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1. Brown, John Memorial Statue Brown, John Memorial Statue 1935 Photo and descriptions of the memorial statue of John Brown, unveiled in 1911 at Western University in the Quindaro section of Kansas City, Kansas, describing his contributions to black people.

2. First Shawnee Indian Mission First Shawnee Indian Mission 1935 Chapter of the book about the first Shawnee Indian mission in Kansas, one mile southwest of Turner, Kansas, with an illustration of the "[b]uilding erected in 1830 by Thomas Johnson" there.

3. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Photo and caption about Lucy Armstrong, "[t]he one outstanding woman of the Wyandot [sic] Nation" and wife of John Armstrong.

4. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Mention and biographical sketch of "James Findley[Findlay] of Westport," a clerk at the Delaware Crossing of the Kansas River at Wyandotte, Kansas, in 1858 and "an Indian Trader" with the Delaware and...

5. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Photo and caption about Thomas Barker, "[p]rominent Wyandotte pioneer and the first postmaster of Wyandotte to function."

6. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 One reference and an entire chapter of the book, including photos, about the White Church and its neighborhood in Wyandotte County, Kansas, the first church in Kansas as part of the Methodist Indian mission...

7. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Photo and bio of Vincent Lane, "[p]rominent Wyandotte pioneer and the last postmaster of Old Wyandotte and the first postmaster of Kansas City, Kansas."

8. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Sections of the book about the removal of the Shawnee Indians from Missouri and their missions in Kansas, including the Shawnee Baptist Mission, just south of the Kansas River, in the 1800s, later becoming...

9. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Short description of the early history of the Kansa, or Kaw, Indians in Wyandotte County, Kansas in the early 1800s.

10. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Description of the ethnic history of the Delaware Indians in the Kansas City area, starting in 1830 in Wyandotte and Leavenworth Counties, Kansas. Description also of the Delaware Agency building, "[p]robably...

11. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Ethnic history of the Wyandotte Indians in the Kansas City, Kansas, area, including their negotiations to profit from their land in Wyandotte County before losing it.

12. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Descriptions of the Huron Indian Cemetery at 7th and Minnesota Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas, adjacent to the Kansas City, Kansas, Main Public Library and also known as the "Wyandot City of the Dead."

13. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 History of Quindaro Cemetery and the Wyandotte Indians associated with the cemetery and mention of the territory of Quindaro in Kansas City, Kansas.

14. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Early history of the Masonic orders in Kansas City, Kansas, starting in 1854 with "the celebrated Walker family so prominent in the affairs of the Wyandot Nation."

15. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 History of the Oak Grove Cemetery in Kansas City, Kansas, describing a few of its notable interments, including Territorial Governor William Walker (pictured on page 139) and Civil War army nurse Mary...

16. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Photo and description of the first city hall for the consolidated city of Kansas City, Kansas, built in 1911.

17. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Histories and photos of the three successive Wyandotte County Courthouses from the 1860 $1,800 courthouse to the 1927 $1 million courthouse.

18. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Photo and biographical description of Mary Tenney Gray, or Mary Gray (1833-1904), "[r]ecognized nationally as the mother of the Woman's Club Movement," a native of Pennsylvania arriving in Wyandotte, Kansas,...

19. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Portraits and biographical information about Reverend Charles Journeycake and his brother, Isaac Journeycake ("sometimes spelled Johnnycake"), "both chiefs" of the Delaware Indians in 1850s Wyandotte County,...

20. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Part of the book's chapter is on the 1903 flood in the West Bottoms including the Armourdale and Argentine districts, leading to the flood prevention project called the Kaw Valley Drainage District.