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Wyandotte, Kansas (2)
African Americans (1)
Exodusters (1)
Hallett, Samuel (1)
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Spring//1959 (1)
Autumn//1960 (1)
May//1933 (1)

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1. History of Lynchings in Kansas History of Lynchings in Kansas May//1933 Description of the hanging of a man named "Teahan" in Leavenworth, Kansas in 1857, following his attempted murder of a "Conklin" between Kansas City and Wyandotte, Kansas. Mention of the Gillis House hotel...

2. Samuel Hallett and the Union Pacific Railway Company in Kansas Samuel Hallett and the Union Pacific Railway Company in Kansas Spring//1959 Photos (of Hallett and a bridge and railroad station at Wyandotte, Kansas) and biographical article about Samuel Hallett (ca. 1828-1864), builder of the Union Pacific Railroad from Kansas City through...

3. Wyandotte and the First "Exodusters" of 1879 Wyandotte and the First "Exodusters" of 1879 Autumn//1960 Article about the mass migration of "Exodusters" or black "freedmen" from Mississippi and Louisiana to Kansas in 1879, arriving on several steamships and making up a quarter of the population of the town...