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William S Prettyman
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9th Street, West from McGee
Postcard of 9th Sreet, West from McGee
A Map of the Indian Territory, Northern Texas, and New Mexico, Showing the Great Western Prairies
Photo reprint of a map showing westward routes, locations of Indian tribes in the middle west and western United States in 1844, and some particular notations which probably refer to details of Josiah...
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...
Belle Starr the Bandit Queen: The Career of the Most Colorful Outlaw the Indian Territory Ever Knew
Booklet about Belle Starr, Old West woman outlaw from Missouri, published by Haldeman-Julius Publications based in Girard, Kansas.
Biographical article about W. D. Fossett, or Bill Fossett (1851-1940), "a frontiersman, pioneer, detective and marshal" in "Old West" Kansas and Oklahoma (then Indian Territory). Native of New York moving...
Biography of Father Bernard Donnelly (circa 1800-1880), Roman Catholic Priest
Biography of John Calvin McCoy (1811-1889), City Founder
Biography of Johnston Lykins (1800-1876), Missionary, Doctor, and Kansas City's Second Mayor
Biography of Thomas Johnson (1802-1865), Methodist Minister and Missionary
Building the Santa Fe Road
Proposed by Missouri Senator Thomas Hart Benton in 1825, the Santa Fe Road was intended to provide traders with the protection of the U.S. government as they crossed from Fort Osage to the Arkansas River...
Bushwhacker's Killing Turns Out to Be Murder Mystery
File containing an article about Captain Fay Price, a "Confederate guerrilla leading a band of cutthroats in southwest Missouri, southeast Kansas and the Indian territory." Native of Missouri captured...
California, Oregon, Texas, and the Territories Adjoining with Routes Etc.
Detailed political map of western territories of the U.S. in 1849. The following territories are included: Nebraska (to Canadian border), Indian Territory, Texas, Upper or New California, Oregon (to Canadian...
Campaigns of the Civil War: Centennial Edition
Colored map of the southeastern United States shows campaigns, battles, prisons, and other important sites associated with the Civil War. Insets show Battle of Gettysburg and Virginia Campaigns, and portraits...
March 29, 1905
Biographical description of Charles Bluejacket, a leader of the Shawnee Indians in northeastern Kansas during the mission era. Bluejacket was an interpreter for the Rev. Joab Spencer, and was licensed...
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...
Colton's New Sectional Map of the State of Kansas
Continuation of title: Compiled from the United States Surveys and Other Authentic Sources. Depicts counties and townships with sectional subdivisions, as well as undivided Western Kansas. Includes rivers...
Colton's New Sectional Map of the State of Missouri
Continuation of title: Compiled from the United States Surveys and Other Authentic Sources Exhibiting the Sections, Fractional Sections, Counties, Cities, Towns, Villages, Post Offices, Rail Roads & other...
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,...
Early-Day Fort Leavenworth, Missouri: Selected Scenes, Episodes and Facts of This Western Outpost from Its Founding to the Mexican War
Mention of artist George Catlin visiting Fort Leavenworth in 1833, at the time often listed as being located in Missouri (actually Indian Territory before Kansas Territoy).
Five Apache Men Seated
Studio portrait of five Apache males in native dress. The print is on a boudoir card mount, produced by W.L. Sawyers Indian Art Gallery, Purcell, Indian Territory (Oklahoma).
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