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State to make coal operators tell all the facts

Topeka Capital

This article in the Topeka Capital newspaper provides some details about the probe into the coal operating companies doing business in Kansas. Coal operators and dealers were called into Topeka to produce their books and give sworn testimony about their earnings in Kansas.

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Snow tunnel, Cimarron, Kansas

This is a photograph showing a snow tunnel built over a sidewalk in Cimarron, Kansas. The tunnel was built by Millerand and Dillman. It was labeled a "subway." There are men standing on the tunnel and 3 boys by the tunnel.

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United States Office of Indian Affairs, Central Superintendency, St. Louis, Missouri. Volume 9, Correspondence

United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Central Superintendency

This volume contains correspondence sent by the Office of Indian Affairs, Central Superintendency in St. Louis, Missouri from 1847-1855. The correspondence was sent by the Superintendents of Indian Affairs to the Commissioners of Indian Affairs. During this period the superintendents included Thomas H. Harvey, David D. Mitchell, and Alfred Cumming; the commissioners included William Medill, Orlando Brown, Luke Lea, and George Washington Manypenny. Topics of discussion focused on the appropriation of federal funds for treaties, the hiring and firing of Indian agents, and the transportation and storage of goods and supplies. Partial funding for the digitization of these records was provided by the National Park Service. A searchable, full-text (PDF) transcription is available under "External Links" below.

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Charles and George Sternberg

This photograph shows prominent Kansas paleontologists,( left to right), Charles H. Sternberg, 1850-1943, and his son, George F. Sternberg, 1883-1969. The Sternberg Museum of Natural History in Hays, Kansas, contains fossils collected by the Sternberg family.

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United States Office of Indian Affairs, Central Superintendency, St. Louis, Missouri. Surveys of Indian Reservations

United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Central Superintendency

Series of maps and surveys of reservations from the United States Office of Indian Affairs, Central Superintendency, in St. Louis, Missouri. Partial funding for the digitization of these records was provided by the National Park Service.

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Blue River ferries

Root, George Allen, 1867-1949

A history of the ferries and ferry companies that operated around Kansas's Blue River, more commonly known as the Big Blue.

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Missouri Fur Company records

Missouri Fur Company

This ledger is part of the papers of William Clark, president of the Board of Directors for the Missouri Fur Company, discovered with the records of the U. S. Indian Affairs, Central Superintendency (Volume 30). The Missouri Fur Company explored the Missouri River region and traded with several Indian tribes. Included are the "Articles of Association of the Missouri Fur Company," dated January 24, 1812, and the meeting minutes and accounts payable/receivable of the Board of Directors. The ledger also contains the signatures of William Clark, Manuel Lisa and several members of the Chouteau family of St. Louis.

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Missouri Fur Company records

Missouri Fur Company

This ledger and letterbook of the Missouri Fur Company are part of the papers of William Clark, a board member of that company. The volume was discovered with the records of the U. S. Indian Affairs, Central Superintendency. Clark (of the Lewis and Clark Expedition) served as Indian superintendent for the central superintendency from 1807 until his death in 1838. The page headings read in French: "La Compagny des Fourures du Missoury." The last page of the book includes an entry for July 12, 1817.

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Christmas scene

This black and white photograph shows a Christmas tree adorned with lights and decorations. In the foreground a woman is kneeling before the tree.

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Kansas River ferries

Histories and descriptions of ferries and ferry companies that used the Kansas River. Some of the ferries listed are the Wyandot National, Silas Armstrong, Santa Fe Road, Eureka, Muncie, Grinter, Toulee, Keeler, Chouteau also known as the Campbell, and Tiblow also known as the Parrish. The oldest of these is reported to be the Grinter Ferry which was established in 1831.

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