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Link to Image Titled: Conoco Filling Station
Title/Object Name: Conoco Filling Station
Creator: Edgar B. Smith
Date Original: Circa 1931
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: One of fourteen Continental Oil Company service stations listed in the 1931 telephone directory. Unidentified location. Example of domestic architectural styling. When automobiles were new, gas station buildings were designed to resemble small houses so that they would blend into the residential neighborhoods.
Keywords: Business and industry, street scenes, transportation, residences, gas station architecture, Tudor Revival, bungalows, gas pumps, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_E3-59.1.1


Link to Image Titled: Friendly Fever Clinic at 1028 North Broadway
Title/Object Name: Friendly Fever Clinic at 1028 North Broadway
Creator: Edgar B. Smith
Date Original: 1934
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Friendly Fever Clinic at 1028 North Broadway, founded in 1934 by Drs. W. M. Edgerton and C. E. Richter; a clinic for homeopathic treatment
Keywords: Wichita, health care, residences, business and industry, Friendly Fever Clinic, Dr. W. Meredith Edgerton, Dr. Clarence E. Richter, Dr. Loren B. Miller, Anna Miller, diathermy, Biological Molecule Resonance Generator, homeopathy, doctors, medicine.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Edgar B. Smith Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_EBS408


Link to Image Titled: Hotel Lassen
Title/Object Name: Hotel Lassen
Creator: Edgar B. Smith
Date Original: 1935
Physical Details: 7.25 x 9.5 inches
Description: View looking southwest at Lassen Hotel and intersection of Market and First Streets. Hotel address, 153 North Market. The building is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Other businesses in view include Tilford’s Hotel Lassen Pharmacy, 155 North Market; Baxter’s Chili Parlor, 115 East First; Dave C. Bone Diamond & Art Shop, 149 North Market; Harry Snyder, Tailor, 147 North Market.
Keywords: Business and industry, residences, automobiles, street scenes, street car tracks.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Tihen
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_D6-15.2.1


Link to Image Titled: Hotel Lassen
Title/Object Name: Hotel Lassen
Creator: Edgar B. Smith
Date Original: 1935
Physical Details: 9.5 x 7.25 inches
Description: Interior of Lassen Hotel, lobby with reception desk in background. Location, 153 North Market Street.
Keywords: Business and industry, residences, furniture, lamps, 1930s, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Tihen
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_E5-93.1.3


Link to Image Titled: Eaton Hotel
Title/Object Name: Eaton Hotel
Creator: Edgar B. Smith
Date Original: Circa 1937
Physical Details: 9.5 x 7.25 inches
Description: Looking southwest in intersection of Douglas and St. Francis Avenues at Eaton Hotel, 523 East Douglas Avenue; Second Empire style architecture. The building is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The building at far left is marked as an IOOF Hall.
Keywords: Business and industry, automobiles, bicycles, residences, street scenes, transportation, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Tihen
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_D6-8.2.1


Link to Image Titled: First and Topeka, Street Scene
Title/Object Name: First and Topeka, Street Scene
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1937
Physical Details: 4 x 5 inches
Description: View looking northeast at intersection of Topeka Avenue and First Street. M. W. Levy home, shortly before it was razed, is at center left. Scottish Rite Temple is partially in view at far left.
Keywords: Residences, street scenes, transportation, automobiles, trucks. Masonic, Consistory.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl531


Link to Image Titled: Rooming House Interior
Title/Object Name: Rooming House Interior
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1940
Physical Details: 3.5 x 2 inches
Description: View of bedroom in rented room above the popular Chinese-owned restaurant, the Pan-American Café at 152 North Market. The room was occupied by King Mar, who managed the café for 51 years (1928-1969).
Keywords: Chinese Americans, Asian Americans, residences, homes, domestic scenes, furniture, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_R4-152.N.Market-1


Link to Image Titled: Rooming House Interior
Title/Object Name: Rooming House Interior
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1940
Physical Details: 2 x 3.5 inches
Description: View of bathtub and sink in rented room above the popular Chinese-owned restaurant, the Pan-American Café at 152 North Market. The room was occupied by King Mar, manager of the café. Mar immigrated to the United States in 1914.
Keywords: Chinese Americans, Asian Americans, residences, homes, domestic scenes, furniture, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_R4-152.N.Market-2


Link to Image Titled: 1700 Block, North Volutsia Street
Title/Object Name: 1700 Block, North Volutsia Street
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1941
Physical Details: 3.75 x 2.25 inches
Description: Looking northwest at west side of North Volutsia Street. View of newly-constructed homes typical during the housing boom of World War II. Sometimes described as "American Vernacular" or "Minimal Traditional" architecture. Many such neighborhoods accommodated the influx of defense workers in Wichita.
Keywords: Residences, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_NorthVolutsia.1700


Link to Image Titled: Home of James N. Lew
Title/Object Name: Home of James N. Lew
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1944
Physical Details: 3.25 x 2 inches
Description: First home purchased by James and Arline Lew. The house, at 646 North Battin, is typical of single-family homes that were built to accommodate the growing population of the city during the defense work of WWII. Mrs. Lew, seen seated on the porch with her son and another child, was the first known Chinese American woman to live in the city. After the war, many Chinese men living in Wichita were finally able to bring their wives to the U.S. from China.
Keywords: Residences, business and industry, people, domestic scenes.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_646.N.Battin-1


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