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Peach canning time on the farm

Martin, William H., 1865-1940

This photomontage or exaggerated postcard shows a group of men canning and preserving oversize peaches.

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Picnicking on watermelon

This photograph from a glass plate negative shows two woman and a young child picnicking on slices of watermelon.

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Kansas Official Council, Topeka, Kansas

Paul Harrison

This is a panoramic photo of the members of the Kansas Official Council, Topeka, Kansas, grouped on the steps of the Capitol. This is a gathering of various county officials and the 1924 meeting was, apparently, the largest group to that time. A newspaper article indicated that 750 people attended. There is a banner that says "Kansas Grows the Best Wheat in the World." A boys band, including some African-American boys, is kneeling at the front of the group.

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Eating watermelon, Wichita, Kansas

This black and white photograph shows twin girls eating watermelon at a unidentified home in Wichita, Kansas.

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Cultivating potatoes, Valley Falls, Kansas

This black and white photograph shows a woman with children cultivating potatoes in a field near Valley Falls, Kansas.

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Gary and Tami Woods, Lebanon, Kansas

Worley, Barry J

These photographs are part the Kansas State Historical Society's online exhibit, "Wheat People: Celebrating Kansas Harvest." This exhibit focuses on the people who have built Kansas's agricultural reputation. In June 1998 the KSHS staff followed harvesters from the Oklahoma border to far northwestern Kansas. They photographed and interviewed families from the top twenty wheat-producing counties in Kansas. The photographs featured here are of Gary and Tami Woods of Lebanon, Kansas.

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Harvesting turnips

This photograph shows a group of people harvesting turnips at an unidentified location.

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Winnie and Larry McClain, Rossville, Kansas

Winnie and her son, Larry, enjoying watermelon at the Lions watermelon feed in Rossville, Kansas, September 1960. 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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Seeding Hubbard squash, M.G. Lee's farm, Finney County, Kansas

Wolf, Henry L. 1850-1924

The photograph shows men and children seeding Hubbard squash on M.G. Lee's farm in Finney County, Kansas.

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Watermelon crop, Haskell County, Kansas

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

This is a view of people in a watermelon patch in Haskell County, Kansas. A farmhouse, a horse-drawn carriage, and additional equipment and animals are visible in the background. Some of the people in the photograph are eating some watermelon.

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