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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
J H Buford
Selling the 'Noble Savage' Myth: George Catlin and the Iowa Indians in Europe, 1843-1845
This study is partly about the American artist George Catlin and his white contemporaries who promoted a mythical image of Native Americans for profit. Their story is relatively well known to historians...
Shootouts, Showdowns, & Barroom Brawls
Article describes the history of the portrayal of Kansas in Hollywood Western movies. Among the movies discussed are Seven Angry Men, Dark Command, and The Kansan.
Snow Covered Home
Winter scene with unidentified two-story tudor residence. A wreath above the door has "Happy New Year" lettering.
Snow removal along Ward Parkway on the Country Club Plaza.
Southwestern Milling Company
Promotional postcard for the Southwestern Milling Company
Spectators at Evening Event
Large group of spectators at an outdoor venue, possibly a public park. Most of the people wear winter coats.
February 13, 1958
Vertical file containing a photo and biographical article about Hector Lopez, or Hec Lopez, a member of the Kansas City Athletics baseball team. Lopez set hitting records in the "winter ball" league in...
Spring Valley Park, Spring
Postcard of a Spring at Spring Valley Park
Starving Kansas: The Great Drought and Famine of 1859-60
Photos, illustrations, map, and article about the drought, bitter winter, and famine of 1859-1860 in Kansas Territory, with map depicting extreme northeastern Kansas (Wyandotte, Leavenworth, Atchison,...
Still in Style
Article profiles Panache Chocolatier at 418 Nichols Road, "celebrating 25 years of catering to chocolate lovers."
Looking south along Troost from Armour at people boarding Troost line car, in winter.
People boarding Troost line car at Armour and Troost, in winter.
Swift and Company
Advertising card for Swift and Company showing a bird on a branch in front of a cottage by a river in the snow. Front lower left corner has number B 416. Back of card has a poem and advertising copy about...
Swope Park Entrance in Winter
Looking east from Swope Parkway at Grand Entrance, in winter.
Taft's Dental Rooms
Advertising card for Taft's Dental Rooms with five robins sitting on snowy branches. Front of card says: "If made at Taft's: It's all Right." Lower right corner says: "M. F. Tobin, Lith. N. Y." Back of...
Taking a Shine
Article describes the work of metalsmith Robyn Nichols. Her work often incorporates elements from the natural world and Judaica. Nichols was one of the pioneers in the development of the Crossroads Arts...
The 1854 Mormon Emigration At The Missouri-Kansas Border
Article describes the experience of the Mormons along the Missouri-Kansas border as they journeyed to the Salt Lake area in 1854, using Westport for their outfitting supplies. In years past they experienced...
The Bee Hunter
A history of the spread of domestic European bees into the western United States. The author summarizes their introduction to North America in the seventeenth century and draws upon the accounts of western...
The Bever Trail
Fort Sill in Oklahoma was the site of the first military execution of a United States Army man in Oklahoma in World War II. His name was Harry Ralph Bever who was a gangster born in Millgrove, Missouri....
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