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1. ''A Species of Town-Building Madness'': Quindaro and Kansas Territory, 1856-1862 ''A Species of Town-Building Madness'': Quindaro and Kansas Territory, 1856-1862 Autumn 2003 Story of the town of Quindaro, Kansas, which materialized for a short while on the Missouri River upriver from the Town of Kansas (Kansas City) in 1857. The site was selected by Abelard Guthrie and Charles...

2. ''Within the Limits of the Southern Confederacy'': The C.S.A.'s Interest in the Quapaw, Osage, and Cherokee ''Within the Limits of the Southern Confederacy'': The C.S.A.'s Interest in the Quapaw, Osage, and Cherokee Tribal Lands of Kansas Autumn 2003 Article explores the Confederacy's interest in securing Indian tribal support as well as tribal land in southern Kansas. "In all, the Confederacy signed treaties with three tribes holding lands in southern...

3. A Day Trip Celebrating Kansas City's Leeds Neighborhood A Day Trip Celebrating Kansas City's Leeds Neighborhood Autumn 2003 An exhibit in Jefferson City, Missouri, during Black History Month, 2003, featured the community of Leeds, home to a group of African Americans in the Kansas City area. The author details the exhibit as...

4. Beauty of the Beast Beauty of the Beast Autumn, 2003 Article describes Kansas buffalo and several ranches around the state in which buffalo are raised.

5. Comes a Horseman Comes a Horseman Autumn 2003 Article describes the history and use of the draft horse in cultivating the Midwest region.

6. Enemy Soldiers On American Soil: When WWII POWS Camped in Jackson County, Missouri Enemy Soldiers On American Soil: When WWII POWS Camped in Jackson County, Missouri Autumn 2003 There were 15,000 POWS located in Missouri during World War II. Jackson County had one camp located at Atherton. Article about this camp, includes photographs and footnotes.

7. Kansas Transportation Kansas Transportation Autumn 2003 A bibliographic essay that features many types of transportation used in Kansas over the years. Transportation is traced in the state from foot to horse and waterway, horse to locomotive, and train to...

8. Order No. 11: The Lawlessness of Martial Law Order No. 11: The Lawlessness of Martial Law Autumn 2003 Article focuses on Order No. 11 issued in this area during the Civil War. It gives information on why it was ordered, who was affected, as well as an explanation of conditions in the border area leading...

9. Priests of Pallas: Kansas City's Forgotten Fall Festival Priests of Pallas: Kansas City's Forgotten Fall Festival Autumn 2003 Article about the Priests of Pallas event held in Kansas City starting in 1887 and finally ending for good in 1924. It was designed to draw people to the city and was held in the Fall. Gives the history...

10. The ''Missing'' Railroad Towns Along the Union Pacific and the Santa Fe Lines in Kansas The ''Missing'' Railroad Towns Along the Union Pacific and the Santa Fe Lines in Kansas Autumn 2003 Two major railroad companies laid track across the width of Kansas in the 1860s and 1870s: the Eastern Division of the Union Pacific and the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe. Because of the large land grants...

11. Toward Fisher's Fence: Getting On Tract To Preserve One of Our Most Intact, Early Homesteads Toward Fisher's Fence: Getting On Tract To Preserve One of Our Most Intact, Early Homesteads Autumn 2003 Article about the Adam and Letty Fisher homestead located today east of Jones Road, mid-way between Bundschu and Truman Roads. The Fisher family were early residents of Jackson County and had slaves. Includes...