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1. Wyatt Earp Wyatt Earp Information about Wyatt Earp (1848-1929), one of the most famous lawmen of the Old West. He was born in Illinois, raised in Iowa, moved to Oklahoma Territory in about 1868 as a hunter and surveyor, and...

2. William H. Murray and Joseph Shannon William H. Murray and Joseph Shannon circa 1930s William H. (Alfalfa) Murray, Governor of Oklahoma, and Joseph Shannon, Kansas City politician, outside Union Station.

3. William H. Murray and Joseph Shannon William H. Murray and Joseph Shannon circa 1930s William H. (Alfalfa) Murray, Governor of Oklahoma, and Joseph Shannon, Kansas City politician, outside Union Station.

4. William Creekmore: King of the Oklahoma Bootleggers William Creekmore: King of the Oklahoma Bootleggers Biographical article about William J. Creekmore, a notorious bootlegger and self-proclaimed "Whiskey King." The son of a rancher, Creekmore was born in 1871 in Lamar, Mo. He later became wealthy investing...

5. Will Rogers Will Rogers Photos, illustrations, and information on Will Rogers (1879-1935), a humorist and actor appearing in several motion pictures. Native of Oklahoma Territory making many appearances in Kansas City before...

6. Wild West Photograph Collection Finding Aid Wild West Photograph Collection Finding Aid The majority of photographs in this collection came from the Brookings Montgomery photograph collection purchased by the library in the 1960s. Images are of outlaws, cowboys, Indians, lawmen, judges, western...

7. Wild Horse, Comanche Chief Wild Horse, Comanche Chief ca. 1890s Studio portrait of a Comanche chief identified as Wild Horse 2 (likely 'Kobay' second chief of the Kwahada Comanche). The subject is seated and wearing an eagle feather war bonnet. The print is on a boudoir...

8. Wichita Grass Wig-Wam Wichita Grass Wig-Wam ca. 1890 Photographic print on a boudoir card mount showing the exterior of a Wichita grass wigwam dwelling; produced by the W.L. Sawyer's Indian Art Gallery, Purcell, Indian Territory (Oklahoma).

9. War Hero Became 'Patron Saint of Black Firefighters' War Hero Became 'Patron Saint of Black Firefighters' October/17/1998 File containing an obituary for Raymond Daniel (1914-1998), "Kansas City's first African-American deputy fire chief." Native of Oklahoma coming to Kansas City during the Great Depression serving in World...

10. Uncle Ben Majors Tells of His Father, a Hardy Pioneer Who Became Kansas City's First Millionaire Uncle Ben Majors Tells of His Father, a Hardy Pioneer Who Became Kansas City's First Millionaire January/9/1927 Photos, illustrations, and biographical article about Ben Majors ("Uncle Ben") and his father, Alexander Majors. Description of the life and career of 81-year-old Uncle Ben, born in Cass County, Missouri,...

11. Two Kiowa Girls Two Kiowa Girls ca. 1890 Studio portrait of two Kiowa girls in native dress. The print is on a boudoir card mount, produced by the W.L. Sawyer's Indian Art Gallery, Purcell, Indian Territory (Oklahoma).

12. Two Comanche Men Two Comanche Men ca. 1890 Studio portrait of two unidentified Comanche men in native dress. The print is on a boudoir card mount, produced by Lenny & Sawyers Indian Views, Purcell, Oklahoma. The verso contains a handwritten note...

13. Tribal Casino Opens in KCK Tribal Casino Opens in KCK January 11, 2008 The 7th Street Casino located in Kansas City, Kansas, opened for business on January 10, 2008. It is located in a former Masonic temple with the interior furnishings restored. There are currently 430 slot...

14. Travelers and Travel's ''Significant 'Others''': Three Visitors to the Arkansas Territory in 1818-1819 Travelers and Travel's ''Significant 'Others''': Three Visitors to the Arkansas Territory in 1818-1819 October 1, 2005 Article details the trip made by three different men, Thomas Nuttall, Henry Schoolcraft, and Timothy Flint, into Arkansas Territory during 1818-1819. At that time the territory encompassed an area which...

15. Transportation Photograph Scrapbook Finding Aid Transportation Photograph Scrapbook Finding Aid 1910-1917 (bulk 1915) The collection includes 549 negatives and 318 original prints of images taken in the 1910s focusing on railroads and transportation and rural and urban life. The geographic scope is the Midwest, primarily...

16. Train Towns Train Towns March 1, 2006 Article describes a number of United States cities and towns heavily influenced by trains, and which today celebrate their railroad history. Among these locations is listed Kansas City, Missouri, noted...

17. Tom's Town: Kansas City and the Pendergast Legend Tom's Town: Kansas City and the Pendergast Legend 1947 Description of the Union Station Massacre on "the morning of June 17, 1933, when five persons were slain."

18. This Place Called Kansas This Place Called Kansas 1952 Description of the meanings and accepted version of the name of the Kansas River.

19. Thirsting for War, Hungering for Peace: Drought, Bison Migrations, and Native Peoples on the Southern Thirsting for War, Hungering for Peace: Drought, Bison Migrations, and Native Peoples on the Southern Plains, 1845-1859 Summer 2002 A number of maps and graphs help to demonstrate the dynamics between the Indian tribes on the southern Great Plains and the drought which caused buffalo migrations to change areas in the middle of the...

20. The U.S. Army, Indian Agency, and the Path to Assimilation The U.S. Army, Indian Agency, and the Path to Assimilation Spring 2013 Article on the First Indian Home Guards, a Civil War Union army unit from Kansas consisting of refugee Creeks, Cherokees, Seminoles, Choctaws, and Chickasaws from Indian Territory. Mustered in May 1862...