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People on a flatbed railroad car

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

This is a view, presumed to have been taken in Haskell County, Kansas, of a large group of people (men and women) on a flat railroad car being pulled by a locomotive. Also visible are a horse-drawn wagon and its driver.

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Land buyers visit Satanta, Haskell County, Kansas

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

This is a view of James Septer Patrick's business building (Jas. S. Patrick Agent for Satanta Lots And Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Lands) in Satanta, Kansas. There is a modified Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe logo on the front of Patrick's building. Some railroads received lands from the federal government. They sold the lands to help raise funds to build the railroad. Also visible in the photograph are the Deal building and a water tower, both under construction, and people seated in four automobiles. The first two cars contain land buyers from Wichita, Kansas (only John Jacob Miller, seated next to the driver in the first car, is identified ), the third car contains Mr. and Mrs. John Henry Johnson from Sublette, Kansas, and James Septer Patrick is alone in the fourth car. Note the steering wheels are on the right side of the cars.

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Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's Fred Harvey House, Hutchinson, Kansas

This photograph shows a group of Harvey Girls gathered in the dining room of the Harvey House at the Bisonte Hotel in Hutchinson, Kansas. The facility designed by architect J.G. Holland opened in November of 1897. For a number of years the hotel provided service until the late 1940s when it closed its doors due to the decline in rail services. The building was razed between 1964 and 1965.

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Harvey Girls, Syracuse, Kansas

This photograph shows a group of Harvey House girls standing in front of the Fred Harvey restaurant in Syracuse, Kansas. The women, wearing modest black dresses with long white aprons, served meals to travelers at the Fred Harvey hotels and restaurants along the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway line.

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L. W. Halbe Collection

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

The L. W. (Leslie Winfield) Halbe photo collection consists of 1500 glass plate negatives produced by Halbe during his teenage years. Halbe lived in Dorrance, Russell County, Kansas, and began taking photographs of the region with an inexpensive Sears and Roebuck camera when he was fifteen years old.

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Mary Fox interview, Kinsley, Kansas

Fox, Mary Alice (Johnston)

This transcript of an interview with Mary Fox is part of an oral history project entitled "Patterns of Change, Edwards County, Kansas 1950-1970" conducted by the Kinsley Public Library. The project was supported by a Kansas Humanities Council Heritage Grant. Fox talks of her family, education, and her memories of the Edwards County community.

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Santa Fe Festival Days float, Topeka, Kansas

King, Ernest V., 1874-1964

This sepia colored photograph shows nine ladies from the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's treasury department on a parade float for Santa Fe Festival Days in Topeka, Kansas. The woman have been identified by their numbers. Number One: Driver; Elizabeth Dyer, Number Two: Pansy Entrim, Number Three: Lillie Mc Fadden, Number Four: Helen Dickerson, Number Five: Anna Erickson, Number Six: Anna Heartburg, Number Seven: Joyce Swartz, Number Eight: name unknown, Number Nine: Anna Goodman.

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