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William Howard Taft campaigning for President, Newton, Kansas

This sepia colored photograph shows William Howard Taft, the Republican candidate for the U.S. Presidency, speaking to the crowd at the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Newton, Kansas. Standing to the left of Taft is the U.S. Senator from Kansas Charles Curtis. Taft won the November election by defeating the Democratic candidate William Jennings Bryan to become the twenty-seventh President of the United States.

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Rural mail carriers, Oakley, Kansas

This black and white photograph shows three rural mail carriers with their motorcycles in front of the post office at Oakley, Kansas. Two of the motorcycles have Thor IV written across the tank.

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Walter Pearce Hull photograph collection

Walter Pearce Hull, 1870-1956

This series of photographs was taken by Walter Pearce Hull. He was born November 22, 1870, in Eyota, Minnesota, grew up in Athens, Alabama, and moved to Kansas as a young man. His parents were Joseph Gould Hull, born May 4, 1840 in Orangeville, Ohio and Eliza Jane Westfall, born October 29, 1847 in Bushnell, Illinois. By 1894 he was manager of the Northrup Store in Colony. He served as a 1st Lt. In the 20th Kansas Infantry, U.S. Volunteers, 1898-99, during the Philippine-American War, serving on Frederick Funston's staff. He returned to Iola after he was discharged and was manager of the Northrup store there. Hull was a skilled amateur photographer. Many of the photos were taken while he was courting Lenna Myrtle Jolliffe, 1908-1909. They married December 22, 1909 in Bentonville, Arkansas. They lived at 420 S. Washington Street, Iola and had three children: Harriet, born September 29, 1910, Berrien Jolliffe, born October 15, 1913, and Lenna Doris, born December 3, 1915.

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Rural mail carriers, Oakley, Kansas

This black and white photograph shows three rural mail carriers standing beside their motorcycles in front of the post office at Oakley, Kansas. Two of the motorcycles have Thor IV written across the tank.

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Rural mail carriers, Oakley, Kansas

This black and white photograph shows three rural mail carriers on their motorcycles in front of the post office at Oakley, Kansas. Two of the motorcycles have Thor IV written across the tanks.

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Topeka Post Office, Topeka, Kansas

This sepia colored photograph shows the Topeka Post Office substation "C" at the intersection of Willow and Greenwood in the Potwin Place subdivision. The uniquely designed building served as a trolley station and post office for the residents of the Potwin neighborhood. The individuals have been identified from left to right: George Dagg, mailer carrier, Fred Farnsworth, mail carrier, and Abram Bunker, station "C" manger.

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Osborne Fire Department, Osborne, Kansas

This black and white photograph shows a group of firemen in their uniforms standing beside or seated behind the wheel of a fire truck in Osborne, Kansas. The second image is just the fire truck. Both images are, probably, in front of the town's fire station.

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Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas

Multiple scenes of Sherman County, Kansas.

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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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Firemen, Abilene, Kansas

This photograph shows two men seated in a horse-drawn wagon equipped with ladders and hoses in Abilene, Kansas.

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