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Title Larned, Kansas, Street Scene in 1880
Date circa 1880
Catalog Number P0794
Description Mounted black and white photograph of two wagons with watermelons on them. A woman is sitting on one of the wagons and a gentleman is under an umbrella on the other. Behind them are five white men posing for the photo. On the far left hand side of the photograph is an African American man holding a watermelon and possibly a rooster.

Painted on the wall behind the wagons is a sign with a clown who is either representing a black man or someone in black face; it reads "C.W. DUNAWAY'S | AMERICAN CLOTHING HOUSE | IT WOULD MAKE YOU LAUGH |TO SEE THE | BARGAINS | IN CLOTHING." There is also a sign perpendicular to the building wall that reads "[illegible] Dunt & Co. [Company] | Land and Loan Office | Upstairs"

Category - Street Scene / Larned, People / Peddlers, Transportation / Peddler Wagons, Businesses / Dry Goods
Place Kansas, Pawnee County, Larned
Collection Photograph Collection
Copyright The Fort Larned Historical Society, Inc. d.b.a. Santa Fe Trail Center retains all copyright interest in this image. For questions about obtaining prints or a digital copy for use please contact the museum at (620)285-2054.
Print size 5 x 7 inches
Search Terms C.W. Dunaway's American Clothing House
J.D. Blount & Co Land & Loan Office
Larned Businesses