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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.

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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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Twins Lorene and Loring Miner in a kafir corn field

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

This is a view of twins Lorene ("Sis") and Loring ("Pill") Miner in a field of kafir corn on Dr. Miner's farm in Haskell County, Kansas.

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Cattle in a fenced pasture

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

This is a view of cattle in a fenced pasture, next to a barn, on an unidentified farm presumed to be in Haskell County, Kansas. Also visible in the photograph are a man afoot, a horse-drawn carriage, a farmhouse and outlying farm buildings, and a man and boys astride horses.

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Homestead, Finney County, Kansas

Wolf, Henry L. 1850-1924

A photograph of a family farm in Finney County, Kansas. The family is standing in front of their residence and outbuildings. Also visible is a barn, windmill, horses, and a rocking horse.

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Gary and Tami Woods, Lebanon, Kansas

Worley, Barry J

These photographs are part the Kansas State Historical Society's online exhibit, "Wheat People: Celebrating Kansas Harvest." This exhibit focuses on the people who have built Kansas's agricultural reputation. In June 1998 the KSHS staff followed harvesters from the Oklahoma border to far northwestern Kansas. They photographed and interviewed families from the top twenty wheat-producing counties in Kansas. The photographs featured here are of Gary and Tami Woods of Lebanon, Kansas.

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W. J. Evans' Ash Grove farm in Gove County, Kansas

This is a photograph of Ash Grove farm owned by W. J. Evans. It was located near Grainfield, Kansas. It shows a house and several other buildings. Visible in the photograph is a windmill. The young girl is unidentified. The landscaping around the house is fairly extensive.

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Group of people in a horse drawn wagon near Grainfield, Kansas

This is possibly a photograph of a church group. Ed and Fred Albin are on the front seat left and behind them is their father Thomas Bishop Albin and Flora Albin Boyer (#4).

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Family with their sod house, Decatur County, Kansas

This is a photograph of an unidentified family standing in front of their sod house near Norcatur, Decatur County, Kansas. Visible in the photograph is a windmill.

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A young girl, Gray County, Kansas

This is a photograph of a young girl standing on a dirt road in Gray County, Kansas. Her family home and outbuildings are in the background. The lower portions of a windmill is visible also.

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