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Blacksmith, Neodesha, Kansas

This black and white photograph shows a group of men standing before the blacksmith shop in Neodesha, Kansas. Standing second from left is T.J. Norman, Neodesha blacksmith on whose garden plot William M.Mills drilled the first commercially successful oil well in Kansas and in the Mid-Continent Field. Norman moved from the above location to a new place of business on the west bank of the Verdigris river east of town when the well was drilled in 1892.

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Brewery album

A photograph album containing 37 photographs of saloons, Turner Halls, breweries, Shawnee County Courthouse, and shipping and delivery of beer in northeast Kansas.

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Douglas Avenue, Wichita, Kansas

A photograph of several businesses on Douglas Avenue in Wichita, Kansas. The business three doors to the right is Fritz Schnitzler's Saloon with a portrait of him above the porch.

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Eureka Steam Laundry, Liberal, Kansas

This is a photograph of the Eureka Steam Laundry in Liberal, Kansas, with a family and horse drawn carriage in front of the building.

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Fernan (?) Lake Ice Company ice wagon, Hoxie, Kansas

This is a photograph of the Fernan (?) Lake Ice Company horse-drawn ice wagon in Hoxie, Kansas, possibly in 1907.

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Funeral procession of William Schroeder, Alma, Ks

This is a photo of the funeral procession for William Schroeder as it was leaving his home on East Fourth Street in Alma. Herman Richter was a the funeral director when in this photograph from February 19, 1892. It was common in the 19th century for wakes and funerals to be held at the home of the departed. In small towns, undertakers were usually the furniture makers who also manufactured coffins. In Alma, both Richter and Hasenbank undertakers operated furniture stores. The procession is lead by a man carrying the U.S. flag, a drummer, possibly pallbearers walking, a horse-drawn glass sided hearse, and followed by horses pulling buggies. A few houses are along the street, including a stone two-story house in the background.

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Ice wagon, Osage City, Kansas

This black and white photograph shows two men with a horse drawn wagon delivering manufactured ice in Osage City, Kansas.

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James Tarr's blacksmith Shop, Fredonia, Wilson County, Kansas

This photograph shows the exterior of James Tarr's "Plow Work and General Blacksmithing" shop at the corner of 6th and Jefferson streets in Fredonia, Wilson County, Kansas. The building also bears a sign for H. J. Wood and an ad for Catlin's Meerschaum chewing tobacco. There are a number of men standing outside and two horse drawn wagons.

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John Christoph photograph album

This album contains photographs of Ellinwood and Barton County, Kansas, taken by John Christoph. On June 18, 1891, he opened a photography gallery in the north room of a furniture store and continued in the business until February 14, 1919. Christoph also served as the Ellinwood police judge for twenty years.

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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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