Oberlin Photo Album

Oberlin Photo Album

This page is devoted to old photos and postcards depicting Oberlin, KS in years past.   If you have photos or other postcards that you would share,  please feel free to email them to me!  Include some descriptive text and the approximate year if you know it;  jpg format is best. 
Click on thumbnails for larger image

Enjoy your tour through Oberlin!!

First City High School.JPG (36548 bytes)
City High School, 

Decatue County High School-pre 1910.JPG (32881 bytes)
Decatur County High School

Old sod cabin.JPG (36860 bytes)
Sunday at the Sod House

Benton Residence.JPG (45434 bytes)
 Benton Residence

Opera House 1903.JPG (38282 bytes)
Opera House

Cattle ranch 1906.JPG (38264 bytes)
Cattle Ranch near Oberlin

Otis Benton.JPG (40832 bytes)
Otis L. Benton
and Granddaughter Mary

Campbell, Dean &Wilbur.JPG (45031 bytes)
Campbell, Dean & Wilbur Department Store, Oberlin

Main street.JPG (30424 bytes)
Main Street before cars!!

Oberlin Roller Mill.JPG (32085 bytes)
Oberlin Roller Mills, Oberlin

Banta girls.JPG (36575 bytes)
Oberlin Roller Mills, H.Q. Banta, Proprietor

mill fire.JPG (30960 bytes)
Oberlin Flour Mill Fire

early street scene.JPG (41322 bytes)
Street Scene Oberlin

court house.JPG (38449 bytes)
Court House

methodist church.JPG (31455 bytes)
Methodist Church

parade.JPG (43027 bytes)
Parade after WWI
birdseye_view.JPG (35281 bytes)
Birdseye View of Oberlin
soddy.JPG (35950 bytes)
Soddy at the Last Indian Raid Museum
Oberlin Mercantile card.JPG (31849 bytes)
Oberlin Mercantile Calendar 
memorial.JPG (24916 bytes)
Early Photo of the Last Indian Raid Memorial
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2001-2002 Sharleen Wurm and   Ardie Grimes
This site was  established Oct 2001 by Sharleen Wurm and Ardie Grimes and is dedicated to free access to records, documents and photos of historical and genealogical value. Documents contained herein may be copied for personal, non-commercial use as long as this message remains on all copied material.   These records, documents and photos may not be reproduced, published or re-published for any reason, in any format,  including electronic (web pages or CD's) and print, without prior written consent of the contributors or copyright holders.

Last updated Sunday, August 04, 2002