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1. "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker 2011 Manuscript about Kansas City cake walker Joseph "Doc" Brown (Doctor William Henry Joseph Cutter Brown), that consists of a chronological collection of 149 published articles, notices, and advertisements....

2. 'Dying,' He Led a Kansas Faith 'Dying,' He Led a Kansas Faith October/13/1962 Photo and biographical article about Reverend Samuel Irvin, a missionary born about 1812 and moving in with Kansas Indians near Fort Leavenworth, Kansas about 1837, co-founding the town of Highland, Kansas,...

3. 'Went at Night to Hear Hon. Abe Lincoln Make a Speech': Daniel Mulford Valentine's 1859 Diary 'Went at Night to Hear Hon. Abe Lincoln Make a Speech': Daniel Mulford Valentine's 1859 Diary Summer 2006 In the diary of Kansan Daniel M. Valentine can be found his personal references to attending Abraham Lincoln's appearances in Kansas in 1859, just before the 1860 presidential election. The diary can be...

4. . ..Presenting Louis S. Rothschild: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month . ..Presenting Louis S. Rothschild: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month March//1949 Photo and biographical article about Louis Rothschild, "chairman of the City Plan Commission," president of the Rothschild's & Sons clothing store, and a director of Community Studies, Incorporated.

5. 150 Places to Celebrate Kansas's 150th Birthday 150 Places to Celebrate Kansas's 150th Birthday March 2011 Follow the author as he explores different historic places in Kansas. "After a fight over free-or slave-state status (thus another moniker, "Bleeding Kansas"), the free-state Wyandotte Constitution was...

6. 68,937 And Counting: Searching Inmate Case Files from the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth, Kansas 68,937 And Counting: Searching Inmate Case Files from the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth, Kansas Summer 2010 Article describes information that can be obtained from inmate case files at the Leavenworth penitentiary. Case files include inmate photographs, record sheets, personal data sheets, fingerprints, daily...

7. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of Henry Wollman, a corporate lawyer and legal author (contributing articles to the North American Review magazine) of Kansas City. Born in Leavenworth, Kansas in 1858 and coming to...

8. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Photo and bio of Issie Ringolsky (also spelled Issie Rimgolsky on the same page), a Kansas City lawyer born in Leavenworth, Kansas in 1864 and coming here about 1886.

9. A Political Boss at Bay: Thomas J. Pendergast in Federal Prison, 1939-1940 A Political Boss at Bay: Thomas J. Pendergast in Federal Prison, 1939-1940 July//1992 Photos, illustrated caricatures, and biographical article about Tom Pendergast (1872-1945) during and after his 1939-1940 federal prison term (at Leavenworth, Kansas) for tax evasion. Description of his...

10. A Public Burning: Race, Sex, and the Lynching of Fred Alexander A Public Burning: Race, Sex, and the Lynching of Fred Alexander Summer 2010 Article discusses the lynching of Fred Alexander in Leavenworth, Kansas, on January 15, 1901, and the part played by the newspapers in the coverage of the events leading up to the lynching.

11. A Witness of the Times A Witness of the Times Spring 2004 Description of various existing landmarks of Territorial Kansas.

12. Abernathy Furniture Company Abernathy Furniture Company July 30,1950 The company was founded in 1856 in Leavenworth, Kansas. In 1878, it moved to Kansas City, Missouri, and eventually came to occupy more than 300,000 square feet at 1501-1525 West 9th Street and 908-910...

13. An Interview With Elvira Ramirez An Interview With Elvira Ramirez 197? Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Date of interview unknown. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has a typed list of contents.

14. An Interview With Thelma L. Hollowell An Interview With Thelma L. Hollowell 1976-02-04 Mrs. Thelma Hollowell was born in Lawrence, Kansas on July 4, 1909. She graduated high school at Lawrence and was a 1929 Home Economics graduate from the University of Kansas. At the time of the interview,...

15. Andrew R. Carter: Leader Andrew R. Carter: Leader April//1969 Photo and biographical sketch of Andrew Robinson "Skip" Carter, or Andrew Carter, a prominent black businessman in Kansas City and president of KPRS-AM-FM radio station, recently moved next to Union Station...

16. August Breunert August Breunert 1896 Biographical sketch of August Breunert, "vice-president of the College of Pharmacy, of Kansas City," moving from Poland to America in the mid-1800s, learning the drug business in Leavenworth, Kansas, and...

17. Aunt Clara Brown: A Black Woman Pioneer Aunt Clara Brown: A Black Woman Pioneer Spring//1996 Biographical article about Clara Brown (1800-1885), a black slave born in Virginia, moved to Kentucky in 1818, freed in 1857 and moving to Saint Louis and then to Leavenworth, Kansas, and Colorado. Article...

18. Biography of Alfred Benjamin (1859-1923), Philanthropist Biography of Alfred Benjamin (1859-1923), Philanthropist 1999

19. Biography of Herbert M. Woolf (1880-1964), Founder of Woolf Brothers Clothing Store Biography of Herbert M. Woolf (1880-1964), Founder of Woolf Brothers Clothing Store 2007

20. Biography of Hiram Young (1812-1882), Wagonmaker and Businessman Biography of Hiram Young (1812-1882), Wagonmaker and Businessman 2009;