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History of the 19th Kansas Cavalry--Indian War of 1868-69

Jenness, George B.

This history of the 19th Kansas, written by the commander of Company F, George B. Jenness, is mainly composed of extracts from his diary. It includes details about where each company was raised, the names of the officers, organization and implementation of orders, the rigors of army life, and troop movements. Jenness' history also includes information about Samuel J. Crawford, the governor of Kansas, who resigned his position to assume command of the regiment on November 5, 1868. The document contains a copy of a letter from General Philip H. Sheridan to Governor Crawford about the need for calling up troops. Information on Native Americans, including interactions between troops and Native Americans, is also contained within this item. Jenness mentions captive chief including Satanta.

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Annual fair of the Saline County Agricultural, Horticultural & Mechanical Association

Saline County Agricultural, Horticultural, and Mechanical Association

This poster announces a fair to held in Salina, Kansas, sponsored by the Saline County Agricultural, Horticultural & Mechanical Association. Highlights of the fair include speed trials each day, fine fruits and vegetable displays, and reduced railroad rates. The poster includes many color illustrations of livestock, produce, and horse and high wheel bicycle racing. Activities include baseball games, bands, and running races. The fair is held in Oakdale Park, Salina, Kansas.

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At Salina, Kansas

Saline County Agricultural, Horticultural, and Mechanical Association

This poster presumably announces an agricultural fair to be held at Salina, Kansas. The Saline County Agricultural, Horticultural, and Mechanical Association most likely produced the poster. An illustration of a sulky race is included.

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Street scene, Salina, Kansas

This photograph shows a street scene of automobiles and horse-drawn wagons along Iron and Santa Fe Avenue in Salina, Kansas. In the foreground a pedestrian is visible crossing the street, which is covered by water.

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Street scene, Salina, Kansas

Kansas Post Card Company, Salina, Kansas

This colored postcard shows a street scene of pedestrians crossing West Iron Avenue in Salina, Kansas. In the foreground several horse-drawn buggies and wagons are visible.

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Street scene, Salina, Kansas

Kansas Post Card Company, Salina, Kansas

This colored postcard shows the businesses along Santa Fe Avenue in Salina, Kansas. In the foreground crowds of people are gathered along the sidewalks. Several horse-drawn buggies and a few automobiles are visible as well as a sign for Mitchell's Drugs.

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Street scene, Salina, Kansas

This photograph shows a large crowd of people gathered in front of the businesses along Santa Fe Avenue in Salina, Kanas. In the foreground several carriages and buggies are visible.

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Street scene, Salina, Kansas

This photograph shows a street scene of Santa Fe Avenue, looking north, in Salina, Kansas. In the foreground several horse-drawn buggies, a trolley, and pedestrians crossing the street are visible.

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Jayhawker Tractor Girls, Salina, Kansas

This photograph shows members of the Jayhawker Tractor Girls with four covered wagons pulled by a tractor. One of the wagons reads, "Woman's National Agricultural Legion," and another, "Jayhawker Tractor Girls." The Woman's National Agricultural Legion, originally the Jayhawker Tractor Girls, was organized at the start of World War I in 1918. The group encouraged women to join the farm labor force while men were away fighting in Europe.

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Centennial parade scenes, Salina, Kansas

These two photographs show scenes of the Centennial Parade in Salina, Kansas. The first photograph shows women dressed in vintage clothing. The second image shows a man driving a horse-drawn buggy with other men in civil war uniforms standing on each side of the buggy. The event celebrated the centennial founding of the city of Salina.

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