Born in Kentucky in 1841, Matt Thomson moved to Kansas with his family in 1856. In 1887 Thomson founded The Alma Signal newspaper, where he appears in this early 1900s photograph.
Longren Aircraft Lands at Alma
This is one of three photos of Albin Longren's Model AK airplane at Alma, Kansas while he was giving an airshow for a crowd This view, circa 1922, was photographed by Selma Steinmeyer Schultz. Photo Courtesy Keith Schultz.
Explore Flint Hills Caves
View photographer Tom Parish's unique views of Flint Hills caves and cellars.