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Topeka centennial parade

This film footage of the Topeka centennial parade includes intermittent commentary and shows horses and wagons, marching bands (from Chanute and Ottumwa), and floats of various clubs and organizations including the Holton Saddle Club; the Shawnee Saddle Club; a square dancing club; the Army Reserve; the Colony Teachers Association; the Union Pacific railroad; the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe railroad; the Topeka Fire Department; and the Jayhawk Council. The parade was filmed on Kansas Avenue in Topeka, Kansas, in front of the Jenkins Music Company.

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Kansas as it is. a complete review of the resources, advantages and drawbacks of the great central state

Burch, Lawrence D.

This book was written to meet the popular demand for reliable information about Kansas. It contains statistics on population, lands in cultivation, crops, schools, churches and other information. It was intended mainly as a guide to the people who were seeking lands and homes in the new West.

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Handbook of Osborne County, Kansas

This handbook was published by the Junction Steam Print Press in Kansas City, Missouri, for immigrants possibly traveling to Kansas. It encouraged agricultural settlement in the Solomon River Valley. The text tells of the community's schools and churches, the abundant natural resources, and shows lithographs of local ranches and businesses. There is also a statistical chart for every township in Osborne County, listing information on crops, livestock, and items related to the household.

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Transactions of the Kansas State Board of Agriculture, 1875

Kansas State Board of Agriculture

This annual report from the Kansas State Board of Agriculture includes information on livestock and other agricultural topics. A subject of note is a report on the Rocky Mountain locust invasion. Also covered are county statistics for population, acreages, productions, live stock, industry,and assessed valuation of property. State statistics, crop and livestock statistics are also included.

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Second biennial report of the Kansas State Board of Agriculture, 1879-80

Kansas State Board of Agriculture

This biennial report from the Kansas State Board of Agriculture includes information on livestock and other agricultural topics. Also covered are county statistics for population, acreages, assessed valuation of property, and a listing of churches for each county. Maps of each county show railroads, waterways, post offices, and school houses.

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Kansas Centennial souvenir bag

This souvenir wheat bag was produced by the Kansas Centennial Distributors Incorporated, a entity created for distributing and selling items copyrighted with the Kansas Centennial Seal. The item was produced for the Kansas Centennial in 1961 and referenced the prominent role of wheat production in Kansas.

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Eighth biennial report of the Kansas State Board of Agriculture, 1891-1892

Kansas State Board of Agriculture

This biennial report from the Kansas State Board of Agriculture contains two parts and the page numbering starts over at the beginning of Part II. The volume contains a section on each county, providing summary information about the history of the county, a description of the landscape, crops, livestock, schools, and churches. A large number of tables with statistics about Kansas residents and crop yields, broken down by county, are also included. Other chapters are devoted to interesting subjects such as apiculture, artificial forests, loco weeds, and chinch bugs.

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Milk bottles

Kansas. State Board of Health

This poster issued by the Kansas State Board of Health shows important factors for ensuring safe milk for children.

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Eagle wheat weaving

Banbury, Joyce

Wheat weaving artist Joyce Banbury presented this eagle to Governor John Carlin in Topeka on August 18, 1986. The weaving was given on behalf of the Kansas Wheat Commission (KWC) to recognize Governor Carlin?s support for wheat producers. Joyce Banbury, of Russell, Kansas, was commissioned by KWC to complete the weaving. She was a skilled artist who wrote books on wheat weaving and was frequently featured in craft magazines. Banbury and her son specialized in growing vintage wheat breeds with long stems suitable for weaving. The eagle took two days to weave and it is made from a vintage hard winter wheat grown by Banbury on her Russell farm.

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Hays, Kansas

These eight photographs show buildings and views of Hays, Kansas.

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