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1. ''Labouring For the Freedom of This Territory'': Free-State Kansas Women in the 1850s ''Labouring For the Freedom of This Territory'': Free-State Kansas Women in the 1850s Summer 1998 Article about the hardships of Kansas women in the border warfare era of the 1850s, with few rights and fighting on the side of anti-slavery.

2. ''Life Is Uncertain...'' Willard Hall Mendenhall's 1862 Civil War Diary ''Life Is Uncertain...'' Willard Hall Mendenhall's 1862 Civil War Diary July 1, 1984 Willard Hall Mendenhall began his diary on January 1, 1862 and maintained it into 1864 writing over 780 entries in four diaries. He lived a short distance from Lexington, Missouri in Layafette County....

3. A Chronology: The Struggle Against Slavery in Wyandotte County A Chronology: The Struggle Against Slavery in Wyandotte County 2005 Overview of the anti-slavery movement in Wyandotte County during the Territorial "Bleeding Kansas" era. The chronology spans from 1818 to 1861.

4. A Witness of the Times A Witness of the Times Spring 2004 Description of various existing landmarks of Territorial Kansas.

5. Address to Pro-Slavery Convention of Missouri Address to Pro-Slavery Convention of Missouri 2005 Appendix I of the book contains "Address to the People of the United States", delivered by Wiliam B. Napton in Lexington, Missouri, July 13, 1855 to the Pro-Slavery Convention of Missouri. Talks about...

6. Americana: The Bloody Curtain Rises Americana: The Bloody Curtain Rises June/12/1954 Illustration and book review of "Bleeding Kansas" by Alice Nichols, "the story of the conflict between Northerners and Southerners for possession of Kansas between 1854 and 1857," reviewed by Kenneth Davis,...

7. Battlegrounds of Freedom Battlegrounds of Freedom Spring 2006 Brief article describes 7 clashes of pro-slavery and abolitionist settlers of the Kansas Territory in 1856. The events detailed are the Sack of Lawrence (May 21st), the Pottawatomie Massacre (May 24th),...

8. Benjamin F. Stringfellow: The Fight For Slavery On the Missouri Border Benjamin F. Stringfellow: The Fight For Slavery On the Missouri Border October//1967 With the passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Act, hostilities between abolitionists and southern sympathizers who favored slave holding intensified in the state of Missouri. Benjamin Stringfellow and David...

9. Bleeding Kansas Bleeding Kansas July//1975 Photos, map (of the "Kansas-Missouri border, 1854-1859"), illustrations, and article about Kansas Territory, known as "Bleeding Kansas" in the 1850s as the site of early bloodshed over the slavery issue,...

10. Border Warfare Border Warfare Information about border skirmishes, massacres, etc., taking place between Missourians and Kansans prior to the Civil War, especially in 1854-1859.

11. Brave New World Brave New World Spring 2004 Eleven captioned photographs of early settlements in Kansas Territory, along with quotations from prominent early settlers describing the pioneer experience.

12. Business Business May//1963 Article about the neutral stance toward the slavery issue during the hostile climate of the border warfare period of the mid-1850s in Kansas City. Descriptions of tactics applied by town leaders such as...

13. Colonization of Kansas Colonization of Kansas October/21/1854 Report by "the first party of the Massachusetts Emigration Company" upon their return to Boston from their settlement in Kansas Territory in 1854, describing conditions (including border fighting over...

14. Commemorating Kansas Territory's 150th Anniversary, 1854-2004 Commemorating Kansas Territory's 150th Anniversary, 1854-2004 Spring 2004 Photo illustration introducing _Kansas Heritage_ magazine's coverage of the 150th Anniversary of the founding of Kansas Territory. Includes a rare reproduction of the official seal of the Territory of...

15. David Rice Atchison of Missouri: Border Politician David Rice Atchison of Missouri: Border Politician 1961 Book about David Rice Atchison, or David Atchison (1807-1886), a lawyer and theater actor in Missouri starting in 1827, county judge starting in 1830 and later military officer in Clay County, Missouri,...

16. Eli Thayer, Versatile New Englander, Promoted Free State Trek Eli Thayer, Versatile New Englander, Promoted Free State Trek April/17/1954 File containing a photo and article about Eli Thayer (1819-1899), "legislator, inventor and educator" of Massachusetts and organizer of "the Emigrant Aid society in opposition to the Southern statesmen...

17. Frederick Starr, A Missouri Border Abolitionist: The Making Of a Martyr Frederick Starr, A Missouri Border Abolitionist: The Making Of a Martyr April 1964 Frederick Starr represented the less powerful abolition position during the pre-Civil War days in western Missouri. "His removal from Weston in 1855 symbolizes the crushing defeat of the abolitionist minority."...

18. Free Missouri, Part II Free Missouri, Part II April//1868 Second of a two-part series of articles about Missouri history, with the second concentrating on its history since statehood in 1821, growing settlement and displacement of Indians, border warfare and...

19. Gihon's History of Kansas Gihon's History of Kansas //18?? Descriptions including letters about hostilities in Fort Leavenworth related to slavery issues in 1856.

20. Glimpses in America Glimpses in America February 28, 1857 Article about the border warfare period of Kansas Territory from 1854 to 1857 over the slavery issue and various details, etc.