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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: Home of H. W. Dunning
Title/Object Name: Home of H. W. Dunning
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: 1875
Physical Details: 3.5 x 2.75 inches
Description: View looking northwest at early house in Wichita. Identified as residence of H. W. Dunning at 535 North Lawrence (now Broadway). The family is gathered in the front yard.
Keywords: Architecture, homes, people, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_535.N.Lawrence-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: Wichita, 1875
Title/Object Name: Wichita, 1875
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1875
Physical Details: 4 x 5 inches
Description: Birds'-eye view looking northeast from Odd Fellows Hall in the first block of North Main. Schweiter and Davidson Lumber yard visible in first block, North Market. Presbyterian Church visible at southwest corner, Lawrence (now known as Broadway) and First Street.
Keywords: Wichita, business and industry, residences, street scenes, houses, skyline, cows.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Photographs
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_A2-2.1.1


Link to Image Titled: Nereus Baldwin Family
Title/Object Name: Nereus Baldwin Family
Creator: Nereus Baldwin
Date Original: Circa 1875
Physical Details: 4 x 3 inches
Description: Mrs. Mathilde Baldwin with children Fred and Moscaline. The children are operating a carousel-device for viewing photographs. Nereus Baldwin was a prominent photographer in early Wichita.
Keywords: Business and industry, photography, people, domestic scene, residences, interior, sports and recreation.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_BaldwinChildren-2


Link to Image Titled: Home of J. C. Fraker
Title/Object Name: Home of J. C. Fraker
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1875
Physical Details: 4 x 2.75 inches
Description: Residence of J. C. Fraker at 306 East Central Avenue. Second Empire style features mansard roof. The Fraker family is seen posed with the house. By 1896 it was occupied by the Samuel Houck family, owners of Houck Hardware Company.
Keywords: People, business and industry, architecture, landscape, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_306.E.Central-1


Link to Image Titled: Home of Dr. Henry Owens
Title/Object Name: Home of Dr. Henry Owens
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1878
Physical Details: 3 x 3.5 inches
Description: Looking west at Victorian residence with Gothic Revival styling; located at 209 South Emporia. Dr. Henry Owens is seated in the horse-drawn carriage; his family members are posed at the house.
Keywords: People, architecture, houses, landscape, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_209.S.Emporia-1


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: Douglas Avenue Street Scene
Title/Object Name: Douglas Avenue Street Scene
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1878
Physical Details: 4 x 5 inches
Description: Douglas Avenue, looking west at north side of street. Land Office in foreground is Healy and Niederlander, Real Estate Company, at the corner of Emporia and Douglas. Other business signs visible include Lipperts (?) and the Cincinnati Bakery.
Keywords: Wichita, business and industry, people, street scenes, false front, buildings, architecture.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_U2-2.1.8


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