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"View of South half of the 100 block N. Main St. Occasion was parade to celebrate Armistice Day, Nov. 12, 1918, date of parade. Rev. Geo Landis is…
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Santa driving a sleigh full of children pulled by ponies. Cliff Lawson 629 North Hindricks Hutchinson Kansas. -- written on back of photo
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Hesston High School marching band.
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Parade where the crowd appears to be pursuing a chicken
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Veterans marching in a parade followed by old ford car.
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Crowd gathered on main street to watch the parade in Hesston Kansas. Time period looks to be 50s or 60s.
Sommerfeld, Harold
The 1906 REO Motor Car Company Model B runabout. The owner of the car is unknown. Photo is dated as being taken in 1971
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Old photo of a wheat combine harvester.
Murray Bandy
Jerry Glenn pulling civic club float 75 th anniversary. OT-T6 Jerry Glenn, driver of the float of the Hesston Womens Civic Club. Jerry thought it…
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Team of horses pulling a covered wagon
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Royal Mason Smith Served Hesston, Ks as Supt of Utilities and Streets from approx 1930 to 1958. -- Written on back of photo
Murray Bandy
Parade celebrating Kansas centennial - Main St. Hesston Ks. In background and in forefront is Klingenberg building; formerly Klingenberg grocery.…
Murray Bandy
Alvin B King & Wife, WIlma, in this 1909 Model T Ford. In the background is elevator owned by Hesston Mill & Elevator. It was formerly owned by…
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Strange float that is protesting taxes. Appears to be designed to look like somthing from the 30s and is not actually protesting the contemporary…
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Members of the Womens Civic Club atop a float in a Hesston parade
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Large photo of Santa being pulled in a makeshift sleigh in a parade on main street.
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Large crowd of peopel gathered for the parade on Main Street. Appears to be late 50s early 60s.
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Photo of Santa being pulled in a makeshift sleigh in a parade on main street.
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Hesston, Ks View S.W. 105 N. Main 109 N. Main. Photo of old stage coaches and horses in a parade on Main Street in Hesston Ks.
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A photo of a convertible driving in a parade. There is a sign on the side of the car that says Queen Grace Vogt 1971 Oktoberfest.

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