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Link to Image Titled: Douglas Avenue Street Scene
Title/Object Name: Douglas Avenue Street Scene
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1878
Physical Details: 4 x 5 inches
Description: Douglas Avenue, looking west at north side of street. Land Office in foreground is Healy and Niederlander, Real Estate Company, at the corner of Emporia and Douglas. Other business signs visible include Lipperts (?) and the Cincinnati Bakery.
Keywords: Wichita, business and industry, people, street scenes, false front, buildings, architecture.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_U2-2.1.8


Link to Image Titled: Reese & Sawyer Carpenter Shop
Title/Object Name: Reese & Sawyer Carpenter Shop
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1878
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Contractors and builders, W. A. Reese and J. K. Sawyer carpenter shop in the 100 block of North Market.
Keywords: Business and industry, commercial building, people, fashion, hats, horse, wagon.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl1309


Link to Image Titled: Tremont House
Title/Object Name: Tremont House
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1878
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: This hotel opened in 1877 as the Tremont House. It was formerly the Harris House, then with an addition, became the Empire House. When it was moved to the northeast corner of Emporia and Douglas to be near the Depot it became the Tremont House.
Keywords: Business and industry, people, horses, buggy.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl1336


Link to Image Titled: James R. Mead
Title/Object Name: James R. Mead
Creator: Rogers Studio
Date Original: Circa 1878
Physical Details: 2.5 x 3.5 inches
Description: Portrait of James Richard Mead, one of the early founders of Wichita. Mead came to Kansas Territory if 1859 and established himself as a buffalo hunter and fur trader. In 1868 he met with a group of men to organize a town company for the site at the junction of the Arkansas River and the Little Arkansas River. He was instrumental in bringing the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad through Wichita, which secured the position of the city as a trade center.
Keywords: People, settlers, pioneers, transportation, business and industry.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_Mead,James.R


Link to Image Titled: Bitting Brothers Keystone Clothing House
Title/Object Name: Bitting Brothers Keystone Clothing House
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1879
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Bitting Brothers Keystone Clothing House, northwest corner of Douglas and Market.
Keywords: Business and industry.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl1357


Link to Image Titled: Home of A. W. Bitting
Title/Object Name: Home of A. W. Bitting
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1882
Physical Details: 4.25 x 2.5 inches
Description: Residence at 259 North Emporia Avenue. Identified as the first home of Alfred W. Bitting, who, with his brother Charles, established a long-lived clothing business on the northwest corner of Douglas Avenue and Market Street.
Keywords: People, business and industry, houses, children, high-wheeled bicycles, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_259.N.Emporia-1


Link to Image Titled: Nicholas Steffen and the Steffen Bakery Wagon
Title/Object Name: Nicholas Steffen and the Steffen Bakery Wagon
Creator: Rorabaugh & Millsap Studio
Date Original: 1882
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Nicholas Steffen and the Steffen Bakery Wagon.
Keywords: Wichita, business and industry, Nicholas Steffen, wagon, horses, Steffen Bakery.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Richard M. Long Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms96-4.3.11.1


Link to Image Titled: Rose and Mueller Greenhouse
Title/Object Name: Rose and Mueller Greenhouse
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1883
Physical Details: 4 x 5 inches
Description: Interior of a greenhouse owned by Charles P. Mueller and C. A. Rose. Located at the intersection of Guthrie and High Streets (Guthrie is now known as Hood, High Street may have been in vicinity of present 23rd Street). C. A. Rose is in foreground, C. P. Mueller in background.
Keywords: Wichita, agriculture, business and industry, people, plants, florists.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_E5-1.1.1


Link to Image Titled: Occidental Hotel
Title/Object Name: Occidental Hotel
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1885
Physical Details: 3 x 2.5 inches
Description: View looking northeast at Occidental Hotel, 304 North Main Street.
Keywords: Business and industry, people, street scene, exterior, umbrella, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_D6-7.1.1


Link to Image Titled: Occidental Hotel
Title/Object Name: Occidental Hotel
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1885
Physical Details: 3.25 x 2.5 inches
Description: Interior view, lobby of Occidental Hotel, 304 North Main Street. The woman seated at the reception desk is identified as Julia Wenderlin, manager.
Keywords: Business and industry, people, spittoon, employment, occupation, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_D6-7.1.4


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