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Hillside Prescription Shop, Wichita, Kansas

This photograph shows an exterior view of the Hillside Prescription Shop in Wichita, Kansas. The sign above the corner of the store includes the traditional Rx pharmacy prescription symbol. The sign below it advertises "Armstrong's Quality Chekd Ice Cream." Signs visible in the windows also advertise "Prescriptions, Cosmetics, Gifts," and "Johnson and Johnson First Aid Needs." Another sign advertises "Vitamins." To the left of the corner of the building, a telephone booth is visible, and an automobile is partially visible behind it.

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Cheney Drug Company, Cheney, Kansas

These photographs show views of the Cheney Drug Company store in Cheney, Kansas. The first photograph shows an exterior view of the Cheney Drug Company located in the Collins and Joslyn Building. Four men are visible standing in front of the store, and a sign below the windows advertises drugs and soda water. The offices above the drug store are identified as those of Dr. Artman, M. D., and the telephone office. The business to the left of the drug store is identified as Robert King Jewelry Store. Four men are visible near the front of the store on the right side of the picture, and a girl and a dog are visible in front of the store to the left of Cheney Drug Company. A horse-drawn buggy and a wagon are visible in the street. The second photograph shows an interior view of the Cheney Drug Company store. A man and woman are visible standing in the store. Many display cases are visible along both sides of the store, and shelves line the left, back, and right walls. The shelves on the left appear to be filled with bottles of chemicals and pharmacy supplies. A partially visible sign across the top of the back shelves reads, "To cure a cold in one day." The hanging sign near the middle of the picture reads, "Wise men smoke Ben-Hur cigars," and advertises the five cent price. A wall clock is visible on the left side of the back wall.

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King Drug Store, Hays, Kansas

This photograph shows an interior view of King Drug Store in Hays, Kansas. Two employees are seen standing behind the display counters assisting a customer standing in front of the counter. Other items are seen in display cases along the wall. The middle display counter appears to have tobacco products or cigars in it, and a metal spitoon is visible on the floor in front of the counter. A wall-mounted telephone is visible in the background on the left.

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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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Rexall Drug Store and Post Office, Alta Vista, Kansas

Two photographs showing the exterior view of the Rexall Drug Store and the Post Office in Alta Vista, Kansas. The first photograph shows damage from the 1912 tornado that struck Alta Vista. In the second photograph, two men are visible standing in front of the drug store, and another man is visible standing in front of the Post Office. The photograph identifies R. W. Hull as the proprietor. The sign above the corner door visible on the left side of the picture reads, "Drugs," and the sign above the windows reads, "Ice cream, candies, and cigars." Some advertising signs are partially visible in the window of the drug store. A small sign reading "Post Office" is partially visible in front of the windows of the building on the right.

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