Digital Partridge

Partridge, Kansas

Partridge 1945
Collection: Partridge 1945

Title

Partridge 1945

Subject

Partridge, Kansas -- Buildings

Description

Photographs of homes and businesses in and around Partridge, Kansas, taken in 1945 by Art Smiley and assembled into a collage. Individual photographs are approximately 1 inch by 1.5 inches, and are numbered. An accompanying numbered list identifies some of the buildings.

Typed note affixed to the frame reads:
"The frame around this picture is made from a cdear tree grown in Partridge, it was cut down in 1960, taken to a saw mill near Nickerson, Ks. By W. Lee Van Zandt. The frame was made by his great-grandsons David Hobkirk with assistance from Darren Hobkirk. Gh."

Handwritten on back, at top:
"A Silent History of Partridge as seen by and respected by me. To many, it brings back memories, to others it is only history in the past.
Art Smiley
Santa Fe Ry Agent
1941-1961"
Handwritten on back, at bottom:
"Presented to Partridge City Library
Jan 9th 1964
by Art Smiley"

Creator

Smiley, Art

Source

Partridge Public Library, Partridge, Kansas

Publisher

Partridge Public Library, Partridge, Kansas

Date

1945

Format

image/jpeg

Language

English

Type

Photographs

Coverage

Partridge, Kansas

1945



Citation
Smiley, Art, “Partridge 1945,” Digital Partridge, accessed September 29, 2020, https://partridge.digitalsckls.info/item/3.
Original Format

Framed photo collage

Physical Dimensions

14 inches x 20 inches, including frame