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Link to Image Titled: Wichita Elevator
Title/Object Name: Wichita Elevator
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1875
Physical Details: 4 x 5 inches
Description: Farmers bringing wheat to be milled at the Wichita Elevator, Russell & Furlong, Proprietors. Located at the corner of First and Fifth (now know as Santa Fe) Streets.
Keywords: Wichita, agriculture, business and industry, public events, street scenes, transportation, horses, windmill, farming.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_D2NE-41.1.1


Link to Image Titled: Civic Celebration
Title/Object Name: Civic Celebration
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1884
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: A parade in the 100 block of East Douglas. The Philadelphia Store is located on the southwest corner of Market and Douglas, 111 East Douglas. A. Katz Dry Goods is in the Philadelphia Store.
Keywords: Public events, street scenes, commercial buildings, people, streetcar, horses, fashion.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl1980


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: West Douglas Street Scene
Title/Object Name: West Douglas Street Scene
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1887
Physical Details: 7 x 9 inches
Description: Looking south at two businesses, southwest corner of Douglas and Sycamore. Signs indicate J. L. Moore & Son, Groceries & Meat Market and Trimble Bros & Threlkeld's Hardware. Horse-drawn wagons are decked with American flags as if for a parade.
Keywords: Wichita, agriculture, business and industry, people, public events, transportation.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_D2SW-10.1.1


Link to Image Titled: Wichita University
Title/Object Name: Wichita University
Creator: Sawyer
Date Original: 1893
Physical Details: 4 x 3 inches
Description: Invitation printed on a cabinet card announcing Commencement at the original University (not Fairmount College). Photographs of men and women in the graduating class are featured on the card. The illustration is signed by Joseph Musselman, who was employed as an engraver at the Wichita Eagle.
Keywords: Education, people, public events, Wichita, higher education, music, academic.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_H9-54.1.1


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: Native Americans in a Parade on East Douglas
Title/Object Name: Native Americans in a Parade on East Douglas
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1895
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: A group of Native Americans on horseback riding down East Douglas Avenue in a parade.
Keywords: Wichita, people, public events, arts and entertainment, Native Americans, horses, boys, parades.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Cossitt Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_COS58


Link to Image Titled: First Presbyterian Church
Title/Object Name: First Presbyterian Church
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1895
Physical Details: 3.25 x 2.75 inches
Description: Interior of church, view from pulpit toward congregation. Location, southwest corner, Lawrence (now Broadway) and First Street.
Keywords: Wichita, religion, people, public events, religious architecture, collection basket.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_D3-6.2.5


Link to Image Titled: F. G. Smyth & Sons Display at Street Fair
Title/Object Name: F. G. Smyth & Sons Display at Street Fair
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1899
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: F. G. Smyth & Sons display at the Carnival and Street Fair. They were dealers in Henney buggies. The location of the street fair was Main and William, to English, and over to Market and up to William.
Keywords: Business and industry, public events, people, fashion.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl1358


Link to Image Titled: Flower Parade
Title/Object Name: Flower Parade
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1900
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Flower Parade during the Carnival and Street Fair.
Keywords: Public events, horses, buggy, women, people.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl1366


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