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William L Sawyers
William S Prettyman
George B Cornish
Indian Police on Horseback
Photographic print on a boudoir card mount showing seven agents on horseback; produced by the W.L. Sawyer's Indian Art Gallery, Purcell, Indian Territory (Oklahoma).
Indian Tribes in North and Central America
Blueprint of remarkably comprehensive map showing, apparently, all known locations of Indian tribes from the Arctic Circle to the northwest corner of South America, including the areas of present-day Canada,...
Indian Tribes, Reservations and Settlements in the United States
Map of the United States keyed to show reservations allotted in part, reservations allotted and open, and tribal lands, as well as colonies in Nevada and rancherias in California. Inset map of Alaska indicates...
Indians Killing Beef Near Fort Sill
Photographic print on a boudoir card mount showing groups of Native American women and young girls slaughtering beef. The subjects are likely Comanche, Kiowa or Apache. The handwritten title on front of...
Map of Iowa showing twenty counties in eastern Iowa, with the rest of the area depicted divided between the Sioux (mostly in present-day Minnesota), and Neutral Ground, Sauks and Foxes, Iowas and Pottawattamies....
Map of Iowa showing thirty counties in eastern Iowa, with lands of Sauks and Foxes, Iowas, Pottawattamies indicated in the western sections.
Items listed in Malcolm Conn's Store Ledger, Council Grove, Kansas, 1859
November 1, 2006
Article consists of a lengthy list transcribed from the business ledger of Malcom Conn, owner of the "Stone Store" in Council Grove, Kansas during the Santa Fe Trail era. The list enumerates items sold...
Johnson's North America
Map of all land forms in the northern half of the western hemisphere, including the farthest reaches of northern Canada, the west coast of Greenland, the United States, Mexico, Central America, and the...
Johnson's United States
Map of the United States, Lower California, northern Mexico, Cuba, and the Bahama Islands. State and territorial boundaries, railroad lines, rivers, and towns are indicated for the U.S., as well as forts,...
Kansas Annual Register's New Map of Kansas and the Gold Mines
January 1, 1864
Map of Kansas and the area to become Colorado, showing the existing countries of Kansas and Indian reservations. Includes inset "Routes from the Missouri River to the Kansas Gold Mines." Compiled from...
Keepers of the Plains
Article describes various museums and locations of interest in Kansas pertaining to local Native American history.
Kiowa Braves on Horseback
Photographic print on a boudoir card mount showing two Kiowa braves on horseback; produced by the W.L. Sawyer's Indian Art Gallery, Purcell, Indian Territory (Oklahoma).
Landscapes of Removal and Resistance, Edwin James's Nineteenth-Century Cross-Cultural Collaborations
Article discusses Edwin James's early career as botanist on the Long expedition to the Rocky Mountains and his collaborative works with John Tanner as well as Stephen H. Long. According to the author,...
Lewis and Clark Resources
A bibliography of materials related to Lewis and Clark held by the Kansas City Public Library.
Line Creek Park
Photos, maps, and information on Line Creek Park in the Platte County section of Kansas City North, Missouri (at 5700 Northwest Waukomis Drive), established in 1967 as an archaeological preserve for an...
Lone Wolf, Kiowa Chief
Studio portrait of Lone Wolf, a Kiowa chief (the subject is likely Mamay-day-te, adopted son of Lone Wolf I (Gui-pah-go), principle chief of the Kiowas until his death in 1879). The print is on a boudoir...
MacLean & Lawrence's Sectional Map of Kansas Territory
Map of Kansas Territory indicating counties, towns, rivers, and Native American lands.
MacLean and Lawrence's Sectional Map of Kansas Territory
Continuation of title: Compiled from the U.S. Surveys by C. P. Wiggin.
Photocopy of a map of Kansas Territory including the counties of Leavenworth, Johnson, Lykins, Franklin, Douglass, Jefferson,...
Map Illustrating the Plan of the Defences of the Western and North Western Frontier
October 31, 1837
Map of the areas that would become the states of Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana, indicating lands alotted by treaty to various Native American tribes. Includes rivers,...
Map Illustrating the Plan of the Defences of the Western Frontier
Map of United States territory west of the Mississippi River, including lands making up present-day Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, Kansas and Oklahoma. Lands claimed and ceded...
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