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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.


6th Street, Pittsburg, Kansas, American Express & Ringling Brothers Circus

Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964

Horse-drawn freight wagon for American Express Company in front of store by same name in Pittsburg, Kansas. A freight wagon nearby holds two milk cans and a large trunk. In 1917 James C. Hughes was Captain of Battery C, 130th Field Artillery, Kansas National Guard. Battery C was organized in Pittsburg, Kansas. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available on Kansapedia.


Ferry Boat, Andernach, on the Rhine, Germany

Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964

Soldiers are aboard a ferry on the Rhine River in Germany. Notice the horse drawn wagon that is also on the ferry. The photo was taken in 1919 while Captain Hughes was in Germany during the Army of Occupation. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Dodge City, Kansas

Knight, J. Lee

This photograph of a street scene in Dodge City, in Ford County, depicts three of the town's buildings. The building on the left was the first dance hall in Dodge City, owned by a man named Jones. The second building was a grocery and general store owned by George O. Smith and J. B. Edwards, and the third building, also a general store, was owned by a man named Wolf. Also visible are a crowd of men standing in the street, and two horse-drawn wagons loaded with buffalo hides. Dodge City is located on the Santa Fe Trail in western Kansas.


Freight wagons, Liberal, Kansas

This black and white photograph shows a team of pack mules hitched to freight wagons on the streets of Liberal, Kansas. In the background, a group of men can be seen standing in front of C. Summers' business.


Cities Service Petroleum Corporation, El Dorado, Kansas

This black and white photograph shows a team of horses and mules inside the pipe yard of the Cities Service Petroleum Corporation at El Dorado, Kansas. These horse drawn wagons were responsible for transporting the heavy equipment to the oil fields.


C.C. Nicholson store, Topeka, Kansas

These two sepia colored photographs show the exterior view of C.C. Nicholson's wholesale and retail coal and feed store at 1009 North Kansas Avenue in Topeka, Kansas. The building in the second image replace the building in the first image. The second image also has a sign for C. F. Bridge, real estate and rental office. Each image also has a horse drawn wagon.


Gillette & Nicholson lumber yard, Topeka, Kansas

This sepia colored photograph shows delivery wagons in front of the Gillette and Nicholson lumber yard at 100 Kansas Avenue in Topeka, Kansas. It was across the street from the Rock Island Depot.


Bull train on the Dodge City Trail leaving Hays, Kansas

This is a photograph showing A. E. Buedeck's bull train on the Dodge City Trail leaving Hays, Kansas.


Freighter's corral and house on Big Creek in Ellis County, Kansas

This is a photograph showing a freighter's corral and house on Big Creek in Ellis County, Kansas.

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