Fredonia, Kansas Photograph Collection

Collection Summary

Title: Fredonia, Kansas Photograph Collection
Call Number: MS 87-30
Size: 1.0 linear feet
Acquisition: Purchased from the Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston, Texas
Processed By: LTM, 5-27-1987; JEF, 1-28-1998; MN, 11-26-2013
Restrictions: None

Literary Rights

Literary rights were not granted to Wichita State University. When permission is granted to examine the manuscripts, it is not an authorization to publish them. Manuscripts cannot be used for publication without regard for common law literary rights, copyright laws and the laws of libel. It is the responsibility of the researcher and his/her publisher to obtain permission to publish. Scholars and students who eventually plan to have their work published are urged to make inquiry regarding overall restrictions on publication before initial research.

Content Note

Dating between 1865 to 1921, these photographs of people from Fredonia, Kansas, show social mores and clothing of the period. Some of the photographs were taken by Loomis Photography Company of Fredonia. Many of these people are either relatives or friends and neighbors of Josie Inez Moore.

Detailed Description: Series Listing

Series 1 Box 1 Photo 1-20 Photographs, 1900-1921. Arranged chronologically. This series contains photographic portraits of people living in or near Fredonia, Kansas. They are relatives or friends and neighbors of Josie Inez Moore. Many of these photographs were taken by Loomis Photography Company in Fredonia, Kansas.
Series 2 Box 1 Photo 21-37 Photographs, Undated. This series is like the previous series, except these pictures are undated and the people are unidentified. Internal evidence suggests that these pictures were taken in the same period as the series above. Also included are tin-type photographs that probably date around the 1860s or 1870s.

Detailed Description: Box and Folder Listing

Series 1 ‒ Photographs, 1900-1921

Box 1 Photo 1-20 Photographs, 1900-1921

Series 2 ‒ Photographs, Undated

Box 1 Photo 21-35 Photographs, undated, circa 1900s-1920s
Box 1 Photo 36-37 Photographs, undated, circa 1860s-1870s