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Cattle in a fenced pasture

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

This is a view of cattle in a fenced pasture, next to a barn, on an unidentified farm presumed to be in Haskell County, Kansas. Also visible in the photograph are a man afoot, a horse-drawn carriage, a farmhouse and outlying farm buildings, and a man and boys astride horses.

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Allen County, Kansas, floods--1951

These numerous photographs show flooding and flood damage from the Neosho River in Allen County, Kansas. High water marks can be seen on many buildings, as well as debris and destruction left by the water. Many homes, businesses, and public buildings were affected. These photographs were part of a preliminary survey by the Flood Control Committee of the Iola Chamber of Commerce on August 10, 1951. Many of the photos have additional information on their backs.

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Hostetter's ranch south of Coats, Kansas

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

Hereford heifers on the Hostetter's ranch (owned by Harris and Crane of Ottawa, Kansas) south of Coats, Kansas. A wagon, hay mounds, wooden fences, and out-buildings are also visible in the photograph.

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Jonathan Erickson, Russell County, Kansas

Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981

View of Jonathan Erickson seated in a Reo coupe automobile parked in front of his home in Russell County, Kansas. Also visible are five women standing on the front porch, a hammock, and a stone post and wire fence.

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Sheep near a man-made stock pond

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

This is a view of sheep near a man-made stock water pond on an unidentified farm presumed to be in Haskell County, Kansas. Sheep were an important economic asset in early Haskell County agriculture.

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Kansas Emergency Relief Committee accomplishments movie

Kansas. Emergency Relief Commission

This motion picture film documents the various work projects completed in Kansas during President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal. It begins with an introduction to the Kansas Emergency Relief Committee personnel, starting with the executive director, John G. Stutz. It then shows the various projects across the state, including the construction of farm ponds and lakes as part of the Water Conservation Program, the renovation and construction of courthouses, schools, libraries, and other public buildings, and the weaving and sewing rooms that produced clothing for needy Kansans. It also includes footage of rabbit drives, dust storms, and women sweeping piles of dust out of their homes. Click on the thumbnails below to play each clip. Click on Text Version for a detailed description of each chapter.

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Farm and automobile

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

This is a view of an unidentified farmhouse and buildings presumed to be in Haskell County, Kansas. Also visible are a windmill, barn, and two people seated in an automobile.

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F. E. (Gene) Murphy and Merton Elliott, Sublette, Kansas

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

This is a view of Francis Eugene (Gene) Murphy and Eugene Merton Elliott seated in an automobile in front of a house and barn at 105 Carson, Sublette, Kansas. In 1983, the house was owned by Leonard Obenhaus.

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Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas

Multiple scenes of Sherman County, Kansas.

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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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