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Events and Celebrations
A photo of what appears to be a 1899 Winton motorized carriage made by the Winton Motor Carriage Co. Cleveland, OH
1897-1924.
Events and Celebrations
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…
Sports and Recreation
postcard picturing 1918 Hesston Academy senior basketball team: Left to Right: Frank Garber, Menno Shellenberger, Alvin B. King, Elmer Hershberger, H.…
Sports and Recreation
King Motor Co sponsored baseball team of 1948.
Front row L to R: Joe Fox, scorekeeper, Earl Weaver, Coach (former professional player), Harold…
Sports and Recreation
Hesston 5th Grade, 1966
Front: Tom Hochstetler, Ron Knott, Lynn Lais, Vernon Blosser.
Back: Mike Yutsy, Dale Classen, Galen Weaver, Ron Samuelson,…
Sports and Recreation
Hesston 8th & 9th Grade, 1966 --back of photo, Harold Sommerfeld notes.
Sports and Recreation
8th and 9th Grade Girls Summer Baseball Team - 1966?
Standing L to R: Linda Clark, Robby Nebergall, Mary Schrag, Valerie Roupp, Meribeth Peters,…
People
Abram Lincoln Hess. One of the brothers for whom the town of Hesston was named. -- label on back of photograph
Hesston College
Photo of Administration building at hesston college dated 1949
Hesston College
Outside view of the back of the Administration Building at Hesston College.
Street Scenes
"The Fire @ Hesston" -handwritten on back of photograph
Street Scenes
This appears to be another view of the the photo "Aftermath of a fire in Hesston, circa 1921, #001." According to Murray Bandy ("Hesston Centennial…
Police
First chief of police -- back of photograph
Fire/EMT
Ambulance for Hesston Rescue Unit and gurney
People
Amos Prouty. He was an early pioneer of Harvey County. Appointed to County Board of Commissioners by Kansas Governor Harvey and chosen as chairman by…
People
Anna Smith King 19-4 -- handwritten on back of photograph
Hesston College [pre-1935]
ANNA SMITH KING. Her idea and desire for a Christian School were translated into the Hesston Academy and Bible School. -- Typed on back of photo
Events and Celebrations
"Hesston Grade School students parading to celebrate the end of World War I in November 1918." -handwritten on back of photograph
Events and Celebrations
"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…