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The History of our Public Schools
Wyandotte County, Kansas

1844
2012

 

 

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Recommended Reading for Kansas history:
Kansas, A Land of Contrasts, Robert W. Richmond, 4th Edition, ISBN 0-88295-949-2
(A copy of this book is located at the KCKs Public Library at 625 Minnesota)

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Territorial Kansas Online

From the Kansas State Historical Society

This virtual repository presents the best Territorial Kansas materials from the Kansas State Historical Society and the Kansas Collection, University of Kansas.  Visitors to the site will discover government documents, diaries, letters, photographs, maps, newspapers, rare secondary sources, and historical artifacts.  All of these items have the power to carry the past into the present and provide a tangible connection to people who experienced "Bleeding Kansas."

Territorial Kansas Online also provides lesson plans developed to enhance the teaching of U.S. history at the middle school, high school, and college levels.  These curriculum materials fulfill portions of the Kansas Department of Education's standards for U. S. and Kansas history and include educational objectives that are applicable in any U.S. history class.

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Access Kansas

 First Facts for Kansas and Kansans

The History Gateway at Kansas
Kansas Online History at KU

Kansas Area Maps - 1883 - 1910

Kansas Collection - University of Kansas (online)
Books, Articles, Postcards, Maps, Graphics and more

Kansas City High School Postcard - early 1900s

Kansas Day Portcard

  Kansas:  Its Interior and Exterior Life by Sara T. L. Robinson, 1856
Online Transcription - woman Free Stater

Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed May 2002 by Carolyn Ward.

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Bleeding Kansas

John Brown / William Quantrill

Bushwhackers and Jayhawkers

Disastrous/Historic Floods of Kansas

Kansas in the Civil War

1st Kansas Colored Volunteer Infantry / 8th Kansas Infantry / 10th Regiment Kansas Volunteer Infantry / 12th Regiment Kansas Volunter Infantry / 22nd Regiment Kansas Volunteer Infantry /

Kansas Child-Labor Legislation - 1932 article

  Kansas Major Industries
Beech:  Partners in Aviation
Walter H. Beech, E. M. Laird, J. M. Moellendick, Lloyd Stearman, and Clyde Cessna, are regarded as founders of the aircraft industry in Wichita. 

Kansas Aviation History
Major Industries:  agriculture (wheat/other grains), aircraft manufacturing, automobile manufacturing.  Beef - as many fed in western Kansas as anywhere in the world.

   Kansas State Constitution (Ordinance and Preamble/Bill of Rights)
State Symbols / Departments / Governors' Messages / State Library

Kansas Facts and Trivia

Kansas-Nebraska Act, 1854

Kansas City, Kansas Community College

 Development of Industrial Districts in ther Kansas City Region:  From the Close of the Civil War to World War II

Kansas City University

Kansas State Board of Agriculture (1878) - First Biennial Report - Wyandotte County (1878)

Kansas Timeline

Kansas in 1876

Kansas City, Kansas Public Library

Kansas Web Sites

Kansas Historical Society
People, Places and Events in Kansas

 Legends of the Kaw by Carrie de Voe, 1904

Notable People in Kansas History

Notable Kansas Women

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History Site created on December 02, 2002
Page last updated: 03-Jan-2012

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