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This hotel register was used by the City Hotel, owned by Knoblauch & Kopplin, from December 1886 to June 1887.

Postcard of a school building
Handwritten note on back says "Wichita, Kan. 7-12-1910 Dear Sister & all. Will let you know we got a good rain last night looks like more today I am feeling better after the rain. Tell Mable my corn is most of it to…

Postcard of a courthouse building
Handwritten note on back says "Mount Hope, Oct 10. Dear Mother: I arrived here safely yesterday. Aunt Kate & Hazel were at the depot to meet me. Charley was over this morning and examined me. He has not decided what…

Postcard of a bridge
Handwritten note on back says "From Colon to his Grand-Pa"

Postcard of a bridge
Handwritten note on back says "Dec 18 1912, Dear Mother and all. Well ma I guess you think I have forgot to write to you. We are all well except bad colds. Well ma if it is nice weather we be down Christmas. Maude has a little…

Postcard of a concrete and steel bridge.
Handwritten note on back says "Jan 11th 1915, Dear Loved Ones, Will say Robt was taken to the Newton Hospital he was taken in an automobile. He is very weak the Newton Dr thinks he can get him around on his…

Postcard of a dam
Handwritten note on back says "Wichita, Kan. 10-13-17 Dear Edith: Dorothy and I Bud have both been sick since you was here. Dot was in bed a week with tonsilitis, but is better now. Had a nice visit with Mabel. Regards to you all.…

Postcard of a church
Handwritten note on back says "Dear Grandma and all, We got home all right. We began to get a little cool. It was ten minutes till six when we got home. Write soon, Maude Johnson Mrs. E.B. Johnson, Oatville Kansas"

Postcard of a house
Handwritten note on back says "Dear Sister. Hope you are all well. I guess we will go up to Mother's Sunday. Harry Jr, is at El Dorado working: will come over Sund. to go up to a laundry. This is my 2nd wk. Hope we may see or…

Postcard of a crowd watching a horse race
Handwritten note on back says "Dear little boys, how is this for a crowd. Would you like to be in it? I think you would get lost. In Wichita everybody is in such a hurry. How is music. Will you soon go to…
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