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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: 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: James R. Mead Residence
Title/Object Name: James R. Mead Residence
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1872
Physical Details: 5 x 7 inches
Description: Residence of James R. Mead, 307 East Central.
Keywords: Residences, people, mansard roof.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl523


Link to Image Titled: Douglas Avenue looking east
Title/Object Name: Douglas Avenue looking east
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1874
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Douglas Avenue looking east from Main. The New York Store is on the north side. Dunscombs is on the south side.
Keywords: Street scenes, horses, wagons, commercial buildings.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl354


Link to Image Titled: Douglas Avenue looking west from Santa Fe Tracks
Title/Object Name: Douglas Avenue looking west from Santa Fe Tracks
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1876
Physical Details: 5 x 7 inches
Description: Douglas Avenue looking west from the Santa Fe railroad tracks.
Keywords: Street scenes, people, horses, wagons, commercial buildings.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl353


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: German Methodist Church (Calvary United Methodist Church)
Title/Object Name: German Methodist Church (Calvary United Methodist Church)
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1878
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Birds' eye view looking west with Fourth Street (St. Francis) in foreground; shows German Methodist church and W. L. Johnson Feed Stables; church is now Calvary United Methodist
Keywords: Wichita, street scenes, religion, business and industry, agriculture, churches, stables.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_WPL2058


Link to Image Titled: Library Workers Preparing Books
Title/Object Name: Library Workers Preparing Books
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1878
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Del Baldwin, Tence Massey and Anna Pope are preparing library books for circulation. The library was housed in Nereus Baldwin's photographic gallery, located in the 100 block East Douglas. Baldwin was an early Wichita photographer.
Keywords: Libraries and museums, people, studio.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl2003


Link to Image Titled: Reese & Sawyer Carpenter Shop
Title/Object Name: Reese & Sawyer Carpenter Shop
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1878
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: Contractors and builders, W. A. Reese and J. K. Sawyer carpenter shop in the 100 block of North Market.
Keywords: Business and industry, commercial building, people, fashion, hats, horse, wagon.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl1309


Link to Image Titled: Tremont House
Title/Object Name: Tremont House
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1878
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: This hotel opened in 1877 as the Tremont House. It was formerly the Harris House, then with an addition, became the Empire House. When it was moved to the northeast corner of Emporia and Douglas to be near the Depot it became the Tremont House.
Keywords: Business and industry, people, horses, buggy.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Wichita Public Library Photograph Collection
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wpl_wpl1336


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