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Stella M Drumm
"If the Union Wins, We Won't Have Anything Left": The Rise and Fall of the Southern Cherokees of Kansas
Maps, photos, and article about the Cherokees of Kansas and their settlement of the Cherokee Neutral Lands and Chetopa, Kansas, area. Includes a table "Heads of Cherokee Families Identified as Living on...
A Cherokee Thanksgiving
Article tracing Nathan Boone's role in mediating a conflict between two factions of the Cherokee Nation and preventing a civil war. Son of frontiersman Daniel Boone, Nathan Boone was the captain of the...
A Map of a Large Country Newly Discovered in the Nothern America
1698 (1903 reprint)
Continuation of title: Situated between New Mexico and the Frozen Sea Together with the Course of the Great River Meschasipi.
Facsimile of 1698 map depicting Father Louis Hennepin's impressions...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 77 with Native Americans
Scrapbook page containing four advertising cards each 11 x 15 cm. showing images of unidentified Native American men in feathered headdress (presumably chiefs). Below each image is a line from The Song...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 80 with Kansas City Businesses
Scrapbook page containing 11 advertising cards including four for businesses in Kansas City, Missouri. The cards show the following:
1. A woman's face over a field of cows. Card says: "The Great American...
All Indian Trails Lead to Lawrence, October 27 to 30, American Identity and the Dedication of Haskell Institute's Football Stadium
Haskell Indian Institute (now Haskell Indian Nations University), located in Lawrence, Kansas, opened in 1884 and its curriculum resembled that of Carlisle Institute, an Indian training school located...
Announcements: Native American Heritage Museum
Photo and description about the Native American Heritage Museum "located at the Highland Mission State Historic Site, Highland, Kansas," and "administered by the Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka,"...
Apache Chiefs, Da-va-ko and Dor-con-each-la
Studio portrait of two Apache chiefs, Da-va-ko and Dor-con-each-la, in traditional dress. A handwritten description reads" "Apache Chiefs, who have a history not soon to be forgotten by the people of New...
Baptiste Bayhylle, Pawnee Indian
Elderly Pawnee Indian, Baptiste Bayhylle, wrapped in a blanket and wearing a top hat. Bayhylle was a U.S. Indian interpreter for the Pawnee, and was thought to be nearly 100 years old when this photograph...
Beads of the Plains Fur Trade, 1775-1875
Photograph and accompanying article that describe a portion of the Museum of the Fur Trade's Native American bead collection. The article describes how various tribes involved with the upper-Missouri River...
Biography of James Mett Shippee (1896-1985), Archaeologist
Biography of Joseph Parks (1794-1859), Shawnee Indian Chief
Biography of Thomas Johnson (1802-1865), Methodist Minister and Missionary
Chief Geronimo, Apache
Reproduction of a portrait painting of Apache Chief Geronimo, by E.A. Burbank. Fort Sill, O.T. [Oklahoma Territory], 1898.
Choosing Sides: American Indians Square off in Southwest Missouri
A look at Indian involvement in Civil War battles in Missouri which "holds the distinction of having been the stage for the only conflict of the war, the First Battle of Newtonia, in which American Indian...
Comanche Brave (one who fears nothing)
Studio portrait of a Comanche brave identified as "One Who Fears Nothing." The print is on a boudoir card mount, produced by Lenny & Sawyers Indian Views, Purcell, Oklahoma.
Conflicts and Contacts Between Native Americans and White Settlers, With Special Reference to Emporia and Lyon County, Kansas, 1854-1870
The article presents the clash of culture that happened between the Indians, particularly the Kansa Indians and the Sac and Fox tribes, and the settlers in Lyon County, Kansas in the mid- nineteenth century....
Cram's Railroad and Township Map of Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska and Kansas
Map shows numerous rivers, creeks, and towns, as well as railroad lines and county boundaries. Territories of individual Indian tribes are outlined in the area south of Kansas.
Delaware Lands Belonging to the Union Pacific Rail Way Company, Eastern Division
Map of ceded Delaware lands in Kansas, which the Union Pacific, Eastern Division was selling to settlers at the time of the map's creation. Residences of individuals, apparently tribal officials, are indicated,...
Disruption and Disease
Study tracing the spread and effects of disease among the Osage Indians from the 18th century through the end of the 19th, as they moved into the Indian Territory of Kansas, and later present-day Oklahoma....
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