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Harvesting wheat in Garden City, Kansas

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

This is a photograph showing farmers harvesting wheat from a field near the beet sugar factory in Garden City, Kansas.


Dudley's Drug Store, Silver Lake, Kansas

This photograph shows an exterior view of Dudley's Drug Store in Silver Lake, Kansas. A man possibly identified as Dr. Dudley is visible sitting in a chair on the front porch of the store. Also visible on the right side of the picture is an elevator, and a man is visible standing in front of it. Partially visible in the background between the drug store and the elevator is a Union Pacific rail car.


Wallace business directory, Wallace, Kansas

This photograph shows a framed display board labeled, "Wallace, the Metropolis of Western Kansas. Directory of the thoroughly reliable business houses." There are 17 businesses advertised on the display, and many of the advertisement also contain photographs of the business buildings. Businesses listed include: Robert M. Auchard, Land, Loan and Insurance Agent; Peter Robidoux, Pioneer Merchant of Wallace; Felix T. Gandy, Real Estate Broker; Forker and McQuiston, Fresh and Salt Meats; Charles H. Musser, Sheet Metalware, Pumps, Stoves, Tinware, Iron pipe and fitting; Wallace County Register; Merchants Bank of Wallace; W. A. Oetzer, Druggist and Pharmacist; C. M. Henkel, Watchmaker and Jeweler; J. R. Hanger, Popular Barber Shop; B. I. Look and Company, Dry Goods and Clothing; A. J. Phillips, Fresh and Salt Meats; J. W. Dilworth, Grocery Headquarters; Law and Land Office; Dr. J. Haggart, Physician and Surgeon; Caufman and Coburn, Livery, Feed, and Sale Stables; and The Albany House.


Agricultural equipment, Garden City, Finney County, Kansas

Wolf, Henry L. 1850-1924

The photograph shows the first steam powered plow in Garden City, Finney County, Kansas. The photograph also shows a man, who looks to be steering the plow while another man is riding on it. In the background of the photo there are a few buildings.



Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company

This black and white photograph shows cowboys rounding up cattle at a unidentified location.


Iowa Beef Processors, Inc., Emporia

This photograph shows workers cutting meat at the Iowa Beef Processors, Inc. in Emporia, Kansas. The company was founded in 1960 in Denison, Iowa. It was the largest meat packing operations in the United States until it was acquired in 2001 by Tyson Foods Inc. based in Springdale, Arkansas.


Christian Balzac Hoffman

A photograph showing Christian Balzac (C.B.) Hoffman seated in a chair reading a book. Born in Switzerland, where his family was in the milling business, C. B immigrated with his family to Wisconsin and then Kansas. The family originally located in Leavenworth when they came to Kansas but they moved to Dickinson County where C. B.'s father Christian was one of the founders of Enterprise, Kansas. After college, C. B. joined his father's milling business but he was involved in numerous other businesses. C. B. Hoffman was active in politics and evolved from a Republican to a Populist to a Socialist. As his beliefs evolved, he gradually cut ties with family in Enterprise. By 1910, he was divorced from his first wife and Hoffman and his second wife were living in Kansas City, Kansas. He ran for U.S. Senator from Kansas on the Socialist ticket in 1914.


Plowing, Russell County, Kansas

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

View of men driving five horse-drawn plows, each pulled by a team of four horses, tilling the land on the G. Garrett farm in Russell County, Kansas. Also visible are a man seated in an open automobile parked in the tilled field, and houses and farm buildings along the distant horizon.



Erb, Don

This black and white photograph shows cattle being moved into a stock pen at a unidentified location. In the background, tank cars and boxcars are visible from a nearby rail line.


Bernhard Warkentin

Portrait of Bernhard Warkentin, pioneer Mennonite and miller of Red Turkey wheat in Halstead and Newton, Kansas. Warkentin's greatest contribution was the introduction of hard Turkey wheat into Kansas. Also, he helped establish several large Mennonite settlements in Kansas.

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