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HC Jacobs to Governor Fred Hall

Jacobs, H.C.

H.C. Jacobs writes to Governor Hall protesting the development of the Tuttle Creek Dam. He writes, "If built in less than two generations this reservoir will be filled with silt and ruined thousands of best Kansas farms and drive people from their homes...."


Jacob E. Diel's map of Township 15 South, Range 14 West, Russell County

Diel, Jacob E., 1897-1939

A map drawn by Jacob E. Diel showing creeks, school houses, churches and quarries of Township 15 South, Range 14 West, Russell County. Jacob also includes a short history of Lincoln township and describes the first settlers and the German-Russian colony that settled there. He documented the wildlife and the construction of stone houses as well. This is one of several maps drawn by school children for a contest organized by Judge J. C. Ruppenthal of Russell, Kansas. The maps were to meet a "requirement of presenting historical data, together with excellence and accuracy of drawing."


Report of Senator S.C. Pomeroy of a ten day trip West from Waterville, Kansas

Pomeroy, S. C. (Samuel Clarke), 1816-1891

Senator Pomeroy travels west through Kansas, to explore areas of the state discussed for possible expansion of the Central Branch of the railroad. In this report he describes the Waconda Springs or "Great Spirit Spring."


John Wesley McManigal photographs

McManigal, John Wesley

This is a collection of agricultural photographs taken in northeast Kansas by photographer John Wesley McManigal.


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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