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Link to Image Titled: Home of Robert E. Lawrence
Title/Object Name: Home of Robert E. Lawrence
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1878
Physical Details: 2.5 x 2.75 inches
Description: Members of the Robert Lawrence family gathered in front of their residence at 415 South Seneca Street. Early home in the Delano neighborhood built in about 1871. Identified as the first residence of R. E. Lawrence and was replaced later by a grand limestone home.
Keywords: People, architecture, houses, baby carriage, West Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_415.S.Seneca-1


Link to Image Titled: Home of Charles Payne
Title/Object Name: Home of Charles Payne
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1895
Physical Details: 3.75 x 2.25 inches
Description: Two-story home at 506 South Fern Street identified as the residence of Charles Payne; family posed near the house. House in far right background is not identified.
Keywords: People, architecture, landscape, Delano, West Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_506.S.Fern-1


Link to Image Titled: Home of Samuel T. Derry
Title/Object Name: Home of Samuel T. Derry
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1902
Physical Details: 3.5 x 2 inches
Description: House located at 207 South Dodge Avenue was built in 1885. The Derry family is gathered in front of the fence, Mr. Derry is seated in a wheelchair.
Keywords: People, architecture, residences, Delano, West Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_207.S.Dodge-1


Link to Image Titled: Ackerman Island
Title/Object Name: Ackerman Island
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1933
Physical Details: 9.5 x 7.5 inches
Description: Birdseye view looking northwest from the Broadview Hotel (101 North Waco). Site of the Ackerman Island removal project, which was funded by federal funds during the Great Depression. The island was removed and displaced as lines of workmen hauled soil from the island in wheelbarrows and dumped it as fill on the west bank of the river. The Civil Works Administration, one of Roosevelt’s New Deal programs, paid the men about $12.00 a week for 30 hours of work [Wichita Eagle, 11/21/1933]. Ackerman Island had been the site of Wonderland Amusement Park and a baseball stadium. The bridges at center served the Missouri Pacific Railroad. The tall smokestack in the background was at the Kansas Gas and Electric Company plant. The Arkansas River winds northwesterly through the view.
Keywords: Government, public services, rivers, transportation, landscape, skyline, West Wichita, Delano neighborhood, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Tihen
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_S2-2.1.1


Link to Image Titled: West Wichita
Title/Object Name: West Wichita
Creator:
Date Original: Circa 1938
Physical Details: 3.75 x 2.5 inches
Description: Birdseye view looking west across Arkansas River. Photo taken from top of Broadview Hotel. Bridge at left is the third bridge erected on that spot. The far bank of the river was constructed from fill obtained by the removal of Ackerman Island during a WPA project (see item wschm_S2-2.1.1). At right is memorial park and fountain installed in 1934 to commemorate Wichita banker Ben McLean. Business names in view include: Fred Wasson Oil Company, J. W. Johnston Wool & Fur Company, Hobbs Chevrolet Company Used Cars, and J. H. Turner. Davis Hall of Friends University is barely visible in the background.
Keywords: Business and industry, bridges, parks, rivers, street scenes, transportation, automobiles, Delano, West Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_S2-1.3.5


Link to Image Titled: 1937 Packard
Title/Object Name: 1938 Packard
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1949
Physical Details: 3.5 x 2.5 inches
Description: Automobile painted with slogans that advertise the Wagon Wheel Tavern, featuring their "Wag-Inn Burgers” at 201 North Walnut Avenue. Children not identified.
Keywords: Business and industry, cars, Delano neighborhood, West Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_T3-19.1.1


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