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Leslie Parsons Collection

Parsons, Leslie

A collection of glass plate negatives taken by Leslie Parsons showing people and scenes around Marshall County including the towns of Randolph, Waterville, and Vliets, Kansas. There is one image of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway yards and depot in Topeka, Kansas.

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Hockaday Motor Cycle Company

Business advertisement contained in the Automobile Club of Wichita's "Year Book" for 1909 to 1910. "Woody" Hockaday, a automobile dealer from Wichita, launched a campaign to mark Kansas auto routes. Later in 1918, he published a road map showing 33 marked highways in the United States.

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Robert Kallaus interview, Kinsley, Kansas

Kallaus, Robert Leon

This transcript of an interview with Robert Kallaus is part of an oral history project entitled "Patterns of Change, Edwards County, Kansas 1950-1970" conducted by the Kinsley Public Library. The project was supported by a Kansas Humanities Council Heritage Grant. Kallaus talks of his family, education, military career, and his memories of the Edwards County community. An interview with his wife Mary Kallaus is also available.

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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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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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