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Santa fe Trail
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Carrie Westlake Whitne...
''All the Camp was Weeping'' George Bent and the Sand Creek Massacre
Article gives the history of George Bent, halfbreed son of trader William Bent and his Indian wife Owl Woman, as well as his involvement with the Sand Creek Massacre which happened on November 29, 1864....
''Look Out For Hell Some Place Soon'' The 2nd Colorado Cavalry in Missouri, February-September, 1864
From February to September of 1864, the 2nd Colorado Cavalry was assigned to patrol Bates, Cass, and Jackson Counties, Missouri, areas ravaged by Order Number 11. This article examines the reasons for...
'Site of Shame' Dedicated
April 29, 2007
The Sand Creek Massacre National Historic site was dedicated in southeastern Colorado on April 28, 2007. The site is located 160 miles southeast of Denver on Big Sandy Creek in Kiowa County and pays tribute...
1908 Map of the Santa Fe Trail Through Colorado Relocated and Monumented.
Map of the Santa Fe Trail through Colorado, indicating monuments. Shows area between Pueblo and Trinidad, and east to Kansas state line. Trail is marked in red.
A 'Whirlwind' is Coming
May 7, 2009
Article profiles John Covington who was chosen unanimously to be the new Superintendant of Schools for the Kansas City School District. Covington comes to Kansas City from Pueblo, Colorado, and is a graduate...
A Form of Journaling
Article discusses the abstract paintings of Curtis Simmons who also works as project designer and associate architect for BNIM Architects. His design of an "ellipse of dichroic filtered film on glass"...
A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo.
Biographical sketch of Captain Francis Davis, born in Washington County, Missouri, in 1838 and moving to Jackson County as a child, becoming engaged in the Civil War, returning to find his farm destroyed...
A Perfect Institution Belonging to the Regiment; the Solder's Letter and American Identity Among Civil War Soldiers in Kansas
Article about a publication called "Soldier's Letter" a semi-weekly newspaper published in 1864 and 1865 by enlisted soldiers of the Second Colorado Cavalry and published at Kansas City, Missouri and Fort...
A Pioneer of 1842
Autobiographical letter by William Gilpin about his background leading up to his being the first territorial governor of Colorado, written some time after the Civil War, and describing his ties to the...
A Stage Ride To Colorado
Story of a stage ride across the plains on the Smoky Hill route, starting at Atchison, Kansas, on November 17, 1865, and arriving in Denver, Colorado, in 15 days on December 2, 1865. Gives a great deal...
Across the Plains in a Prairie Schooner
March 1, 1933
Excerpts from the diary of Elizabeth Keyes which she kept on her trip from St. Joseph, Missouri to Fort Collins, Colorado. The diary entries begin on April 11, 1866 and end on June 2.
Address of Ex-Governor James W. Denver: Delivered at the Old Settlers' Meeting, Bismarck Grove, Lawrence, September 3d, 1884
Speech by James William Denver, or James Denver (1817-1892), governor of Kansas Territory in 1857-1858, native of Virginia, Union general in the Civil War, and namesake of Denver, Colorado.
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 38 with State Capitols
Scrapbook page containing 24 advertising cards arranged in eight rows of three showing the State capitol buildings and a few other government buildings. Each card is 4 x 7 cm and identifies the building...
African Americans and Boosterism
Article features boosterism as it applied to the exodus of African Americans from the south after the Civil War. Exodusters came into Kansas, Nebraska and Colorado and the town of Nicodemus, Kansas is...
American Bank Building
Postcard of the American Bank Building at 8th and Delaware
An Interview With Antonio Sandoval
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Date of interview unknown. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to contents.
An Interview With Dan Torres
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded June 23, 1981. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to contents....
An Interview With Elvira Ramirez
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Date of interview unknown. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has a typed list of contents.
An Interview With Frank Hernandez
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded May 19, 1977. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has a typed contents list....
An Interview With Josefa Parra
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded January 14, 1978. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to...
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