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161. Johnson County, Kansas: Kansas City's Bedroom Johnson County, Kansas: Kansas City's Bedroom October-November//1974 Comprehensive article about the history of Johnson County, Kansas, from its beginnings as home of Shawnee Indian missions and overland trail routes to its growth into Kansas City's foremost bedroom community...

162. Joseph (Joe) C. Lea Joseph (Joe) C. Lea Circa 1890s Charcoal portrait of Joseph C. Lea (sometimes Lee) with artist's initials. Written in the lower right corner is "Joseph Lee" in different handwriting and black ink.

163. Joseph Orville Shelby Joseph Orville Shelby Circa 1890s Charcoal portrait of General Joseph Orville Shelby in suit coat, vest, shirt, and tie. The drawing is signed by the artist. Below the signature, "Genl. Jos. Orvill Shelby" is written in different handwriting...

164. Joseph Shelby Joseph Shelby March 14, 1905 Photo and section of the book on General Joseph Orville Shelby, or Joseph Shelby (1830-1897), a Confederate Civil War leader in Missouri. Native of Kentucky moving to Lafayette County, Missouri in 1852...

165. Kansans Go to War: The Wilson's Creek Campaign as Reported by the Leavenworth Daily Times, Part II Kansans Go to War: The Wilson's Creek Campaign as Reported by the Leavenworth Daily Times, Part II Winter//1993-1994 Article about the Battle of Wilson's Creek in 1861 near Springfield, Missouri, from the perspective of Kansans "invading" Missouri.

166. Kansas--1541-1891 Kansas--1541-1891 April 1893 Comprehensive article about the history of the state of Kansas since its first European exploration in 1541 by Coronado, with general information on its climate and major events, etc. Also portraits of...

167. Kansas a Slave State Kansas a Slave State June//1856 Article about the conflicting interests regarding legality of slavery on opposite sides of the Kansas Territory-Missouri border, from a pro-slavery or "Southern" point of view.

168. Kansas and the Abolition of Slavery Kansas and the Abolition of Slavery November//1888 Article about the origins of the state of Kansas from the 1850 national slavery compromise through the border warfare period after the 1854 Kansas-Nebraska Act (describing Andrew Reeder, first governor...

169. Kansas City and Manifest Destiny: The Banks and Bankers Kansas City and Manifest Destiny: The Banks and Bankers June//1889 Story of early banking in Kansas City, starting with 1856, during the pre-Civil War unstable era of border warfare.

170. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Sarah Chandler Coates, or Sarah Coates (1829-1897), a teacher from Pennsylvania who moved to Kansas City with her husband, Kersey, in the 1850s. She experienced border warfare troubles...

171. Kansas City's Hannibal Bridge: Western Town-Booming and Eastern Capital Kansas City's Hannibal Bridge: Western Town-Booming and Eastern Capital March//1959 Story of how the Hannibal Bridge revived Kansas City's growth after Civil War problems, including description of the roles of the Hannibal & St. Joseph Railroad and border warfare.

172. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Photo and autobiography of William Whitehead Taylor, or William Taylor, a retired brickmaker and building contractor. Born in England in 1844 and raised in Kansas City during the border warfare and Civil...

173. Kansas City: An American Story Kansas City: An American Story 1999 Chapter of the book about the border warfare and Civil War periods of Kansas City's history, with large photos, maps, and illustrations, including a description of the town in 1857 by Theodore S. Case....

174. Kansas Jayhawking Raids into Western Missouri in 1861 Kansas Jayhawking Raids into Western Missouri in 1861 October//1959 Illustrations and article about the Kansas Jayhawking raids into western Missouri in 1861, including the Kansas City area.

175. Kansas Matters--Appeal to the South Kansas Matters--Appeal to the South May//1856 Article about the conflicting interests regarding legality of slavery on opposite sides of the Kansas Territory-Missouri border, from a pro-slavery or "Southern" point of view.

176. Kansas Shall Not Have the Right to Legislate Slavery Out Kansas Shall Not Have the Right to Legislate Slavery Out Autumn//2000 Illustrations, tables, and article about laws governing slavery in Kansas Territory leading up to the Civil War, especially the 1860 antislavery law, discussing its related politics and inconsistent enforcement....

177. Kansas Territorial Days as Seen by Shalor Winchell Eldridge Kansas Territorial Days as Seen by Shalor Winchell Eldridge 1920 Book is a collection of 27 chapters prepared by Shalor Eldridge giving his account from a free state perspective of the days and events in the territorial days of Kansas up to and including Sterling Price's...

178. Labouring for the Freedom of This Territory: Free-State Women in the 1850s Labouring for the Freedom of This Territory: Free-State Women in the 1850s Summer//1998 Article about the social conditions of women in 1850s Kansas, including acts of heroism in antislavery activism, with photos and illustrations.

179. Lane's Raid on Osceola Lane's Raid on Osceola June 2001 Story of "Lane's raid on Osceola" in 1861 as an early Civil War battle or attack partly leading to Quantrill's raid on Lawrence in 1863. Description of Union general and Kansas senator Jim Lane and his...

180. Lawrence, Kansas: Symbol of Abolition, Target of Border Ruffians Lawrence, Kansas: Symbol of Abolition, Target of Border Ruffians Fall 2005 Lawrence, Kansas, according to the author of this article, "is probably the only city in the nation besides Washington, D.C., that was founded for purely political purposes." The city's involvement with...