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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: Crocker Western Polo Club
Title/Object Name: Crocker Western Polo Club
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1885
Physical Details: 7 x 11 inches
Description: Team members wearing uniforms and roller skates are posed with their sticks, ball, and goal posts. All are identified (on file). The term "Western Polo" may have been a regional name for "Ball and Cane" hockey, as traditional roller hockey is sometimes known. It is still played today using box skates and a hard ball instead of a puck.
Keywords: Wichita, organizations, clubs and groups; people; sports and recreation; men; hats.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_H11-17.1.1


Link to Image Titled: High-Wheel Bicycles
Title/Object Name: High-Wheel Bicycles
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1885
Physical Details: 4.25 x 2.75 inches
Description: Group of men posed with their high-wheel bicycles.
Keywords: Sports and recreation; people; organizations, clubs and groups; transportation; cycling; Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_H11-3.1.1


Link to Image Titled: Wichita Volunteer Firefighters
Title/Object Name: Wichita Volunteer Firefighters
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1887
Physical Details: 4 x 3 inches
Description: Members of the Deluge Company participating in a firefighters’ tournament in Kansas City, Missouri. They are preparing to race with a hose reel, which was the principal piece of equipment of the time. It was pulled by as many as eighteen men with two men handling the guide shafts. The Deluge Company was based in the Number 1 Hose House, 220 North Market.
Keywords: Organizations, clubs and groups; public events; public services; Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_N1-13.3.1


Link to Image Titled: Women with Tennis Rackets
Title/Object Name: Women with Tennis Rackets
Creator: J. G. Brittingham
Date Original: Circa 1889
Physical Details: 4 x 7 inches
Description: Studio portrait of five fashionable young women posed with tennis rackets.
Keywords: Wichita; organizations, clubs and groups; people; sports and recreation; hats; clothing.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_H11-9.1.1


Link to Image Titled: Home of Robert  E. Lawrence
Title/Object Name: Home of Robert E. Lawrence
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1890
Physical Details: 2.75 x 1.75 inches
Description: Residence identified as the second home of Robert Lawrence at 415 South Seneca Street. Example of Victorian Romanesque architecture. The structure and grounds were purchased in 1896 by the Grand Chapter Order of Eastern Star and Grand Lodge A.F. & A.M for use as the Kansas Masonic Home for aging members and orphans. The building was destroyed by fire in 1916 and replaced by the current compound on the same location at the intersection of Maple and Seneca Streets.
Keywords: People; organizations, clubs and groups; Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_415.S.Seneca-3


Link to Image Titled: YMCA Basketball Team
Title/Object Name: YMCA Basketball Team
Creator: Rogers Studio
Date Original: Circa 1894
Physical Details: 3.75 x 2.5 inches
Description: Members of the first basketball team to represent Wichita; all are identified (on file).
Keywords: Sports and recreation; organizations, clubs and groups; people; Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_H11-2.1.1


Link to Image Titled: Wichita Hospital Nurses
Title/Object Name: Wichita Hospital Nurses
Creator: Homer T. Harden
Date Original: Circa 1895
Physical Details: 3.5 x 2.5 inches
Description: Graduate nursing students at Wichita Hospital. Location, 1021 South Fourth Avenue (now St. Francis). The institution was organized in 1885 as The Ladies Benevolent Home. It was managed entirely by women. In 1891 the name was changed to Wichita Hospital.
Keywords: Health care; organizations, clubs and groups; people; public services.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_H12-3.2.1


Link to Image Titled: Home of R. A. Sankey
Title/Object Name: Home of R. A. Sankey
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1895
Physical Details: 3.25 x 2.5 inches
Description: View from intersection of Lawrence Avenue and Elm Street looking southeast at home of local attorney, R. A. Sankey. The residence, at 536 North Lawrence Avenue (Broadway), was purchased in 1923 by Twentieth Century Club, a women’s civic organization. The building is listed in the Wichita Register of Historic Places.
Keywords: Architecture; homes; people; organizations, clubs and groups; Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_536.N.Lawrence-1


Link to Image Titled: Park School
Title/Object Name: Park School
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1900
Physical Details: 2.75 x 2 inches
Description: Elementary school students gathered in front of Park School building. Location, northwest corner, Main and Park Streets (Park now Ninth Street).
Keywords: Education; people; organizations, clubs and groups; children; African American.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_H9-3.3.1


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