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African American musicians

Lawrence, A (Alfred), 19th cent.

This photograph, from a glass plate negative, shows a group of African American men holding musical instruments alongside two women and children. Alfred Lawrence's studio was located in Lawrence, Kansas, but the actual location of this photograph is not known.

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Bicycle adapted for rail use, Bourbon County, Kansas

This photograph shows a woman with a baby in a carriage and a man on a bicycle that has been uniquely adapted for rail use in Bourbon County, Kansas. The bicycle attachment may be the one manufactured by the C. A. Coey Co. of Chicago, Illinois, and frequently advertised in railroad magazines at that time as a way to avoid the dirt and mud of unpaved roads and streets.

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Daily Capital flower automobile, Topeka, Kansas

This sepia colored photograph shows a group of people standing beside an automobile filled with bouquets of flowers and a banner reading "Daily Capital Flower Automobile".

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Dr. Martha Cunningham, Garnett, Kansas

This black and white photograph shows Dr. Martha Cunningham, seated in the buggy, with her sister Belle. The buggy is in front of her office at the corner of Fifth Avenue and Oak Street in Garnett, Kansas. A graduate from the Chicago School of Medicine, Martha and her reliable horse Prince made house calls for over twenty-five years in the Garnett community. Her name and office hours are on the door in the background.

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Employees of Smith automobiles, Topeka, Kansas

A photograph showing three female employees at the Smith automobile factory, Topeka, Kansas. These employees were timekeepers.

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Farm and automobile

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

This is a view of an unidentified farmhouse and buildings presumed to be in Haskell County, Kansas. Also visible are a windmill, barn, and two people seated in an automobile.

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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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Harvey Girls

This black and white photograph shows three Harvey Girls at an unidentified location. In the background boxcars are visible. These young women served meals to travelers at the Fred Harvey hotels and restaurants along the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway line.

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Interior of the Short and Beal grocery store, Fredonia, Wilson County, Kansas

This photograph shows the interior of the Short and Beal grocery store in Fredonia, Wilson County, Kansas. Five employees, and a man who is possibly a customer, are standing in the store.

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J.R. Watkins Medical wagon, Eureka, Kansas

This black and white photograph shows a couple standing beside a J.R. Watkins Medical wagon with sampling cases near Eureka, Kansas. The medical company, founded in 1868 by Joseph Ray Watkins from Plainview, Minnesota, sold medical liniments and salves from the back of a horse drawn wagon. The company may have sold supplies for animals as well as humans because a bucket in the front of the photograph is labeled "stock tonic" and the wagon has "stock and poultry tonic" on it.

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