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Kansas circa '90

Pierce, Jeff

This film depicts the life a young boy in Kansas in the 1890s. Filmed in the old Kansas Historical Society museum, the film portrays a dentist, photographer, blacksmith, and printer, and addresses the Kansas statehouse, Dodge City and cow towns, railroad expansion, the mechanization of agriculture, public schools, coal mining, salt mining, labor organizations, the Dalton Gang, Populism, and a diphtheria epidemic. The film was produced by The Junior League of Topeka, Inc.; The Channel 11 Club of Topeka; and the Extramural Independent Study Center, Division of Continuing Education, University of Kansas. The film was copyrighted by the University of Kansas and is provided by permission.

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Seeding Hubbard squash, M.G. Lee's farm, Finney County, Kansas

Wolf, Henry L. 1850-1924

The photograph shows men and children seeding Hubbard squash on M.G. Lee's farm in Finney County, Kansas.

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Florence Nightingale correspondence

Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910

These are original handwritten letters to and from Florence Nightingale, famous for being a pioneer English nurse. Topics include her health, her work and her interests in India and its irrigation systems, her mother's death, her correspondents' work and affairs (particularly Mr. Burton's children's institute), and other topics. Correspondents include, among others, Colonel James Fife, Alice Hepworth, F. H. Butler, and Mr. Burton. Also amongst the materials are dried flowers gathered from Cathcart's Hill in the Crimea. This correspondence is part of the historic psychiatry material in the Menninger Archives.

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Plowing, Russell County, Kansas

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

View of people working with six teams of horses which are pulling plows at F. Sprinkle's farm in Russell County, Kansas. Also visible are a man and young girl standing next to an an automobile, and two unharnessed horses.

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"The End, 1883"

Garretson, M.S.

This ink on paper drawing by Martin Garretson depicts the artist's conception of the changes in western Kansas as the open prairie was claimed for family farms. By 1883, the vast buffalo herds of the central plains had been hunted almost to the point of extinction. In the drawing, one man is shown loading bleached buffalo bones into an oxen-drawn wagon, while another man with a horse-drawn plow has begun plowing the cleared prairie for a farm crop. A young girl and boy are shown with piles of horns and horned skulls, and a woman is shown standing in the doorway of a small farmhouse in the background.

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Heading wheat in Kiowa County, Kansas

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

View of farmers heading wheat in Kiowa County, Kansas. Horse-drawn harvesting equipment, and a couple seated in a horse-drawn carriage, are also visible in the photograph.

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C. D. Perry's irrigation ditch near Englewood, Kansas

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

View of a couple standing along an irrigation ditch on the Clarence D. Perry farm near Englewood, Kansas.

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Round-up in Clark County, Kansas

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

This is a view of cowboys on their horses at a roundup in Clark County, Kansas. In the foreground are bedrolls and blankets. A windmill and a herd of horses are visible in the background.

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Harvesting kafir corn and loading a header barge

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

This is a view of farmers harvesting kafir corn in Haskell County, Kansas. Robert Franklin (Frank) McCoy is in the foreground holding stalks of kafir corn. Visible in the background are two unidentified men with the horse-drawn harvester and header barge equipment.

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Harvesting wheat, Ellis County

Alex Schumacher and his brothers, Volga-German immigrants, use a steam powered threshing machine to harvest wheat near Munjor, Kansas.

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