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201. Missouriana: John Brown's Missouri Raid Missouriana: John Brown's Missouri Raid October//1931 Tale of the Kansas-Missouri border war "retold with some new facts, with details about the raid led by John Brown of Kansas Territory into Vernon County, Missouri in 1858, important "as being among his...

202. My Experience in the Quantrill Raid My Experience in the Quantrill Raid n.d. A seven page typewritten account signed by Mrs. W. J. Flintom, August 12, 1913. Originally appeared in "Lawrence: Today and Yesterday" commemorating the semi-centennial of the Lawrence Massacre on August...

203. Narrative of John Doy, of Lawrence, Kansas: "A Plain, Unvarnished Tale" Narrative of John Doy, of Lawrence, Kansas: "A Plain, Unvarnished Tale" //1860 Chapters of the book about experiences at the the Platte City jail during the border warfare period in 1859, including descriptions of cruelty against slaves and abolitionists.

204. Negro Slavery, No Evil, or the North and South Negro Slavery, No Evil, or the North and South February/3/1855 First of a three-part editorial essay (in the paper published in Atchison, Kansas] or "[r]eport, made to the Platte County Self-Defensive Association, [b]y a [c]ommittee [t]hrough B. F. Stringfellow, Chairman."...

205. Negro Slavery, No Evil, or the North and South Negro Slavery, No Evil, or the North and South February/13/1855 Second of a three-part editorial essay (in the paper published in Atchison, Kansas] or "[r]eport, made to the Platte County Self-Defensive Association, [b]y a [c]ommittee [t]hrough B. F. Stringfellow,...

206. Negro Slavery, No Evil, or the North and South Negro Slavery, No Evil, or the North and South February/20/1855 Third of a three-part editorial essay (in the paper published in Atchison, Kansas] or "[r]eport, made to the Platte County Self-Defensive Association, [b]y a [c]ommittee [t]hrough B. F. Stringfellow, Chairman."...

207. New Year's in Old Years: The Fun and Frolic Here in Days before the War New Year's in Old Years: The Fun and Frolic Here in Days before the War January/1/1898 Story of girls disguising themselves in 1861 with their slaves' clothing to fool relatives.

208. Ohio Quaker Became a Fighting Leader of the Free State Settlers in Kansas Ohio Quaker Became a Fighting Leader of the Free State Settlers in Kansas September/16/1946 File containing a biographical article about Colonel Samuel Wood, owner of a "2,880-[a]cre [r]anch in Chase County," Kansas in the 1800s. Born in Ohio in 1825 as a Quaker and moving to Kansas Territory...

209. Old Westport Old Westport May 1965 Article about the early settlers and events before the Civil War in Westport, including the Santa Fe trade and the slavery issue.

210. Order No. 11 and the Civil War On the Border Order No. 11 and the Civil War On the Border July//1963 Order No. 11 was issued on August 25, 1863,by Brigadier General Thomas Ewing and expelled the residents of Jackson, Cass, and Bates Counties who were not living within one mile of specified military posts....

211. Order No. 11: The Lawlessness of Martial Law Order No. 11: The Lawlessness of Martial Law Autumn 2003 Article focuses on Order No. 11 issued in this area during the Civil War. It gives information on why it was ordered, who was affected, as well as an explanation of conditions in the border area leading...

212. Order Number 11 Order Number 11 Fall//1999 General description of the events surrounding Order Number 11 of the Civil War, ordering Missourians in the Kansas City area out of their homes, for the most part, as a measure by General Thomas Ewing,...

213. Order Number 11 Engraving Order Number 11 Engraving 1872 A framed (42 in. x 33 in.) engraving of George Caleb Bingham's painting entitled "Order #11." The engraver was John Sartain (1808-1897). Item has been archivally restored and is periodically on display...

214. Origin of the Name "Jayhawker," and How It Came to Be Applied to the People of Kansas Origin of the Name "Jayhawker," and How It Came to Be Applied to the People of Kansas //1918 Essay about "the origin of the name 'Jayhawker,'" referring to the organization in Kansas Territory "brought together for mutual defense against the incursions of parties known as border ruffians of Missouri."...

215. Origin Stories and Bleeding Kansas Origin Stories and Bleeding Kansas Spring 2011 Article looks at the Bleeding Kansas stories that have shaped the state's identity based on works like Sara Robinson's "Kansas: Its Interior and Exterior Life," and tries to create a new narrative of the...

216. Outlaw Press Agent Outlaw Press Agent Summer//1999 Story explaining political reasons for support for criminals such as the James Gang, stemming from Civil War disagreements.

217. Parkville's Part in the Kansas Fight Parkville's Part in the Kansas Fight January-April 2007 Article reprinted from a 1938 edition of the Platte County Gazette, describes early meetings in Parkville to debate the future of the Nebraska Territory.

218. Pastoral Scene Belies Bloody History Pastoral Scene Belies Bloody History March 30, 2011 Postcard image of the Marais Des Cygnes River and an accompanying article about the Marias Des Cygnes Massacre that took place on May 19, 1858. The massacre involved Charles Hamilton, a pro-slavery sympathizer,...

219. Payne Jones Payne Jones Circa 1890s Charcoal portrait of Payne Jones in hat, shirt, and pullover typical of Quantrill's guerrillas trimmed with buttons along the shoulders, V neck, and tops of pockets. The drawing is not signed but attributed...

220. Peery Family Papers Finding Aid Peery Family Papers Finding Aid 1820-1913 The Peery family collection contains just over 600 letters including correspondence of John Thompson Peery, an early founder of Methodism in the Kansas City area, and his wife Mary Jane Chick Johnson Peery....