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Crandall House, at depot Lawrence, Kansas. 323 miles west of St. Louis Mo.

Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882

This stereograph shows people standing on a platform in front of the Crandall House in Lawrence, Kansas. The Kaw Valley Saloon is visible in the photograph. The photograph is from Alexander Gardner's series, Across the Continent on the Union Pacific Railway, Eastern Division.

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Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's Fred Harvey lunchroom, Emporia, Kansas

This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's Fred Harvey lunchroom in Emporia, Kansas. At the horse shape counter a group of Harvey Girls are serving and taking orders from customers.

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Rural Electrification Administration, Brown County

Wiggins, Byron

These workers from the Rural Electrification Administration are installing lines and poles in Brown County, Kansas. This was the first rural electrical line in Kansas.

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Lawrence, Kansas Territory

Rice, J. E.

Copy of a drawing by J. E. Rice of part of Lawrence, 1855

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Elmer and Bert Underwood

Elmer and Bert Underwood, brothers and owners of the Underwood Stereograph Business in Ottawa, Kansas. The portraits are from "Life Magazine," September 8, 1947, page 24.

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Thomas Ewing, Jr., to Judge M. F. Moore

Letter Press Book of Thomas Ewing, Jr. He moved to Kansas Territory in 1856 and established a law practice in Leavenworth. It is from this town, Kansas Territory's largest city, where he also had many investments, that he wrote Judge M. F. Moore, Sioux City, Iowa, regarding Moore's investments and other opportunities in Leavenworth.

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Thomas Ewing to Dear Sir

Ewing, Thomas, 1829-1896

Accompanying a two page, mostly illegible letter from Thomas Ewing letter press book dated Leavenworth, July 14, 1857, was a two page addendum describing and itemizing the cost of building 40 new and reconstructing the roofs on 27 previously built houses in Leavenworth--total cost, $8,990. He also provided an estimate as to rent that could be expected on these properties and on "a two story brick building, such as you spoke of building on the corner of 4 & Delaware."

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Thomas Ewing, Jr., to Sir J. M. Winchell

Ewing, Thomas, 1829-1896

This letter from Ewing in Leavenworth to James M. Winchell at "Wyandott" addressed a question regarding real estate in the latter's city and the upcoming Osawatomie convention for the founding of the Republican Party in Kansas. Ewing believed the "opposition" would "have no difficulty in carrying the county: but if the party is badly managed at Osawattomie [sic], & at subsequent conventions, our county is surely gone and probably the Territory."

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Official guide to the New Santa Fe Trail

Taylor Motor Company (Hutchinson, Kan.)

This promotional guide book was designed to encourage the improvement of conditions of all roads that make up the integral part of the Santa Fe Trail. The automobile is advertised as the main means of transportation in the new age of discovering old trails of commerce through Kansas.

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U.S. 50 coast to coast. The central pleasure route

U.S. 50 Federation

This pamphlet by the U.S. 50 Federation promotes travel on U.S. Route 50 from the Pacific to the Atlantic coasts. It details specifically the travel and tourism sites to be found on the highway through Kansas. Automobile travel is highlighted as an exciting means to explore and see the many attractions found throughout the nation.

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