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Farmers plowing a field possibly in Seward County, Kansas

Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936

This is a photograph showing six farmers with six teams of mules and horses plowing a field. The field was possibly located in Seward County, Kansas.

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Mason's blacksmith shop, Rossville, Kansas

Pictured left to right are Richard Mason, owner of Mason's Blacksmith Shop; Frank Boyles, farmer; L. Hollenbeck, wood worker; W.S. Templin, blacksmith; Jim White, farmer; and William Strange, farmer. This photograph is provided through a pilot project to host unique cultural heritage materials from local libraries on Kansas Memory and was accomplished by mutual agreement between the Northeast Kansas Library System, the Rossville Community Library, and the Kansas Historical Society.

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Silvers Cafe, Rossville, Kansas

This cafe in Rossville, Kansas, was owned by E.E. Silvers. Pictured from left to right are Bob Pendleton, city marshal; Tom Nealis; unknown; Mrs. Welty, proprietor; Lula Dean Berkey; Viola Rice; boy unknown. This photograph is provided through a pilot project to host unique cultural heritage materials from local libraries on Kansas Memory and was accomplished by mutual agreement between the Northeast Kansas Library System, the Rossville Community Library, and the Kansas Historical Society.

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Howard's Garage, Rossville, Kansas

A photograph of the inside of Howard's Garage in Rossville, Kansas. Pictured left to right are Joe Navarre, Bill Lynde, and C.L. Somers. It possibly was taken around 1935. This photograph is provided through a pilot project to host unique cultural heritage materials from local libraries on Kansas Memory and was accomplished by mutual agreement between the Northeast Kansas Library System, the Rossville Community Library, and the Kansas Historical Society.

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Emma Ellis, Rossville, Kansas

A photograph of Emma Ellis. Emma was elected Rossville, Kansas, treasurer in 1889 on an all-woman ticket. This photograph is provided through a pilot project to host unique cultural heritage materials from local libraries on Kansas Memory and was accomplished by mutual agreement between the Northeast Kansas Library System, the Rossville Community Library, and the Kansas Historical Society.

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Mr. O. Leroy Sedgwick

A photograph of Mr. O. Leroy Sedgwick. He established the Pottawatomi Land Office in St. Marys in 1870, and four years later began publishing a newspaper. In August 1878, he moved his land office to Rossville. The newspaper, The Kansas Valley Times, was moved to Rossville from St. Marys in February 1879. It was published until his death in 1881, and in June of 1882 was sold to the Kansas Valley Publishing Company in Topeka. This photograph is provided through a pilot project to host unique cultural heritage materials from local libraries on Kansas Memory and was accomplished by mutual agreement between the Northeast Kansas Library System, the Rossville Community Library, and the Kansas Historical Society.

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Dr. Henry B. Miller

Dr. Henry B. Miller was born in Rossville, Kansas, on January 1, 1881. He received his degree as Doctor of Medicine in 1908 from the University of Pennsylvania and after a year of interning in Philadelphia he returned to Rossville and worked with his father, Dr. Henry H. Miller, until his father's death in 1916. Dr. Henry B. Miller died September 8, 1957. In 1968, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Miller gave the doctors' building site to the Rossville Community Library in memory of his grandfather, Dr. H.H. Miller, and his uncle, Dr. Henry B. Miller. This photograph is provided through a pilot project to host unique cultural heritage materials from local libraries on Kansas Memory and was accomplished by mutual agreement between the Northeast Kansas Library System, the Rossville Community Library, and the Kansas Historical Society.

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Dr. Henry B. Miller holding Shelley McClain, Rossville, Kansas

Dr. Henry B. Miller with Shelley McClain sitting on his lap at his doctor's office in Rossville, Kansas. See Unit ID 99752 for more information on Dr. Henry B. Miller. This photograph is provided through a pilot project to host unique cultural heritage materials from local libraries on Kansas Memory and was accomplished by mutual agreement between the Northeast Kansas Library System, the Rossville Community Library, and the Kansas Historical Society.

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LaVerne H. Spears

LaVerne H. Spears was born on a farm near Wamego, Kansas, on September 20, 1906. He married Edna Vilven in 1927. They moved to Rossville, Kansas, in 1928. He was mayor from 1955-1965. He was elected to the Kansas State Legislature in 1964 and served for 10 years. He died December 15, 1991. This photograph is provided through a pilot project to host unique cultural heritage materials from local libraries on Kansas Memory and was accomplished by mutual agreement between the Northeast Kansas Library System, the Rossville Community Library, and the Kansas Historical Society.

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Edgar G. Griswold

Edgar G. Griswold was born in Santa Rosa, California, on May 23, 1870. He moved to Rossville in 1902. He was a teacher and farmer as well as served as the Rossville, Kansas, mayor for six years. He died June 27, 1963, in Rossville. This photograph is provided through a pilot project to host unique cultural heritage materials from local libraries on Kansas Memory and was accomplished by mutual agreement between the Northeast Kansas Library System, the Rossville Community Library, and the Kansas Historical Society.

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