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County Farm - Originally the Commercial House Hotel, the building was cut in half with one part being moved southwest of Stockton. It became the Rooks County Farm, a residence for the indigent, at a time when housing was furnished for them. The…

Fuller Music Co. - Lorenzo Sr. and Effie Fuller in their Fuller Music Co. car. In 1913 Lorenzo Fuller, a traveling musician, stopped in Stockton, KS seeking lodging in the home of Capt. Green, also a talented musical family who toured with him. He…

Harvest Time - 50 trucks filled with wheat line up on Cedar Street to unload at the local elevator. This picture was taken July 1, 1958 but it could have been taken many different years at harvest time.

Nova Theater - In 1932 the Nova Theater was one of the finest theaters in the area. Many generations have enjoyed going to the movies at the Nova. The Nova closed its doors in 1974 but in 1997, some local residents started the task of reopening the…

Store Front - The 1905 appearance of the Good Quality Department Store in Stockton when purchased by J.A. Maris. Individuals pictured above are as follow: L to R - Rae Maris, Dry Goods Manager, Cora Jones, Millinery Manager, Kate Walgren, Clyde…

The Carnegie Library - In 1909, the Library Association of Stockton contacted Andrew Carnegie, who agreed to donate $5,000.00 for a library building. The Association donated it's property for the library site, and the voters of Stockton agreed to an…

Memorial Stone - The stone put up at the Stockton Cemetery in memory of Pvt. Rooks, whom Rooks County was named after.

Main Road looking west of Stockton, Ks -- June 18, 1908. The Solomon River was a mile wide at flood stage.

The Stockton City Building in a photo taken in 1941. Built in 1940 with WPA (Workers' Progress Administration) funds, this native stone building at 115 South Walnut originally housed the fire department and city offices. The fire department and…

The Stockton Middle School - Completed in 1923 to replace the Old Academy, this building served Stockton as the high school until 1955 when the present (1995) high school was constructed. From that time until the present, it has been the middle…
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