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1875 Jail

Description: The old 1875 jail which was relocated and replaced by the 1890 jail which later became the Clay County Library.
Date: 1910~
Item Type: Photograph

Automobile Ferry After the Flood

Description: Richard Wyatt going across the levee North of Henrietta on a ferry pulled by horses to his farm where Mrs. Wyatt was. This was taken a foot of hill just out of town. The fringe of trees in the distance marks the slough. This was taken after the water had receded considerably, as you can see by the drift on the fence at left.
Date: 1915~
Item Type: Photograph

Bellevue Businessmen

Description: From back of photo, "The Bellevue News, August 12, 1971. Taken 51 years ago, these men owned, or operated businesses in Bellevue following the reconstruction of the city after a tornado completely destroyed the city on April 26, 1906. They are, front row: M.J. White, druggist; Alva Weeks, county employee; Fate Walters, barber; a Mr. Hood, druggist; W.C. Boner, newspaper editor; Bill Spradling, taylor [sic]; Blake Powers, rancher; L.S. Wright, merchant; Dave Williams, shoe repairman; and Sam Johnson, blacksmith. Second row: unidentified; John Hannon, barber; Presbyterian minister; Baptist pastor; Frank Manning, merchant; a Mr. Cadenhead, retired; W.F. Wright, merchant; John Hampton, lumber yard; Silvester Karsteter, insurance agent; a Mr. Ayres, dry goods; J. A. Spradling, grocer; Marvin Wright, rancher; Joe Johnson, delivery man; and Elmer Gaught, furniture dealer. Third row: O.J. Owens, farmer; Murray Johnson, delivery man; W.A. Johnson, blacksmith; A.W. Melton, hardware dealer; Jess Gowan, farmer; Joe Ford, farmer; L.S. Spivey, hardware dealer; George Wright, merchant; Van Dishman, owner of a flour mill; Scott McConnell, grocer; L.B. Moore, banker; N.T. Gaines, banker; Dr. L.F. Crook; Joe White, dairyman; Walter Mount (living), banker; a Mr. Bass, hotel owner; George Welch (living), banker; and J.A. Phelps, farmer. (photo courtesy of Mrs. George Wright)"
Date: 1918
Item Type: Photograph

Benvanue School

Description: Unidentified school children standing outside with their teacher Dalton Harris at the Benvanue School around 1912.
Date: 1912~
Item Type: Photograph

Byers Depot

Description: Mr. W.E. Dyer with a wagon at the Byers depot carrying 100 pounds of flour headed for Beck Murray's grocery around 1917.
Date: 1917
Item Type: Photograph

Byers Post Office

Description: Teen rural route carriers Joe Norman and Fred Kepley, with the postmaster J.T. Dunn (Joseph Tarpley Dunn) and Bertha Dunn in the Byers Post Office.
Date: 1918~
Item Type: Photograph

Byers Post Office

Description: Postmaster Sheridan Baker Householder sits in a chair in his den behind the Byers post office. He was postmaster fronm 1914-1918. The room has a small potbelly stove for heat, a safe with the door ajar, and decoratrive wallpaper in the walls and ceilings.
Date: 1914~
Item Type: Photograph

Camp Family Home

Description: Mrs. S. V. Camp and Thelma sitting on the porch of the Camp family home in Riverland Community.
Date: 1914~
Item Type: Photograph