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Magazine Article (4)

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Durwood Ball (1)
Emmet Redd (1)
Nicole Etcheson (1)
Patrick Steele (1)
Barbara Brackman (1)

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Autumn 2003 (1)
Autumn 2006 (1)
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1. "Sound on the Goose," A Search for the Answer to an Age Old "Question" "Sound on the Goose," A Search for the Answer to an Age Old "Question" Autumn 2009 An article about the significance and meaning behind the slang phrase "sound on the goose." Redd and Etcheson's research reveals that the phrase was code for support and "commitment to the proslavery cause...

2. Scapegoat? Colonel Edwin V. Sumner and the Topeka Dispersal Scapegoat? Colonel Edwin V. Sumner and the Topeka Dispersal Autumn 2010 On July 4, 1856, Colonel Edwin V. Sumner dispersed the free-state legislature while it convened in Topeka, Kansas Territory. Sumner's operation intensified the debate over federal policy and the legality...

3. 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...

4. Unraveling the Story Unraveling the Story Autumn 2006 Article examines African American quilting traditions, and analyzes stories of the connection between specific quilt patterns and the Underground Railroad. The author includes several tales of people escaping...