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Link to Image Titled: United States Surveyors Surveying Sedgwick County
Title/Object Name: United States Surveyors Surveying Sedgwick County
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1867
Physical Details: 8.5 x 11 inches
Description: U.S. Surveyors surveying Sedgwick County, Kansas. Chief surveyor Samuel Smoot at right center, identified by a small x beneath his image.
Keywords: Wichita, government, people, surveyors, surveying, Samuel S. Smoot, Sedgwick County, tents, horses, cattle.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Ignace Mead Jones Collection of James R. Mead Papers
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms91-3.10.5


Link to Image Titled: Wichita Guards
Title/Object Name: Wichita Guards
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1879
Physical Details: 4 x 5 inches
Description: Militia company under the direction of Colonel Woodcock, made up of a group of deputized citizens. In drill formation near Market and Elm Streets; all are wearing Civil War period uniforms.
Keywords: Wichita; government; military; organizations, clubs and groups; people; soldiers; American flag; union; fife and drums.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_C1-4.1.1


Link to Image Titled: Second City Jail
Title/Object Name: Second City Jail
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1884
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Second Wichita city jail on the southeast corner of "Courthouse Square" at 500 North Main Street
Keywords: Wichita, government, public services, jails, prisons, detention centers.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_WPL1282


Link to Image Titled: Frontier Fire Company Reunion
Title/Object Name: Frontier Fire Company Reunion
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1893
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Reunion of the Frontier Fire Company with the hook and ladder equipment used during the 1870s in Sedgwick County. This photo was taken on the steps of the Sedgwick County Courthouse, 500 North Main.
Keywords: Government, people, public services, public events.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl1492


Link to Image Titled: Wichita Police
Title/Object Name: Wichita Police
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1900
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Wichita Police in front of the City Building, southeast corner of William and Main.
Keywords: People, government, public services, uniforms.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl1838


Link to Image Titled: Sedgwick County Courthouse
Title/Object Name: Sedgwick County Courthouse
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1905
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: The "old" Sedgwick County Courthouse at 510 North Main Street showing original clock tower; architect was W. R. McPherson.
Keywords: Wichita, government, architecture, Sedgwick County Courthouse, clock tower, W. R. McPherson, architecture.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_WPL1269


Link to Image Titled: Benjamin Franklin McLean
Title/Object Name: Benjamin Franklin McLean
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1905
Physical Details: 3 x 4.25 inches
Description: Portrait of city leader, Ben McLean (1859-1930). McLean was well-known as a banker in Wichita and was active in city government, serving three terms as Mayor (1901-1904 and 1923-1924). In 1934, a memorial fountain was constructed on McLean Boulevard near the Douglas Avenue bridge. His 24-room home at 313 North Seneca had been a local showcase in its time. The house was razed in 1969.
Keywords: People, government, business and industry, parks.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_McLean,Ben


Link to Image Titled: Flower Parade
Title/Object Name: Flower Parade
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1908
Physical Details: 5 x 7 inches
Description: This decorated carriage is participating in the annual Flower Parade. The location is south Main Street; the City Building is in the background.
Keywords: Wichita, arts and entertainment, government, people, public events, public services, street scenes, transportation, African Americans, clothing, fashion, horses.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_L1-1.22.1


Link to Image Titled: Wichita City Building
Title/Object Name: Wichita City Building
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1908
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: View of original City Hall, known popularly as the "City Building," located on the southeast corner of Main and William Streets; "Mayor's Office" painted on third floor window. Presently houses the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum. Original Central Fire Station at left, and Wichita Eagle building at far left, corner of Market and William Streets.
Keywords: Wichita, government, libraries and museums, public services, street scenes, transportation, architecture, Richardsonian Romanesque.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_D9-3.1.4


Link to Image Titled: Fire Marshall's Office
Title/Object Name: Fire Marshall's Office
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1911
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Fire Chief A. G. Walden and Assistant Chief A. S. Brownewell in Fire Marshall's Office in Central Station. The location was William Street between Market and Main.
Keywords: People, government, public services, interior, furniture.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl1836


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