Santa Fe Hospital (Part 4)

The Santa Fe Hospital in Topeka, Kansas was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2016 recognizing the building’s significant role in healthcare for the State of Kansas and specifically, Santa Fe railroad employees.[1]  Located near downtown Topeka when it was constructed, the hospital was an integral piece of Topeka’s history.  This final … Continue reading “Santa Fe Hospital (Part 4)”

Santa Fe Hospital (Part 3)

  The Santa Fe Hospital in Topeka, Kansas was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2016 recognizing the building’s significant role in healthcare for the State of Kansas and specifically, Santa Fe railroad employees.[1]  Located near downtown Topeka when it was constructed, the hospital was an integral piece of Topeka’s history.  This … Continue reading “Santa Fe Hospital (Part 3)”

Santa Fe Hospital (Part 2)

The Santa Fe Hospital in Topeka, Kansas was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2016 recognizing the building’s significant role in healthcare for the State of Kansas and specifically, Santa Fe railroad employees.[1]  Located near downtown Topeka when it was constructed, the hospital was an integral piece of Topeka’s history.  This article, … Continue reading “Santa Fe Hospital (Part 2)”

Santa Fe Hospital (Part 1)

Over the last few weeks, I have been researching a small hospital in Kansas and it reminded me of an earlier project where I learned a lot about railroads, their development across the United States, and the advent of modern medical care. The Santa Fe Hospital in Topeka, Kansas was listed in the National Register … Continue reading “Santa Fe Hospital (Part 1)”

161 Year-Old Article Covers All Aspects of Life

I was researching yesterday on newspapers.com  when I found an article in the Kansas National Democrat on Jan 27, 1859, 161 years ago to the day. It details the efforts of the Kansas Territorial Legislature from Thursday, January 20th. In a single day the number of major issues considered was astounding; many of which would … Continue reading “161 Year-Old Article Covers All Aspects of Life”