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Kimberly (Hoagland) Fowles

Left to right: Hoagland sisters: Marsha and Kimberly, Barber County, Kansas.

Photo courtesy of Kimberly (Hoagland) Fowles.
Left to right: Hoagland sisters: Marsha and Kimberly, Barber County, Kansas.
Photo courtesy of Kimberly (Hoagland) Fowles, 2005.

Kim is a MAJOR contributor to this site who has generously shared information and images from her own historical collection. Click here for a complete list of photos, articles and obituaries she has contributed.


Veterans in front of the Barber County Court House, Medicine Lodge, Kansas, 26 June 1919.

Photo courtesy of Kim Fowles.
Veterans from Barber County, Kansas
Veterans in front of the Barber County Court House, Medicine Lodge, Kansas, 26 June 1919
Photo courtesy of Kim Fowles.

Three Views of Cowboy Rock near Sun City, Barber County, Kansas.

Photos from the collection of Kim Fowles.

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Three Views of Cowboy Rock near Sun City, Barber County, Kansas
Photographs from the collection of Kim Fowles.

Gypsum Quarries, Mines and Mills in Barber County, Kansas.

Left to right: Gypsum quarry at Sun City, Aerial tram at Sun City gypsum quarry, Gypsum workers and family members at Sun City.

Photos courtesy of Beth Davis, Kim Fowles and Elloise Leffler.
Gypsum Quarries, Mines and Mills in Barber County, Kansas
Left to right: Gypsum quarry at Sun City, Aerial tram at Sun City gypsum quarry, Gypsum workers & family members at Sun City.
Photos courtesy of Beth Davis, Kim Fowles and Elloise Leffler.

Homer Venters, Rodeo Photographer, is pictured at center with his photographs from McLain's Roundup rodeo at Sun City, Barber County, Kansas, at right and left.

Photos courtesy of Mike Venters.

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Homer Venters, Rodeo Photographer,
with two of his photographs from McLain's Roundup rodeo at Sun City, Barber County, Kansas.

Photo courtesy of Mike Venters.
Thanks to Kim Fowles for arranging permission to use these photographs.

Bronc Rider at McLain's Roundup, photo by Homer Venters, courtesy of his great-nephew, Mike Venters.

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Bronc Rider, McLain Roundup, Sun City, Barber County, Kansas.
Photo by Homer Venters, courtesy of his great-nephew, Mike Venters.
Photo © Mike Venters 2005. Used with his permission.
Thanks to Kim Fowles for arranging permission to use this photograph.

'Meandering', the weekly column by Bev McCollom, published in The Gyp Hill Premiere, Medicine Lodge, Kansas.

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Meandering, the weekly column by Bev McCollom, from The Gyp Hill Premiere, Medicine Lodge, KS
The above photos at right and left are of Natural Bridge, near Sun City, Kansas.
Photographs from the collection of Kim Fowles.

Draper Hill near Lake City, Barber County, Kansas, 2005. 

Photo by Kim Fowles.
Draper Hill near Lake City, Barber County, Kansas, 2005
Photo by Kim Fowles, 2005.

The Hoagland Ranch near Lake City, Barber County, Kansas.

Photo courtesy of Ronnie Hoagland.
The Oak Creek Ranch (Hoagland Ranch) near Lake City, Barber County, Kansas.
Photo courtesy of Ronnie Hoagland of theoakcreekranch.com.
Thanks to Kim Fowles for arranging permission to use this photograph.


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