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1. Washington's Birthday Washington's Birthday Washington's Birthday Postcard

2. Washington's Birthday Washington's Birthday Washington's Birthday Postcard

3. Voices from 1863 Raid Sound Anew on Twitter Voices from 1863 Raid Sound Anew on Twitter August 22, 2013 On August 21, 2013 a group of Lawrence, Kansas residents and historians re-enacted the 1863 raid of the town using the social media site Twitter. As part of the 150th commemoration of the raid by William...

4. V. V. Masterson V. V. Masterson ca. 1952 Portrait of Vincent V. Masterson, author of The Katy Railroad and the Last Frontier (MVSC 385.2 M67m). Masterson spoke to the South Central Business Association on the subject of railroad history, November...

5. The Way We Weren't The Way We Weren't December, 2004 Article discusses several historians' attitudes toward Tom Pendergast and his Kansas City political machine. The author highlights the negative aspects of Pendergast and his associates, reacting to historian...

6. The Ozarks in Missouri History The Ozarks in Missouri History July 2013 Brief article on the history of the Ozarks region of Missouri. Beginning with the term "Ozark," the author traces the ways in which geologists, writers, journalists, and historians have explored this "vernacular...

7. The Kansas City Jewish Chronicle Celebrates 90 Years The Kansas City Jewish Chronicle Celebrates 90 Years February 26, 2010 This special edition of the Kansas City Jewish Chronicle looks back at the last 90 years of the paper's existence and profiles several Jewish historians and authors who have been featured in the publication....

8. Thanksgiving Thanksgiving Thanksgiving Postcard

9. Sutter In Westport: Prelude For a Pioneer, Part I Sutter In Westport: Prelude For a Pioneer, Part I Summer 2003 The author states in the beginning of the article that "historians have largely relied again and again on just a few (not unbiased) chroniclers to depict Sutter's 1836-1838 Westport experience. Fortunately...

10. Stone Bridge, Dyke's Branch Stone Bridge, Dyke's Branch Postcard of Stone Bridge, Dyke's Branch

11. Society of Architectural Historians Society of Architectural Historians Inventory of the collection of the Society with architectural drawings and blueprints by Van Brunt & Howe; Howe, Hoit & Cutler; Hoit, Price & Barnes; Henry Hoit; and Howe & Hoit. Archival collection of...

12. Society of Architectural Historians Society of Architectural Historians April/19/1973 Unverified newspaper clipping about a grant for information on architectural preservation

13. SFTA--The Early Years SFTA--The Early Years August 1, 2006 Article describes the founding and early development of the Santa Fe Trail Association. The group traces its beginnings to a 1986 organizational meeting held in Trinidad, Colorado.

14. SFTA--Mature Years SFTA--Mature Years August 1, 2006 Article describing the "mature years" of the Santa Fe Trail Association, upon the 20th anniversary of the group. The author begins recounting from the time of the SFTA's third symposium, in late September,...

15. Selling the 'Noble Savage' Myth: George Catlin and the Iowa Indians in Europe, 1843-1845 Selling the 'Noble Savage' Myth: George Catlin and the Iowa Indians in Europe, 1843-1845 Winter 2006-2007 This study is partly about the American artist George Catlin and his white contemporaries who promoted a mythical image of Native Americans for profit. Their story is relatively well known to historians...

16. SC135 Longan Study Club Collection SC135 Longan Study Club Collection 1900-1983 The Longan Study Club Collection contains materials relating to the purpose, function, and activities of the club. This collection includes minutes of meetings, financial records, the club constitution...

17. Reporting the '51 Flood: An Oral History of the Impact of a Natural Disaster On Local Broadcast News Reporting the '51 Flood: An Oral History of the Impact of a Natural Disaster On Local Broadcast News 1992 A 31 page paper with notes presented at the American Journalism Historians Association annual meeting, Lawrence, Kansas, October 1-3, 1992.

18. Race Relations in the Sunflower State Race Relations in the Sunflower State Autumn//2002 Part of the "Review Essay Series" of the magazine. The author reviews the question of race in Kansas history. He contends that Kansas society has been structured by race even though the topic has not been...

19. Porque Monterrey?: The Death and Mysterious Burial of Merchant Manuel Alvarez, Part 1 Porque Monterrey?: The Death and Mysterious Burial of Merchant Manuel Alvarez, Part 1 May, 2005 Article describes the mysterious death of Manuel Alvarez in Monterrey, Mexico, in 1856. Alvarez has been described by historians as a successful trapper, merchant, and politician, but strove during his...

20. Newspapers--An Important Historical Source Newspapers--An Important Historical Source November 1964 Brief history of American newspapers as a value to historians, including newspapers in Missouri and Jackson County, Missouri, mentioning several early Kansas City area newspapers.