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Photographic History of Fowler, Kansas

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Street Scenes

                                                                              

Birds eye view of early Fowler.

Fowler Library Collection (please obtain permission)

Birds eye view of early Fowler.

Fowler Library Collection (please obtain permission)

Birds eye view of early Fowler.

Fowler Library Collection (please obtain permission)

Fowler Depot

Fowler Library Collection (please obtain permission)

Fowler Post Office

The early location of the post office in the back of the Linn Frazier store. Grant Taylor, Mr. Stanton, Hattie McNabb, Mr. Keassner, Herbert Gulley and Bill Fike.

Fowler Library Collection (please obtain permission)

Fowler Post Office interior 1922

Caption read Fowler Post Office located next door north of the bank. Fowler Library Collection (please obtain permission)

Early Fowler street scene.

Caption read: #1 the Turner Hotel where Velma Emberton now lives. #2 The Congregational Church of early Fowler. Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Fowler Youth

George Van Hoesen, Ira O'Brian, Emm. Veatch, Orval Snyder, unknown, Orville Van Hoesen, Don Ennis. Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Early Fowler

Scene on Main Street, Fowler, KS Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Parade scene 1908

Fowler Library Collection (please obtain permission)

Fowler July 4, 1908

The Fraizier building in the background. In foreground, Joe Car, Glen Batten. Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Fraizier building July 4, 1908

Fowler Library Collection (please obtain permission)

Main Street, Fowler, Kansas (Finnel Photo)

Fowler Library Collection (please obtain permission)

Irrigation Plant

Fowler Library Collection (please obtain permission)

Fowler Jail

This early jail still stands on the north end of Main Street. Fowler Library Collection (please obtain permission)

Memorial Day Parade 1919

N. Ohnick Collection

Scene from Fowler fire in 1930.

Fowler Library Collection (please obtain permission)

Scene from Fowler fire in 1930.

Fowler Library Collection (please obtain permission)

Scene from Fowler fire in 1930.

Fowler Library Collection (please obtain permission)

Scene from Fowler fire in 1930.

Fowler Library Collection (please obtain permission)

Scene from Fowler fire in 1930.

Fowler Library Collection (please obtain permission)


Business

Andis Feed Mill

Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Andrews & Sweet

Started business in Fowler in 1921. Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Beard Store

W.W. Beard started business in Fowler in April 1922, with his brother John. Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Bunyan Sweet

W.P. Bunyan 1915. Sweet's gents furnishings, millenary and ladies ready to wear. Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Golden Rule Machine Shop

in 1927 C.O. Burford built and equipped the Golden Rule machine Shop in Fowler. Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Cafe

Scene in front of Cafe on west side of Main Street, early 1900s. Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Cains Studio

Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Cains Studio

Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Callahan Lunch Counter

V.M. Callahan lunch counter proves to be a popular place for the busy man who wants a quick lunch. Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Campbell Grocery

C. Campbell and brothers, E.E. and A.O. started business in Fowler in 1922 and in 1925 C. Campbell became sole owner. Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Chis More Store

Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

City Drug Store

The City Drug Store was established in 1908 by Dr. J.C. Robb and Dr. J.A. Burnette. Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Cope Machine

Cope & Harris started in the machinery business in Fowler in 1925. Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Dyke Motor Co.

Ford dealer. Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Eaton Barber Shop

J.W. Eaton came to Fowler in 1923. Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Fowler Equity

Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Fowler Equity

Fowler Equity was established in 1913. Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Equity Elevator

Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Flinn Feed Mill

Charley Flinn established this feed mill in 1909. Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Fowler State Bank Interior

L-R: Lin Frazier, Veathc, Hall, Ingram. Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Fowler Elevator

From left... Dick Brown, J. B. McClure, unkonwn, Gene Cool, unknown, around 1913. Haskins collection (please obtain permission)

Fowler State Bank Interior

Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Fowler Produce

W. B. Erdman, proprietor. Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Fowler State Bank

Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Fowler State Bank

Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Fowler State Bank

Organized in 1906 with a capital of $10,000, F.D. Morrison, Cashier and M.L. Morrision, assistant cashier. Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Gage & Allen Produce 1908

Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Hayes Motor Co.

M.M. Hayes and sons started the Hayes Motor Co. in 1924. Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Ice Cream Parlor

Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Idlehour Theater

The Idelhour Theater was managed by D.M. Walker. Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

J.C. Mahieu Painting

Mahieu began a painting business in Fowler in 1921. Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Lasater & Mendenhall

International Harvester dealers, Frank Lasater and Chester mendenhall. Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Lasater & Mendenhall

Interior of store, 1910. Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Lasater & Mendenhall

Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Restaurant

also marked Mendenhall lasiater. Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

I. J. Stanton

Editor of Fowler's third newspaper, "The Gazett" 1906.

Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)



Service Station

Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Tack Shop

J.H. King and Earl Rhodes. Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Thoman Furniture

The Richard Thoman furniture and undertaking establishment started business in Fowler in 1909. Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

TM Deal Lumber Co.

Established in 1911, managed by E.D. Nelson when photo was taken. Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Variety Store

Established 1908, owned and operated by Mary I. Andrews, assisted by her sister, Mrs. E.F. Sweet. Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Veatch Livery & Feed

Albert Veatch holding the horses in the barn door. Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Wayside Restaurant

Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)


Churches

St. Anthony's Catholic Church

This brick building was built in 1925. Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

First Christian Church

Organized January 10, 1909. Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Friends Church

Built in 1916. Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Friends Church

Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Friends Acadamy 1906

Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Friends Church Dedication

Dedication of the Friends Church, 1916. Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

Methodist Episcopal Church

N.Ohncik collection.

Methodist Church

Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

 

Methodist Church

Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

 

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Schools

Fowler Grade School

Built in 1911. Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

 

Fowler High School

This building was built in 1923. Fowler Library collection. (please obtain permission)

 


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