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Cyrus Kurtz Holliday to Mary Dillon Holliday

Holliday, Cyrus Kurtz, 1826-1900

Cyrus K. Holliday wrote to Mary from Chicago, Illinois, one stop along his journey to Washington, D. C. where he would lobby Congress for assistance with the Atchison and Topeka Railroad. He gave details of his journey and mentioned several people he had or planned to visit en route to Washington. Kansas Territory was suffering an especially severe winter.

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Land buyers visit Satanta, Haskell County, Kansas

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

This is a view of James Septer Patrick's business building (Jas. S. Patrick Agent for Satanta Lots And Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Lands) in Satanta, Kansas. There is a modified Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe logo on the front of Patrick's building. Some railroads received lands from the federal government. They sold the lands to help raise funds to build the railroad. Also visible in the photograph are the Deal building and a water tower, both under construction, and people seated in four automobiles. The first two cars contain land buyers from Wichita, Kansas (only John Jacob Miller, seated next to the driver in the first car, is identified ), the third car contains Mr. and Mrs. John Henry Johnson from Sublette, Kansas, and James Septer Patrick is alone in the fourth car. Note the steering wheels are on the right side of the cars.

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Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's Fred Harvey House, Hutchinson, Kansas

This photograph shows a group of Harvey Girls gathered in the dining room of the Harvey House at the Bisonte Hotel in Hutchinson, Kansas. The facility designed by architect J.G. Holland opened in November of 1897. For a number of years the hotel provided service until the late 1940s when it closed its doors due to the decline in rail services. The building was razed between 1964 and 1965.

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Wellington Girl's Band

Dodge, E. L.

Photo of the Wellington Girl's Band standing in front of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Reading Room. In 1913 the Welington Girls' Band played at both the Kansas State Fair and the Oklahoma State Fair. The following are the names of members of the band with instrument each played. CORNETS: Irene Osborne, Pauline Osborne, Claudine Waugh, Velma Prock, Vera Wonder, Marie Thompson, Mary Lamb. HORNS: Jennie Phelps, Esther Liddle, Marguerite Smith, Rosie McKowen, Mollie Harbaugh. BARITONES: Maude Price (Mrs. F.E.) Mildred Schwinn, Ruth Droz. TROMBONES: Ruth McIntypre, Ruth Barner, Glays Robinson, Pauline Nelson. BASES: Pearl Loofburrow, Hazel Brumley, Ruth Infield. DRUMS: Ersel Loofburrow, Leah Knowles. CLARINETS: Mildred Waugh, Bessie Whitmann, Laurina Hunt, Grace Burks, Isabel Brandenberg, Vaughnie Waynick, Alice Rutherford, Essie Davis, Sybella Matthews. SAXAPHONES: Marie Murphy, Vesta Kerns, Cecil Pierpont, Olive Collins, Pansy McIntyre, Emily Bailey.

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Harvey Girls, Syracuse, Kansas

This photograph shows a group of Harvey House girls standing in front of the Fred Harvey restaurant in Syracuse, Kansas. The women, wearing modest black dresses with long white aprons, served meals to travelers at the Fred Harvey hotels and restaurants along the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway line.

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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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Carmen Rodriguez interview, Kinsley, Kansas

Rodriguez, Carmen Rustica (Molina)

This transcript of an interview with Carmen Rodriguez 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. Rodriguez talks of her family, education, and her memories of the Edwards County community.

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Santa Fe Festival Days float, Topeka, Kansas

King, Ernest V., 1874-1964

This sepia colored photograph shows nine ladies from the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's treasury department on a parade float for Santa Fe Festival Days in Topeka, Kansas. The woman have been identified by their numbers. Number One: Driver; Elizabeth Dyer, Number Two: Pansy Entrim, Number Three: Lillie Mc Fadden, Number Four: Helen Dickerson, Number Five: Anna Erickson, Number Six: Anna Heartburg, Number Seven: Joyce Swartz, Number Eight: name unknown, Number Nine: Anna Goodman.

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Land contract between the Union Pacific Railway Company and Alice Moore

Land contract made between the Union Pacific Railway Company and Miss Alice Moore of Arapahoe County, Colorado. Moore bought 160 acres in Wallace County, Kansas, from the railroad for $880.

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