Contributions (on-going)


Contributions (on-going)


Digital images of these items have been contributed to the MHGS Digital Collections by community members. For the most part, MHGS does not hold the physical originals.

Items in the Contributions (on-going) Collection

City Hotel Register
This hotel register was used by the City Hotel, D. J. Tangney Proprietor, from November 1903 to November 1904.

William McKinley Coates Scrapbook
This scrapbook was started by William McKinley Coates for his only grandson William Frederick Stephans. William McKinley Coates was very interested in firehouses and Wichita history. He lived in Wichita his whole life. He worked at the Wichita…

Harry Schunk in US Mail Uniform
Studio portrait of Harry Schunk in his US Mail uniform.

Library Floats for Emporia Parade of Progress<br />
Snapshot of two floats in the Emporia Parade of Progress
Handwritten on back: "Parade of Progress - Opening of Civic Auditorium, May 1940, Location - Corner of 12th Ave and Highland, Emporia. W. Edward Pitts (janitor), Nora Daniel, librarian, Mabel…

Adrien Amedee Sautter Date Book
A small date book, with a page for each date (e.g. January 15,) on which Adrien Sautter recorded both family births, marriages and deaths, and interesting historical events. Adrien Sautter (1853-1944) was born in Switzerland and homesteaded in the…

Janet Clark’s 7th Birthday Party
Snapshot of eleven children at a birthday party
Handwritten label on back “Janet Clark’s - 7th Birthday”

College Hill School Safety Patrol 1956
Picture of the College Hill School Safety Patrol
Handwritten label on back says “Row1: Scott, Bob D., Gary D., Ronnie, John, Bruce P. Row2: Gary O., Joe, Mr. Peterson, Jay, Buss Row3: Dave, Tyson, Bill, Brian, Mike, Norman”

Square dancing at College Hill School
Picture of kids square dancing
Handwritten label on back says “1956 5th Grade”

College Hill School 6th Grade Class
Portrait of a elementary school class and teachers
Handwritten label on back says “6th Grade 1956 Row 1: Linda, Ronnie, Gary D., Gary O, Jay, Joe, Johh, Scott, Dave, Mary K. Row 2: Mr. Peterson, Marilin, Diane, Sarah, Patty H., Patty K, Marka,…

College Hill School 5th Grade Class
Portrait of a elementary school class and teachers
Handwritten labels on back say “Billy Stephans 359 N. Bluff Mu.2 -0037” and “5th Grade”