Students at a school, probably at Mingonia, Barber County, Kansas, circa 1920.
Photo courtesy of Jim Giles.
The Kansas Gazeteer & Business Directory For 1888-1889
Mingonia . On the SK Ry, in Barber county, 9 miles northwest of Medicine Lodge, the judicial seat and nearest banking point. Has 2 churches and a district school. Exp., W.F&Co. Population 150. D. Tomblinson, postmaster.
Finestone & Clovis - meat market
Lawrence, S.N. - livery
Lawrence & Wikle - blacksmiths
Root, I.C. - grocer
Sanderson, J.C. - restaurant
Shamborger, Neher & Co. - general store
Tomblinson, D. - hotel, stationary and express agent
(Contributed by Kim Fowles).
- Doles Cemetery, Mingonia Township
- Augustus Arterburn
- Lee Wynkoop: "Recalls Narrow Escape From Indians"
(Undated newspaper clippings.)
- Township of Mingonia
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