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[Lampshade design with six views: "Kansas", "Jefferson City", "Erie R.R.", "New York", "Niagara", and "Water Works, Phila."]

[Lampshade design with six views: "Kansas", "Jefferson City", "Erie R....

Title devised by Library staff. Stamped on lower left: From the file of James F. Queen artist, 1824-1889. (DLC/PP-1997:105). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress.

Forcing slavery down the throat of a freesoiler

Forcing slavery down the throat of a freesoiler

The artist lays on the Democrats the major blame for violence perpetrated against antislavery settlers in Kansas in the wake of the Kansas-Nebraska Act. Here a bearded "freesoiler" has been bound to the "Democr... more

The "mustang" team

The "mustang" team

The abolitionist Republican presidential ticket and its supporters in the press are the targets of the cartoon. Candidate Fremont, wearing an emigrant's smock and carrying a cross (an allusion to his rumored Ca... more

Liberty, the fair maid of Kansas--in the hands of the "border ruffians"

Liberty, the fair maid of Kansas--in the hands of the "border ruffians...

A bitter indictment of the Democratic administration's responsibility for violence and bloodshed in Kansas in the wake of the 1854 Kansas-Nebraska Act. (See also "Forcing Slavery Down the Throat of a Freesoiler... more

Ho! For the Kansas plains

Ho! For the Kansas plains

An illustrated sheet music cover for an antislavery song, dedicated to abolitionist spokesman Henry Ward Beecher. The illustration features a roundel illustration of the burning of the Free State Hotel in Lawre... more

The buck chase of 1856

The buck chase of 1856

Democratic candidate James Buchanan, as a buck deer, crosses the finish line of a racecourse ahead of competitors Millard Fillmore and John C. Fremont. Spectators cheer in the stands behind. Fillmore appears a... more

Map and profile of first 40 miles of Union Pacific Rail Road Eastern Division extending west from boundary between states of Missouri and Kansas,

Map and profile of first 40 miles of Union Pacific Rail Road Eastern D...

Detailed map showing relief by hachures, drainage, vegetation, roads, and railroads in Kansas, from Kansas City to Lawrence. Scale 1:63,360. Across bottom of map: Profile of line. LC Railroad maps, 589 Descript... more

Issue of clothing to the Comanche Indians at Timber Mountain Fork, Kansas ; The Great Medicine Lodge on Medicine Lodge Creek, near the council grounds, Kansas

Issue of clothing to the Comanche Indians at Timber Mountain Fork, Kan...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1867 Nov. 23, p. 153.

Scenes and incidents of the Great Indian Council, at Medicine Lodge Creek, Kansas / from sketches by our special artist, Jas. E. Taylor.

Scenes and incidents of the Great Indian Council, at Medicine Lodge Cr...

Seven illustrations depicting events during peace negotiations between Native Americans and representatives of the U.S. government. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1867 Nov. 23, p. 153.

Desperate battle between the Cheyennes and Company C Seventh U.S. Cavalry near Fort Wallace, June 26, 1867

Desperate battle between the Cheyennes and Company C Seventh U.S. Cava...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1867 July 27, p. 468.

Indian lodge at Medicine Creek, Kansas--scene of the late Indian peace council Council at Medicine Creek lodge with the Kiowa and Comanche Indians / / sketched by J. Howland.

Indian lodge at Medicine Creek, Kansas--scene of the late Indian peace...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1867 Nov. 16., p. 724.

Late Indian outrages: Fort Wallace, Kansas

Late Indian outrages: Fort Wallace, Kansas

After a photograph by Major Calhoun and Dr. Bell. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1867 July 27, p. 468.

Engagement of Colonel Forsyth's command with the Indians at Small Island, September 17, 1868

Engagement of Colonel Forsyth's command with the Indians at Small Isla...

Battle between Indians and Colonel Forsyth and his men at Small Island, Kansas. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1868 Oct. 17, p. 669, bottom.

Bird's eye view of Wyandotte, Wyandotte Co., Kansas 1869.

Bird's eye view of Wyandotte, Wyandotte Co., Kansas 1869.

Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 232 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ill. and index to points of interest. Vault AACR2: 100; 6... more

Bird's eye view of Kansas City, Missouri. Jan'y. 1869.

Bird's eye view of Kansas City, Missouri. Jan'y. 1869.

Perspective map not drawn to scale. "Photographed by A. C. Christy." LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 428 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ill. and index to points... more

"View of Kansas Stock Yards, Kansas City, Mo."

"View of Kansas Stock Yards, Kansas City, Mo."

Wood engraving by Baker & Company, Chicago, after Henry Worrall. Illus. in: Joseph G. McCoy's Historic Sketches of the Cattle Trade of the West and Southwest (Kansas City, Mo., 1874) p. 273. Reference copy may ... more

Birds eye view of St. Louis : showing the new line of the St. Louis, Kansas City & Northern Ry. running into the Union Depot.

Birds eye view of St. Louis : showing the new line of the St. Louis, K...

LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 439.1 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ill. and index to points of interest.

Kansas City journal map showing towns of Kansas City, Mo., Kansas City, Kans., and suburban cities ; the cities on the Missouri and Kaw, with environs

Kansas City journal map showing towns of Kansas City, Mo., Kansas City...

Cities on the Missouri and Kaw, with environs Courtesy of Boston Public Library

The Santa Fé route Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fé R.R. 3 lines between the Missouri River and the Pacific coast to the city of Mexico via the A.T.&S. and Mexican Central R.R.

The Santa Fé route Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fé R.R. 3 lines between th...

Map of the western United States from Kansas City to the Pacific showing relief by shading, drainage, state boundaries, military and Indian reservations, railroads with main lines in heavy black; lists stage co... more

Edward's map of Wyandott County, Kansas /

Edward's map of Wyandott County, Kansas /

Shows landowners. LC Land ownership maps, 221 Includes business directories and advertisements. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy laminated, mounted on cloth, an... more

U.S. Reports: Goetz v. Bank of Kansas City, 119 U.S. 551 (1887)

U.S. Reports: Goetz v. Bank of Kansas City, 119 U.S. 551 (1887)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 119; October Term, 1886; Goetz v. Bank of Kansas City

Martin Irons, of St. Louis, Chairman Executive Committee of the Knights of Labor, District No. 101 / photographed by R.G. Gardner, Kansas City, Missouri.

Martin Irons, of St. Louis, Chairman Executive Committee of the Knight...

Martin Irons, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 30, no. 1529 (1886 April 10), p. 236.

[Law Daniels, Kansas City Cowboys, baseball card portrait]

[Law Daniels, Kansas City Cowboys, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Donahue, Kansas City Cowboys, baseball card portrait]

[Donahue, Kansas City Cowboys, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. "Donohue"- -caption on card. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Donahue, Kansas City Cowboys, baseball card portrait]

[Donahue, Kansas City Cowboys, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. "Donohue"- -caption on card. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

The national agricultural exposition, Kansas City, MO

The national agricultural exposition, Kansas City, MO

Print shows an exterior view of the "National Agricultural Exposition" building. Title from item. Caption continues: Excursion rates on all railroads. Open forty-five days, from Sept. 15 to Nov. 1, 1887. Printe... more

R.T. Van Horn, Kansas City Daily Journal, from the American Editors series (N1) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

R.T. Van Horn, Kansas City Daily Journal, from the American Editors se...

Trade cards from the "American Editors" series (N1), issued in 1887 in a series of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter Brand Cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

[C. E. Hoover, Kansas City Cowboys, baseball card portrait]

[C. E. Hoover, Kansas City Cowboys, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Billy Hamilton, Kansas City Cowboys, baseball card portrait]

[Billy Hamilton, Kansas City Cowboys, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Charlie Reynolds, Kansas City Cowboys, baseball card portrait]

[Charlie Reynolds, Kansas City Cowboys, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Herman Long, Kansas City Cowboys, baseball card portrait]

[Herman Long, Kansas City Cowboys, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Park Swartzel, Kansas City Cowboys, baseball card portrait]

[Park Swartzel, Kansas City Cowboys, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

Map of Wyandotte Co., Kansas /

Map of Wyandotte Co., Kansas /

Shows landowners. LC Land ownership maps, 222 Ancillary maps: Bethel -- Bonner Springs/Tiblow -- Connor City -- Edwardsville -- In section 25 -- Loring P.O. & station -- Pomeroy. Available also through the Libr... more

[Jumbo Davis, Kansas City Cowboys, baseball card portrait]

[Jumbo Davis, Kansas City Cowboys, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Chippy McGarr, Kansas City Cowboys, baseball card portrait]

[Chippy McGarr, Kansas City Cowboys, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

Veterans Tippecanoe Club and their cabin, Kansas City, Mo.

Veterans Tippecanoe Club and their cabin, Kansas City, Mo.

Photograph shows a group of men posed in front of the Veterans Tippecanoe Club. Sign on building reads: Tippecanoe Cabin. Republican Headquarters. J27805 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Copyrighted by ... more

The Great Market, Kansas City, Mo.

The Great Market, Kansas City, Mo.

Streetcar in foreground; horses and wagons; building.

The great thoroughfare, Kansas City, Mo.

The great thoroughfare, Kansas City, Mo.

Stereo copyrighted by Kilburn. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Unidentified Civil War veteran of the Elizabeth, N.J. Veteran Zouaves in Grand Army of the Republic uniform with medals Corwin, 715 Main Street, Kansas City, Mo

Unidentified Civil War veteran of the Elizabeth, N.J. Veteran Zouaves ...

Photograph shows portrait of Union veteran with medals and ribbons from 1891, 1897, 1907 events attached to mat. Title devised by Library staff. Deposit; Tom Liljenquist; 2017; (D073) Purchased from: Jack and D... more

U.S. Reports: Schlesinger v. Kansas City etc Railway Co., 152 U.S. 444 (1894)

U.S. Reports: Schlesinger v. Kansas City etc Railway Co., 152 U.S. 444...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 152; October Term, 1893; Schlesinger v. Kansas City and Southern Railway Company

Frank M. Spencer

Frank M. Spencer

Frank M. Spencer, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left. 24269 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by W.S. Brown, Kansas City, Mo.

Shooting the shutes, Kansas City, Mo., U.S.A
U.S. Reports: Clark v. Kansas City, 172 U.S. 334 (1899)

U.S. Reports: Clark v. Kansas City, 172 U.S. 334 (1899)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 172; October Term, 1898; Clark v. Kansas City

U.S. Reports: Erb v. Morasch, 177 U.S. 584 (1900)

U.S. Reports: Erb v. Morasch, 177 U.S. 584 (1900)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 177; October Term, 1899; Erb v. Morasch

U.S. Reports: Clark v. Kansas City, 176 U.S. 114 (1900)

U.S. Reports: Clark v. Kansas City, 176 U.S. 114 (1900)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 176; October Term, 1899; Clark v. Kansas City

Public library, Kansas City, Mo

Public library, Kansas City, Mo

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue P (1906). "G 3883" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 019226. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Grand Avenue north from Twelfth, Kansas City, Missouri

Grand Avenue north from Twelfth, Kansas City, Missouri

Title from jacket. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 034288. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Long Building, Kansas City, Mo

Long Building, Kansas City, Mo

"Van(?) A" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 019969. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

"Pride goeth before destruction" / J.S. Pughe.

"Pride goeth before destruction" / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows Richard Croker inflated like a hot air balloon, wearing a medallion showing the Tammany Tiger and a laurel wreath with ribbon labeled "Kansas City Convention"; running up behind him is David ... more

Main Street north from Twelfth, Kansas City, Missouri

Main Street north from Twelfth, Kansas City, Missouri

Title from jacket. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 034289. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

A Kansas wheat field, Harvester Combine in action

A Kansas wheat field, Harvester Combine in action

Photograph shows man operating a Caterpillar wheat harvesting machine in field; another man packs grain in cart pouring from chute. Title from item.

"Pride goeth before destruction" / J.S. Pughe.

"Pride goeth before destruction" / J.S. Pughe.

Cartoon showing Richard "Boss" Croker as an obese balloon-like man, wearing ribbon "Kansas City Convention", being attacked from behind by a man "Hill" with a spear "N.Y. State Democracy". Illus. in: Puck, v. 4... more

First National Bank, Kansas City, Mo

First National Bank, Kansas City, Mo

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 019222. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

En Route to Kansas City

En Route to Kansas City

This illustration entitled, "En Route to Kansas City", by cartoonist Clifford Berryman, which appeared in the Washington Post on June 30, 1900, depicts an uninterested Ex-New York Senator David Hill making his ... more