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Kansas Adjutant General general correspondence

Kansas. Adjutant General's Office

This correspondence was sent and received by the Kansas Adjutant General's Office. Hiram T. Benam served as Adjutant General from 1876-1878 and Peter S. Noble served from 1878-1883. It includes inquiries made from men "anxious for organization" hoping to enlist militias in the towns of Parsons, Independence, Iuka, Lawrence, and Hutchinson. The collection also includes bill of ladings from the Kansas Pacific Railway and Rock Island (Illinois) Arsenal. Frequent correspondence was exchanged with Willis Brown, cashier for the State Bank of Kansas in Seneca, Kansas, Scott Hopkins of the Kansas University Cadets, John T. Bradley, a lawyer from Council Grove and member of the Kansas Senate from 1876 to 1880, F.C. Merrill, a lumber dealer from Paola, and E.D. Rose, a hardware dealer from Holton.

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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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Hillside Prescription Shop, Wichita, Kansas

This photograph shows an exterior view of the Hillside Prescription Shop in Wichita, Kansas. The sign above the corner of the store includes the traditional Rx pharmacy prescription symbol. The sign below it advertises "Armstrong's Quality Chekd Ice Cream." Signs visible in the windows also advertise "Prescriptions, Cosmetics, Gifts," and "Johnson and Johnson First Aid Needs." Another sign advertises "Vitamins." To the left of the corner of the building, a telephone booth is visible, and an automobile is partially visible behind it.

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Commercial Street, Lyons, Kansas

This photograph shows businesses along Commercial Street between East and West Avenues in Lyons, Kansas. Towards the right side of the picture are Swensson Drugs and, just a little farther to the right, Rexall Drugs. Other businesses visible include (from left to right) Chandler National Bank, Anderson Lunch, Groceries and Meats: A Home Grown Store, a lawyer's office, Jones Bakery, a furniture store, a men's wear store, and J. C. Penney Company. Three automobiles are visible parked along the street.

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James M. Hunter to Thomas Nesbit Stinson

Hunter, James M.

James M. Hunter, writing from Westport, Missouri, informed Thomas N. Stinson about a joint land speculation deal involving lots in Tecumseh, KT. Hunter alluded to Governor Andrew Reeder's involvement in the speculative venture.

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900 block of South Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas

Wolfe, Harold B., 1898-1966

A panoramic view showing west side of the 900 block on South Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas. Businesses visible in the photograph are: Earl F. Vaughn Drug Company, Marston's School of Dressmaking, State Savings & Loan Association, Addis Jewelry, Jones & Birch Printers, and C.R. Matthews.

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Round Corner Drug Store, Lawrence, Kansas

These three photographs show exterior views of remodeling work being done on the Round Corner Drug Store on the corner of 8th and Massachusetts streets in Lawrence, Kansas. Construction materials are visible piled up on the sidewalks in the pictures. The second picture also shows a truck on the left side of the picture, and a partial view of a trolley on the right. The third picture also shows some automobiles on the street.

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Drug stores on Broadway Street, Marysville, Kansas

These photographs show four views at different times of drug stores and other businesses on Broadway Street in Marysville, Kansas. The first photograph shows Broadway looking east around 1873, with a building marked "Drug Store" visible on the right side of the street. The second photograph shows a view looking west on Broadway (although the caption calls it Main Street) around 1911, with a sign for "E. D. Vincent, Druggist" visible on the side of a building. An unusual sight in this photograph is a man standing on the top of a utility pole, visible just below the right end of the druggist sign. The third photograph, also from 1911, shows Broadway looking east, with the sign for E. D. Vincent's Drug Store barely visible in the background of the right side of the street. The fourth photograph shows almost the same view of Broadway looking west around the 1920s. The sign on the building reads "A and B Drug Company, the Rexall Store." The first two photographs have horses and carriages visible, the third photograph has both carriages and automobiles visible, and the fourth photograph has numerous automobiles visible along the street.

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G. T. Ingalsbe Drug Store on Broadway, Marysville, Kansas

This photograph shows an exterior view of the G. T. Ingalsbe Drug Store and other businesses on Broadway in Marysville, Kansas. Other businesses visible along the street include Montgomery Ward and Company, a hotel, and the Flynn Motor Company Ford sales and service building. Several automobiles are visible parked along the street.

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Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas

W. P. Bliss, Photographic Car

A view of the east side of Kansas Avenue from slightly north of Sixth Street in Topeka, Kansas, sometime during the early 1860s. Many of the buildings shown in the photograph were built during the Kansas territorial period. The businesses shown include two meat markets and a saddle and harness maker. The photograph was taken by W. P. Bliss, Photographic Car.

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