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Link to Image Titled: Hotel Room
Title/Object Name: Hotel Room
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1930
Physical Details: 9.5 x 7.25 inches
Description: Interior of unidentified hotel, showing adjoining guest bedrooms.
Keywords: Business and industry, residences, furniture, bedroom suite, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Tihen
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_E5-94.1.1


Link to Image Titled: The Forum
Title/Object Name: The Forum
Creator: Edgar B. Smith
Date Original: Circa 1930
Physical Details: 9.25 x 7.25 inches
Description: Interior of Forum furnished for a ceremonial event, probably for the Order of the Eastern Star. Garlands and cascades of paper flowers hang lavishly from the ceiling; potted plants and floral arrangements have transformed the otherwise plain arena into a festive site. Silhouettes of white [live?] birds appear in motion, flying in a circular direction around the room from right to left.
Keywords: Arts and entertainment; organizations, clubs and groups; public events; ceremony; Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Tihen
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_E5-89.2.1


Link to Image Titled: The Forum
Title/Object Name: The Forum
Creator: Edgar B. Smith
Date Original: Circa 1930
Physical Details: 9.25 x 7.25 inches
Description: Interior of exposition hall in the Forum complex, 231 South Water Street. The scene is a large display of tractors and farm implements, probably part of an agricultural convention.
Keywords: Arts and entertainment, business and industry, public events, transportation, farming, John Deere, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Tihen
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_E5-89.3.1


Link to Image Titled: Golden Rule Refining Company Delivery Truck
Title/Object Name: Golden Rule Oil Company and Blue Ribbon Gasoline
Creator: Edgar B. Smith
Date Original: Circa 1930
Physical Details: 8 x 10 inches
Description: One of about a dozen Blue Ribbon filling stations operated by the Golden Rule Refining Company. The refinery was located in Wichita and the company was owned by Elbert S. Rule.
Keywords: Business and industry, transportation, gas station architecture, Tudor Revival, gas pumps, automobiles, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name:
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_E3-60.1.1


Link to Image Titled: Wichita High School North
Title/Object Name: Wichita High School North
Creator: Edgar B. Smith
Date Original: Circa 1930
Physical Details: 9.5 x 7.25 inches
Description: Looking west at Wichita High School North, 1437 Rochester. Designed by architect Glen H. Thomas, built in 1928-1929; design style is American Art Deco with a Native American and pioneer theme. Narrative sculptural figures were designed by prominent Wichita artist, Bruce Moore. The U-shaped building provided classrooms, a cafeteria, an auditorium with seating for 1500 students, and a gymnasium [A History of Wichita Public School Buildings, 1978, p 189].
Keywords: Education, architecture, North High.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Tihen
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_D7-43.1.1


Link to Image Titled: Phillips 66 Filling Station Number 495
Title/Object Name: Phillips 66 Filling Station Number 495
Creator: Edgar B. Smith
Date Original: Circa 1930
Physical Details: 9.25 x 7.25 inches
Description: Looking west at the rear driveway of a Phillips Petroleum Company service station (304 South Water Street). The Forum, a venue for community events, is in the background.
Keywords: Business and industry, Dodge Brothers trucks, transportation, gasoline tank trucks, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Tihen
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_D2SW-22.1.1


Link to Image Titled: Maccabees Hall
Title/Object Name: Maccabees Hall
Creator: Edgar B. Smith
Date Original: Circa 1930
Physical Details: 7.25 x 9.25 inches
Description: View of the Maccabees’ building at 144 North Market Street, which housed the meeting rooms of the organization on the second floor and a retail business on the ground floor. The Knights of the Maccabees was an international fraternal and benevolent society founded in Ontario in 1878. After 1914 it was known simply as the The Maccabees. It provided financial benefits to families of sick or deceased members. It was organized to provide security to working class people who were not generally served by regular insurance companies. However, only white persons of sound health and good character were eligible for membership.
Keywords: Organizations, clubs and groups; architecture; business and industry; Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Tihen
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_D4-14.1.1


Link to Image Titled: Wichita High School North Tower
Title/Object Name: Wichita High School North Tower
Creator: Edgar B. Smith
Date Original: Circa 1930
Physical Details: 10 x 8 inches
Description: Detail of Wichita High School North Tower. Wichita artist Bruce Moore designed decorative elements of building exterior. Located at 1437 North Rochester, North High School was opened in 1929.
Keywords: Wichita, education, buildings.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Archives of the Wichita Area Chamber of Commerce
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wsu_ms2002-12.73.25.2


Link to Image Titled: Wichita High School North
Title/Object Name: Wichita High School North
Creator: Edgar B. Smith
Date Original: Circa 1930
Physical Details: 9.5 x 7.5 inches
Description: Young women students in Home Economics cooking class. North High School opened in 1929.
Keywords: Education, girls, fashion, aprons, yelloware mixing bowl, recipes, kitchen, domestic arts, African American, interior.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Tihen
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_H9-56.1.2


Link to Image Titled: Wichita High School North
Title/Object Name: Wichita High School North
Creator: Edgar B. Smith
Date Original: Circa 1930
Physical Details: 9.5 x 7.5 inches
Description: High school students studying in North High library. The school opened in 1929.
Keywords: Education, young men, boys, fashion, furniture, interior, American flag, books.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Tihen
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_H9-56.1.3


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