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Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's Fred Harvey lunchroom, Emporia, Kansas

This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's Fred Harvey lunchroom in Emporia, Kansas. At the horse shape counter a group of Harvey Girls are serving and taking orders from customers.


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.


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.


Saxton Automobile, Sedgwick County, Kansas

This black and white photograph shows a group of people in a two seated Saxton automobile holding a pennant that reads " Excuse My Dust".


Golden Charles Dresher photograph collection

Dresher, G. C.

This collection consists of 326 photographs taken by G. C. (Golden Charles) Dresher of Canton, McPherson County, Kansas. The photos mostly concern the Dresher family, their friends and the surrounding area. Photographs of McPherson College students and the flooding of Cow Creek are also included. Dorothy May (Dresher) Richards, the daughter of G. C. Dresher, donated the original glass plate negatives to the Kansas Historical Society in 1999.


Pioneer school teacher, Finney County, Kansas

This photograph shows Miss Downey at her back door. Maude Elliott's uncle's Model T is in front of the house.


Garver Flying Circus

This black and white photograph shows members of the Garver Flying Circus at the Lone Tree Ranch in Attica, Kansas. Standing from left to right: David Garver, LeVaughn Neville, Ruth Garver, Mrs. R. O. Williamson (or Mrs. Ruby Arrowsmith), Ray O. Williamson ( or Jay Sadowsky), Karl Garver, Paul Duncan, Wayne Neville. The Garver Flying Circus, established around 1920 or 1921 by Karl Garver from Attica, Kansas, and Cyle Horchem an ex-army flyer from Ransom, Kansas, performed spectacular aerial stunts across the Kansas sky. The group of daredevils successfully entertained the crowds of spectators with death defying acts until tragedy struck in 1924, when Ruth Garver "Champion Lady Parachute Jumper" fell to her death from one thousand feet with a tangled parachute. Later that year, Cyle Horchem slipped and fell to his death as he climbed onto a wing while in flight. Karl Garver continued to perform at air shows, but eventually sold his airplanes and died of alcohol poisoning in 1926.


Women in car, Lane County, Kansas

This black and white photograph shows a group of young woman sitting in a car in Lane County, Kansas. The women have been identified from L to R as follows: Thelma Tymer, Ions Consret, Adelphia McCoy, Lethea Hyames, Marie Vavis Yey, Ethel Myers, Mildred Hyames and Mattie Morehead.


David Paul home, Weskan, Kansas


This black and white photograph shows a group of people standing beside an automobile as cattle roam nearby. In the background the homestead of Mr. and Mrs. David Paul is visible. The two-story structure was original a hotel for men in 1888. For a number of years Fourth of July celebrations were held in the grove of trees. There is a windmill by the house. The photo is near Weskan, Wallace County.


Santa Fe Trail centennial parade, Council Grove, Kansas

Claiborne, Photo, Osawatomie, KS

This sepia colored photograph shows Wildeana Withers, Miss Kansas, in front of a motorized steam locomotive for the Santa Fe Trail's centennial parade held in Council Grove, Kansas. The locomotive can be seen along the parade route in Kansas Memory item 226063.

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