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Dodge City, Kansas

Knight, J. Lee

This photograph of a street scene in Dodge City, in Ford County, depicts three of the town's buildings. The building on the left was the first dance hall in Dodge City, owned by a man named Jones. The second building was a grocery and general store owned by George O. Smith and J. B. Edwards, and the third building, also a general store, was owned by a man named Wolf. Also visible are a crowd of men standing in the street, and two horse-drawn wagons loaded with buffalo hides. Dodge City is located on the Santa Fe Trail in western Kansas.


Covered wagons on the streets of Caldwell, Kansas

Photo of covered wagons on the streets of Caldwell, Kansas during the gathering of the Oklahoma Boomers.


Oliver C. Hickok to William Alonzo Hickok

Hickok, Oliver C.

A letter written by Oliver C. Hickok, Placerville, California, to his father William Alonzo Hickok, Troy Grove, Illinois. Oliver talks about sending money home to the family and how hard he is working. He is upset with people who accuse him of not supporting the family. Oliver left home in 1851 and went to California in the wake of the gold rush. He became a teamster on the rough trails around Placerville and Folson. He lost an arm after falling from a wagon, but he continued to work as a teamster.


Westmoreland depot, Westmoreland, Kansas

This black and white photograph shows two men standing beside the Power Transfer & Dray wagon in front of the Westmoreland Depot in Westmoreland, Kansas.


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.


Main Street, Culver, Kansas

This photograph shows Main Street looking south in Culver, Kansas. The business on the far right of the picture has an obscured store name, with part of the sign advertising drugs and general merchandise. A bank is visible on the left side of the picture, and several adults and children, along with several horses, carriages, and wagons are visible in the photograph.


Freight wagons, Liberal, Kansas

This black and white photograph shows a team of pack mules hitched to freight wagons on the streets of Liberal, Kansas. In the background, a group of men can be seen standing in front of C. Summers' business.


Wichita, Kansas

Frenzeny & Tavernier

This engraving copied from Harper's Weekly magazine is looking north on main street where it crosses Douglas Avenue in Wichita, Kansas. The illustration is credited to both Paul Frenzeny and Jules Tavernier.


Cities Service Petroleum Corporation, El Dorado, Kansas

This black and white photograph shows a team of horses and mules inside the pipe yard of the Cities Service Petroleum Corporation at El Dorado, Kansas. These horse drawn wagons were responsible for transporting the heavy equipment to the oil fields.


C.C. Nicholson store, Topeka, Kansas

These two sepia colored photographs show the exterior view of C.C. Nicholson's wholesale and retail coal and feed store at 1009 North Kansas Avenue in Topeka, Kansas. The building in the second image replace the building in the first image. The second image also has a sign for C. F. Bridge, real estate and rental office. Each image also has a horse drawn wagon.

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