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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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Coal miners in Osage County, Kansas

Photograph showing two coal miners using picks to extract coal in Osage County, Kansas.

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Walter Augustus Huxman

This black and white photograph shows Walter Augustus Huxman, (1887-1972) possibly standing in the bucket of a large mine or quarrying shovel. He established his career as a public official by serving as Reno County's assistant attorney from 1915 to 1919, and later as the city attorney of Hutchinson, Kansas from 1919 to 1921. He was elected on November 3, 1936, as the twenty-seventh governor of Kansas. Failing to be reelected in 1939, Huxman was nominated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth District. He held this position until stepping down in 1962.

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Carey Salt Company operations

Clippings of photographs taken from inside the mine owned by the Carey Salt Company in Hutchinson, Kansas. Subjects of the photographs include a locomotive, hydraulic press, caverns, an undercutter, loaders, and the plant superintendent, S.B. Hurrell.

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Views of Carey Salt Company

Photographs taken by the Kansas Department of Economic Development at the Carey Salt Company mine in Hutchinson, Kansas. In one photograph, a man identified as Vernon Horton is seen tamping dynamite into one of a series of holes in the face of the mine room.

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Custom mill

View of a custom mill at Brooks (Kansas ?).

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Eagle Picher miners

View of Eagle Picher Lead Co. miners before hard hats were required, probably in the tri-state mining district of southwestern Missouri, southeastern Kansas, and northeastern Oklahoma.

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View in the Attie mine

Interior view of the Attie mine. Eagle-Picher mining company likely operated the mine.

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Miners

View of miners seated on rocks at the Bullfrog Mine in Chitwood (Missouri?). The Eagle-Picher mining company likely operated the mine.

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Blasting at Swalley Mine

View of two men setting explosives at Swalley Mine, possibly operated by the Eagle-Picher mining company.

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