "Flint Hills Rodeo" Parade in Cottonwood Falls on the lawn of the Chase County Courthouse.

17. The building of the Roniger Museum in 1959 in Cottonwood Falls. The dedication of the museum was in July 1960.

18. "The Roniger Mudeum, Cottonwood Falls.

19. Chase County Courthouse cupola fire damage on Dec. 3, 1966.

20. Fire damage in the cupola of Chase County Courthouse in Cottonwood Falls fire on Dec. 3, 1966.

21. Starting repairs after the fire damage to the coupla at the Courthouse.

22. Chase County Community High School, Cottonwood Falls. The south end was built in 1928 and the north end was built in 1949.

23. Chase County High School band, Cotton Falls.

24. Knute Rockne Memorial Dedication at the Matfield Green Turnpike Service area.

25. "Bank Hotel and Cafe, Strong City, Ks. It was built in 1879 and burned June 29,1970.

26. Bank Hotel and Café, Strong City.

27. Post Office in Cottonwood Falls. The building was completed in March, 1964.

28. "Womanless Wdding" presented in Strong City Auditorium, March 22, 1921, and at the Cottonwood Falls School Auditrium on Wed., March 23,1921.

29. Air view of Strong City.

30. St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Strong City, KS. Built in 1880 and the official dedication was held on Sept. 11, 1881.

31. James Bell, Sr. in the lobby of the Exchange National Bank in Cottonwood Falls.

32. Farm located south of Cottonwood Falls on Highway 177 (formerly highway 13). Bill and Bonnie (Osborn) Short lived on the farm in 1956.

33. Grandstand at the fairgrounds at Cottonwood Falls after a windstorm had blown the roof off. It was town down later.

34. Bringing wild horses down Broadway Street through Cottonwood Falls to use in Strong City at the Flint Hills Rodeo. The courthouse is in the background.

35. Chae County Courthouse at the south end of Broadway Street.

36. Courthouse with Christmas lights. The lighted star is on top of the cupla. It started the damaging fire on Dec. 3, 1966.

37. Broadway Street (2 blocks) of Cottonwood Falls decorated with Christmas lights. The courthouse at the south end of the street is in the background.


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    Cottonwood Falls (Kan.)
    Strong City (Kan.)