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"Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker
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....
"A Brave and Gallant Company," A Kansas City Hospital in France During the First World War
Article describes the U.S. Army Base Hospital No. 28 located in Limoges, France, from July 1918 until May 1919. Many of the hospital personnel were associated with the University of Kansas School of Medicine...
"If the Union Wins, We Won't Have Anything Left": The Rise and Fall of the Southern Cherokees of Kansas
Maps, photos, and article about the Cherokees of Kansas and their settlement of the Cherokee Neutral Lands and Chetopa, Kansas, area. Includes a table "Heads of Cherokee Families Identified as Living on...
''Look Out For Hell Some Place Soon'' The 2nd Colorado Cavalry in Missouri, February-September, 1864
From February to September of 1864, the 2nd Colorado Cavalry was assigned to patrol Bates, Cass, and Jackson Counties, Missouri, areas ravaged by Order Number 11. This article examines the reasons for...
''Proud We Are'' Private Rhinehart and the College Company of the Twenty-second Kansas Volunteers
Article discussing the journal of Private Rhinehart of the College Company volunteer soldiers from Kansas for the Spanish-American War.
''Sent Out By Our Great Father'': Zebulon Montgomery Pike's Journal and Route Across Kansas, 1806
Article looks at Zebulon Pike and his time in Kansas and includes a reprint of Zebulon Pike's journal, September 3 - November 11, 1806 as well as Pike's instructions contained in two letters from General...
''They Faltered Not''
February 1, 2005
Short history of the First Kansas Colored Volunteers during the Civil War and specifically Missouri's Battle of Island Mound which was the first battle for any black regiment. Republican Kansas Senator...
''This Regiment Will Make a Mark'': Letters From a Member of Jennison's Jayhawkers, 1861-1862
Photos, illustration, and article about "the men of the Seventh Kansas Cavalry and their commander Colonel Charles Rainsford Jennison," or Charles Jennison, called collectively Jennison's Jayhawkers in...
'Buffalo Soldiers': Seeking a Niche in History
File containing a photo, illustration, and biographical article about Albert Bly, "a former trooper and officer of the Tenth U. S. Cavalry" and a 57-year-old black military historian, residing at 2602...
1918 Flu Epidemic More Deadly Than Germans
Short article details the involvement of Camp Funston and Fort Riley with the spread of the Spanish Flu in 1918. "Since Fort Riley was a cavalry outpost, there were hundreds of horses and mules also living...
1st & 2nd Confederate Brigades
85th Troop Carriers Squadron
June 6, 1950
Interior view of men and women attending 85th Troop Carriers Squadron reunion banquet, Phillips Hotel.
92nd Division, U.S. Army
Group portrait of the 92nd Division, U.S. Army, stationed at Fort Huachuca, Arizona.
A Changing Blueprint
October 20, 2010
Article describes several high-profile architectural projects of Burns & McDonnell, including large projects for the U.S. military command center. In recent years, the company expanded its portfolio to...
A Great American: A Tribute to General John Joseph Pershing
Book (with numerous photos) about General John Joseph Pershing, or John Pershing, America's commanding general in France during World War I (appearing at the dedication of the World War I Liberty Memorial...
A History of the Missouri Synod's Participation in the Military Chaplaincy, Part 1
First of a series of articles about the history of Lutheran Churches in the Missouri Synod and their participation in the military as chaplains, with this part covering the War of 1812 up to but not including...
A History of U.S.A.F. Flight Twenty-four Sixty-One
Author Fred Edmiston writes of his experiences joining the United States Air Force and being part of Flight 2461. This group was stationed at Lackland Air Force Base near San Antonio, Texas, and Sheppard...
A Lady of Arcadia: The Doomed Garrison of Pilot Knob, and How It Was Saved
Photos, illustrations, map, and article about the Civil War Battle of Pilot Knob in 1864 at Pilot Knob, Missouri, "situated eighty-six miles south of the city of St. Louis." Description of various military...
A. M. Hitch
Autographed portrait of Col. A.M. Hitch, superintendent of Kemper Military Acedemy in Booneville, Missouri. Hitch spoke to the South Central Business Association on June 6, 1944, on the subject of "Our...
A Manual for the Observance of Special Days in Missouri Schools
One paragraph of biography about General John Pershing, "Commander-in-Chief of American Forces in France" during World War I, born in 1860 "at Lacled, Missouri," and serving as a military leader "in the...
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