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97 Arkansas River flooding Oaklawn Field 1917 Debbie Avenell.jpg
The flooding of the Arkansas River onto the Oaklawn Field in 1917.

96 Helping Harvest at River 1917 Debbie Avenell.jpg
Harvest time near the Arkansas River in 1917 on the Carlton farm (located in what is now Oaklawn).

4A Arkansas River Bridge 1909 Butch Ewing.jpg
Written on the back

Left side:

Yes Walter W. is still at home now but he has a little better time than he use to he goes with the girls now. Answer soon.

Route 2 Box 31
Aug. 30 Derby Kans.

Thanks for pretty card. I am not at home now I…

29 Bridge with person in coveralls postcard photo 1908 Maurine Holt.jpg
A postcard photo of the bridge over the Arkansas River near Derby, Kansas. A boy in coveralls is standing on the bridge.

Arkansas River.jpg
In 1871, Dr. Henry Clay Tucker arrived in this area from Ohio and began practicing medicine. With no bridge across the Arkansas River, he often swam across to tend to patients west of the river.

In 1873, an influx of people to El Paso, Kansas…
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