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ca 1880-1900 (3)
September 2007 (1)
Winter 1979 (1)

Type
Advertising Card (3)
Magazine Article (2)

Creator
Susan Lee Pentlin (1)
James a Hanson (1)

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1. Bradbury Pianos Bradbury Pianos ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for Bradbury Pianos showing a cabbage on wheels being drawn by a grasshopper and ridden by two crickets as yellow butterflies fly ahead. A flag in the cabbage says: "First Prize Cabbage."...

2. Jones Dry Goods Co. Jones Dry Goods Co. ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for Jones Dry Goods Co. showing an image of a white man in a pith helmet looking at a black man in native dress with spear and shield resting on tree behind. Caption says: "The Great American...

3. Kansas City Wire and Iron Works Kansas City Wire and Iron Works ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for Kansas City Wire and Iron Works showing a person with white wings and a cap with antennae wearing a purple jumpsuit with flared sleeves standing around with a variety of insects including...

4. The Bee Hunter The Bee Hunter Winter 1979 A history of the spread of domestic European bees into the western United States. The author summarizes their introduction to North America in the seventeenth century and draws upon the accounts of western...

5. The Great Grasshopper Dinner in Warrensburg in the Spring of 1875 The Great Grasshopper Dinner in Warrensburg in the Spring of 1875 September 2007 A two-part article recounting the grasshopper invasion of 1873-75, especially its effect in Johnson County, Missouri. It includes short newspaper and diary accounts of the disastrous effects of the grasshopper...