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Magazine Article (2)

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Jana Bommersbach (1)
Chris Enss (1)

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February 12007 (1)
May 12006 (1)

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1. Hearts West: Mail-order Brides Seeking Romance Hearts West: Mail-order Brides Seeking Romance February 1, 2007 Article is an excerpt from the book Hearts West: True Stories of Mail-Order Brides on the Frontier by Chris Enss. Kansas City was the home of a publication called Matrimonial News which came out once a...

2. Mail-Order Brides Mail-Order Brides May 1, 2006 Article describes the phenomenon of "mail-order brides" in the western United States during the 1800's. A situation rooted in the fact that many western settlers were unmarried men who set out alone, thousands...