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William L Sawyers
William S Prettyman
George B Cornish
Biography of Daniel Morgan Boone (1769-1839), Pioneer
Biography of George Van Millett (1864-1953), Artist
Biography of James Mett Shippee (1896-1985), Archaeologist
Biography of Johnston Lykins (1800-1876), Missionary, Doctor, and Kansas City's Second Mayor
Biography of Joseph Parks (1794-1859), Shawnee Indian Chief
Biography of Moses Grinter (1810-1878) and Anna Marshall Grinter (1820-1905), Pioneers
Biography of Seth Ward (1820-1903), Frontier Trader
Biography of Thomas Johnson (1802-1865), Methodist Minister and Missionary
Biography of William Chick (1794-1847), Pioneer
Biography of William Gillis (circa 1797-1869), Indian Trader and Kansas City Town Founder
Chased by Spirits
May 6-12, 2004
Article details the lives of several college students at Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kansas. Haskell is one of 32 Federally recognized tribal colleges or universities in the country....
Chief Geronimo, Apache
Reproduction of a portrait painting of Apache Chief Geronimo, by E.A. Burbank. Fort Sill, O.T. [Oklahoma Territory], 1898.
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...
Chronology of Cyprien Chouteau's Life
Chronology of trader Cyprien Chouteau's life, beginning with his birth on October 1, 1804 in St. Louis, Missouri, including his settlement in the Randolph area in the 1820's, and concluding with his death...
Comanche Brave (one who fears nothing)
Studio portrait of a Comanche brave identified as "One Who Fears Nothing." The print is on a boudoir card mount, produced by Lenny & Sawyers Indian Views, Purcell, Oklahoma.
Conflicts and Contacts Between Native Americans and White Settlers, With Special Reference to Emporia and Lyon County, Kansas, 1854-1870
The article presents the clash of culture that happened between the Indians, particularly the Kansa Indians and the Sac and Fox tribes, and the settlers in Lyon County, Kansas in the mid- nineteenth century....
Coon Creek Crossings on the Santa Fe Trail
Article discusses the several Santa Fe Trail crossings of Coon Creek, a tributary of the Arkansas River flowing through Ford, Edwards, and Pawnee Counties in Kansas. Coon Creek's proximity to Fort Larned...
Correct Map of Oklahoma and Indian Territories
Map of Oklahoma Territory and Indian Territory. Railroad lines, counties, and Indian jurisdictions (Osage, Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache) are shown. The following Indian nations are shown in Indian Territory:...
Cram's Railroad and Township Map of Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska and Kansas
Map shows numerous rivers, creeks, and towns, as well as railroad lines and county boundaries. Territories of individual Indian tribes are outlined in the area south of Kansas.
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,...
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