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Louis, Emma and Florence Palenske at Mill Dam

This is a view of Louis Palenske, with rifle, his wife, Emma Palenske, and daughter, Florence on the dam at the Palenske's flour mill at Alma, Kansas. Funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.

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Interior view of Palenske home

Meier, Gustav H., 1865-1941

This interior view of the Palenske's home dates from the early 1900s when the family lived above Louis Palenske's bank located at 204 Missouri Street in Alma. Identified in this view are, from left to right: Tina Zwanziger (Martin's sister), Minnie Palenske, cousin Charlie Palenske, Emelia Zwanziger (Martin's sister), Arnold Palenske, and Steimel, in the family's front room. Funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.

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Laura Palenske with Jack, the dog

Laura Palenske plays with the family's dog, Jack, in this 1913 photo taken at the family's flour mill at Alma, Kansas. Funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.

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Emma Palenske and daughters at Alma Mill

This is a photo of Emma Palenske and her daughters at the Mid-Kansas Milling Company mill at Alma, Kansas. The photo was taken around 1911, and the refurbished mill is visible in the background. The back of the photo states, "Down by the Mill, Emma (Palenske), Laura, Florence, and outhouse." Funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.

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Kirkwood mining camp, Crawford County, Kansas

A photograph showing people gathered in front of a house in Kirkwood, Kansas. Kirkwood is a small community in Crawford County, Kansas, located 2 miles south of Pittsburg and 1 mile west of US 69. It was laid out by Archie Kirkwood in 1892.

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Weir, Cherokee County, Kansas

Twenty-three photographs of the Weir Mining Camp. Weir City, generally called Weir by the residents, was built on land owned by T. M. Weir and was laid out by him. Weir is located in Cherokee County approximately two miles south of the Cherokee and Crawford county line and nine miles west of the Kansas and Missouri state line. It was founded in 1872 and continues in existence today. Photographs include images of residents, businesses, churches, schools, and private residences. Also included is an image of a boiler explosion, a greeting card, and an invitation to a private event.

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Girard, Kansas

Here are several photographs of Girard, Kansas, the county seat of Crawford County. Photographs include images of schools, a post office, a hotel, the courthouse, and the business and residential districts.

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Arma mining camp, Crawford County, Kansas

Photographs and postcards of the mining camp, businesses, community interests, residents, and buildings in Arma, Kansas. The city of Arma was incorporated in 1909 and is located in Crawford County about nine miles north of Pittsburg. Previously the area was known as Rust, a small coal camp laid out in 1886. The town was inhabited by miners from many of the surrounding mines. Arma continues today and is home to a few businesses, a grade school and a high school.

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