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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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Veselik-Gannon photograph collection

Gannon, Richard

The Veselik-Gannon photograph collection documents farming and ranching activities in Sherman County, Kansas, in the early twentieth century. The photographs include images of sod houses and other residences, barns and outbuildings, many children and farm and ranching families, tractors and other farm machinery, horses and cattle, people doing farm chores, cowboys, and early automobiles and motorcycles. The John L. and Mary Veselik residence near Ruleton appears in many of the photographs. The photographer is unknown. Richard Gannon donated copies of the photographs to the Kansas Historical Society in 1983 after discovering them in a building on his property.

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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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Ladies' Ideal Band of Bethany photograph

Kansas City View Co.

This photograph represents the Ladies' Ideal Band of Bethany, riding in a horse-drawn wagon in MIssouri. The banner adorning the wagon reads, "Tourist Coffee M. & J. Blend." The women band members hold brass instruments and drums.

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Parade float advertising the Exchange Hotel, Ashland, Kansas

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

View of a horse-drawn parade float advertising the Exchange Hotel on a street in Ashland, Kansas. People in the photograph are identified as: Dola Dorsey; Effie Morrison Dorsey; Emma Michael; Amy Dorsey Dugan; Hazel Klinger; Alvin Mull; Orilla Klinger; and Jack Dorsey, the driver.

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First steam plow in Garden City, Finney County, Kansas

Wolf, Henry L. 1850-1924

The photograph shows a group of people around the first steam plow in Garden City, Finney County, Kansas. Also in the background of the photograph there are some tents, buggies, wagons, and a horse.

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Sod home, Garden City, Finney County, Kansas

Wolf, Henry L. 1850-1924

The photograph shows a sod residence in Garden City, Finney County, Kansas around the 1890s. The photograph also shows a family, horses, wagons, and some other buildings.

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First steam plow in Garden City, Finney County, Kansas

Wolf, Henry L. 1850-1924

A photograph showing a group of people posing with the first steam tractor, plow and harrow in Garden City, Finney County, Kansas.

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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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Salina Plumbing Company delivery wagon, Salina, Kansas

These three photographs show the delivery wagons of the Salina Plumbing Company in Salina, Kansas. The first image shows Anna Geis, the bookkeeper, standing next to the wagon. The second view shows Ed Sharp leaning on the wagon. The last photograph shows just the horse and wagon.

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