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Link to Image Titled: Home of Burton H. Campbell
Title/Object Name: Home of Burton H. Campbell
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1890
Physical Details: 2.75 x 2.25 inches
Description: Home built in 1889 by B. H. Campbell. According to 1896 city directory, original address was “corner of Eleventh and Beal” (now North River Boulevard). Looking west across Little Arkansas River. The home has been known as “Campbell Castle” and “Crumm Castle.” The building is listed on National Register of Historic Places.
Keywords: Residences, houses, architecture, Riverside, Richardsonian Romanesque, parks, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_1155.N.RiverBlvd-2


Link to Image Titled: Picnic
Title/Object Name: Picnic
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1900
Physical Details: 4 x 2.25 inches
Description: Adults and children gathered in a grove of trees for a leisurely outing featuring hand-cranked ice cream.
Keywords: Sports and recreation, parks, American flag, hammocks, fashion, people, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_L4-1.2.1


Link to Image Titled: Riverside Park
Title/Object Name: Riverside Park
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1900
Physical Details: 3.5 x 2.5 inches
Description: Looking east from Waco Avenue at stone arch entrance to Riverside Park. Arch was located on the east end of the Murdock Avenue bridge, which is seen in background.
Keywords: Sports and recreation, parks, Little Arkansas River, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_M1-1.2.1


Link to Image Titled: Riverside Boathouse
Title/Object Name: Riverside Boathouse
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1900
Physical Details: 4 x 2.5 inches
Description: Looking east across Little Arkansas River at a canoe-rental business known as the Boathouse. The original Murdock Avenue bridge is at left. The stone arch at the far end of the bridge marked the entrance to Riverside Park.
Keywords: Sports and recreation, parks, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_M1-2.1.1


Link to Image Titled: Little Arkansas River Scene
Title/Object Name: Little Arkansas River Scene
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1905
Physical Details: 4 x 2.5 inches
Description: Members of Sam and Robert Israel families canoeing on the river (all identified, on file). The Riverside Boathouse is in the background on the east bank of the river at the Murdock Avenue bridge. The boathouse business was founded by the Israel family. Inset is small photo glued to original in album.
Keywords: Sports and recreation, parks, children, fashion, business and industry, people, transportation, Riverside Park, summer, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_M1-2.1.7


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: Wonderland Park Entrance
Title/Object Name: Wonderland Park Entrance
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1906
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Entrance to Wonderland Park located on Ackerman Island.
Keywords: Arts and entertainment, parks.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl1617


Link to Image Titled: Holiness Camp Meeting
Title/Object Name: Holiness Camp Meeting
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1909
Physical Details: 3.5 x 5.5 inches
Description: Annual meeting of the Kansas Holiness association in South Riverside Park, August 1909.
Keywords: Wichita, religion, people, parks, churches, children, women, tents, revivals.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms99-3.1.churches.1


Link to Image Titled: National Balloon Race
Title/Object Name: National Balloon Race
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1915
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: National Balloon Race held October 1915 on Ackerman's Island at the baseball park, adjacent to Wonderland Park. Sponsored under the auspices of the newly organized Wichita Aero Club.
Keywords: Transportation, parks, balloons, people, fashion, sports and recreation, aviation.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl559


Link to Image Titled: National Balloon Race
Title/Object Name: National Balloon Race
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1915
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: National Balloon Race held October 1915 on Ackerman's Island at the baseball park, adjacent to Wonderland Park. Sponsored under the auspices of the newly organized Wichita Aero Club.
Keywords: Transportation, parks, balloons, people, sports and recreation, aviation.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl571


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