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Photograph of the exterior of the Wyandotte County Courthouse, located on the northwest corner of 7th Street and Minnesota Avenue, looking northwest from Minnesota Avenue.

Date: 
1925

Photograph of the construction of an unidentified elevator near the Missouri River in Kansas City, Kansas.

Date: 
November 28th 1936

Photograph of the construction of an unidentified elevator near the Missouri River in Kansas City, Kansas.

Date: 
January 4th 1937

Two photographs of students at the one-room Brauer School in the Piper area of Wyandotte County, Kansas. The first picture notes it shows the "Older Girls": Edith (Backnick), Helen (Brauer), Lizzie (Backnick), Hazel (Brauer), Evelyn (Treff), Birdie (Holyfield), and Eleanor (Treff). The second picture shows the male students playing baseball at recess, while the girls stand nearby.

Photograph of the construction of an unidentified elevator near the Missouri River in Kansas City, Kansas.

Date: 
March 19th 1937

Photograph of a large group, prior to 1900, baptizing African-Americans at Murphy's pasture near Edwardsville, in Wyandotte County, Kansas.

Photograph showing the first football game, between Wyandotte High School and Omaha Technical High School, on Wyandotte Field located at Washington Boulevard and Minnesota Avenue, in Kansas City, Kansas. Wyandotte High School, then located in downtown KCK, used the facilities, and later relocated to the site after the completion of its new building in 1937. The Westheight Golf Clubhouse is visible in the upper righthand corner.

Date: 
October 25th 1929

Photograph of the construction of an unidentified elevator near the Missouri River in Kansas City, Kansas.

Date: 
October 10th 1936

Photograph of the exterior of the Fruehauf Trailer Company in the Fairfax District of Wyandotte County, Kansas. Local architect Charles E. Keyser designed the plant, which opened in 1937 and was located at the intersection of Fairfax and Funston Roads.

Date: 
May 14th 1937

Photograph of an exterior view, including pipe, casing, valves and fittings, of the Sonken-Galamba Corporation at the southeast corner of N. 2nd St. and Lyon Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas in the late 1930s. Sonken-Galamba dealt primarily in metal salvage and smelting.

Henry J. Allen, Governor of Kansas from 1919 to 1923. He also served as a senator from Kansas from 1929 to 1931, and was the editor and publisher of the Wichita Beacon newspaper.

A panoramic photograph showing a fire at the stockyards in Kansas City, Missouri. Many cattle were killed.

Date: 
October 16th 1917

William Allen White standing next to a Dodge automobile in front of the Emporia Gazette newspaper office during his campaign for Kansas governor, during which he took a stand against the Ku Klux Klan.

Date: 
1924

People in Klan costume posing with a Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad car. The railroad was one of the largest employers of KCK Klan members during the 1920s.

Undated postcard view of businesses and automobiles on Minnesota Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas.

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