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Link to Image Titled: Frontier Fire Company
Title/Object Name: Frontier Fire Company
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1872
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Frontier Fire Company shortly after it was organized.
Keywords: Organizations, clubs, and groups, people, public services.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl1835


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: 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: Wichita University
Title/Object Name: Wichita University
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1892
Physical Details: 4 x 3 inches
Description: One of the first institutions of higher learning built in Wichita, located at 3700 East Lincoln. Designed by architects Dumont and Hayward. It operated only a few years. Not to be confused with a later institution at 17th and Hillside Streets that succeeded Fairmount College and was also known as Wichita University.
Keywords: Education, public services, Wichita, architecture, school, academic, Richardsonian Romanesque.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_D7-16.1.1


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: 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: 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: Engine and Hose Company No. 3
Title/Object Name: Engine and Hose Company No. 3
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1902
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Syl Anderson, Frank Hill, C. A. Glover, Walter Robinson, W. H. Jones and William Whitted pose with their horse-drawn fire engines in front of Engine House No. 3 at East 18th Street and North Topeka Avenue.
Keywords: Wichita, public services, transportation, firemen, fire station, fire engines, horses, African Americans, dogs, North End.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms99-3.firestation.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: 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


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