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Link to Image Titled: Wichita's Main Street in 1870, Looking North from Douglas Avenue
Title/Object Name: Wichita's Main Street in 1870, Looking North from Douglas Avenue
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1870
Physical Details: 6.5 x 8.5 inches
Description: View of Main Street in Wichita, looking north from Douglas Avenue.
Keywords: Wichita, street scenes, people, transportation, business and industry, stores, covered wagons, wagons, horses.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Ignace Mead Jones Collection of James R. Mead Papers
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms91-3.9.14.1


Link to Image Titled: Early Train to Wichita
Title/Object Name: Early Train to Wichita
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1872
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Wichita & Southwestern Train. This was one of the early trains that came in from Newton, Kansas.
Keywords: Transportation, depot, people, engine.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl1232


Link to Image Titled: Deffenbaugh and Lewis Mill
Title/Object Name: Deffenbaugh and Lewis Mill
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1874
Physical Details: 5 x 7 inches
Description: View of the first mill in Wichita. Located at Hydraulic and First Streets.
Keywords: Wichita, agriculture, business and industry, street scenes, transportation.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_D2NE-1.1.1


Link to Image Titled: Main Street, mid-1870s
Title/Object Name: Main Street, mid-1870s
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1875
Physical Details: 4 x 5 inches
Description: Looking northwest at first block of north Main Street. Business signs include Black & Nixon Grocery; C. A. Bayley Company, Hardware; and W. C. Woodman, Groceries.
Keywords: Wichita, business and industry, street scenes, transportation, horses, wagons, false front, architecture.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_U3-1.2.1


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: First Santa Fe Depot
Title/Object Name: First Santa Fe Depot
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1877
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Birds' eye view of original Santa Fe Depot showing boxcars on the tracks
Keywords: Wichita, transportation, business and industry, trains, railroads.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_WPL2056


Link to Image Titled: James R. Mead
Title/Object Name: James R. Mead
Creator: Rogers Studio
Date Original: Circa 1878
Physical Details: 2.5 x 3.5 inches
Description: Portrait of James Richard Mead, one of the early founders of Wichita. Mead came to Kansas Territory if 1859 and established himself as a buffalo hunter and fur trader. In 1868 he met with a group of men to organize a town company for the site at the junction of the Arkansas River and the Little Arkansas River. He was instrumental in bringing the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad through Wichita, which secured the position of the city as a trade center.
Keywords: People, settlers, pioneers, transportation, business and industry.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_Mead,James.R


Link to Image Titled: Mule Cars on North Main Street
Title/Object Name: Mule Cars on North Main Street
Creator: Rogers Studio
Date Original: 1884
Physical Details: 6.75 x 4.75 inches
Description: Wichita Street Railway mule cars in front of a house and stables on the east side of the 400 block of North Main Street
Keywords: Wichita, transportation, street scenes, residences, mule cars, street railway, streetcars.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: W. S. and Guy Rogers Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_ROG218


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: Boy with Bicycle
Title/Object Name: Boy with Bicycle
Creator: Alden W. Harden
Date Original: Circa 1885
Physical Details: 2.75 x 4.25 inches
Description: Young boy identified as John Reed posed with a high-wheel bicycle. Note that the pedals are attached directly to the front wheel. The wheels became larger as manufacturers realized that the larger the wheel, the farther the cyclist could travel with one rotation.
Keywords: People, sports and recreation, transportation, boy, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_H11-28.1.1


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