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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)
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.
History Gateway at Kansas
Kansas Online History at KU
Kansas Collection - University of
Books, Articles, Postcards, Maps, Graphics and more
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.
Major Industries: agriculture (wheat/other grains), aircraft manufacturing, automobile manufacturing. Beef - as many fed in western Kansas as anywhere in the world.
People, Places and Events in Kansas
Legends of the Kaw by Carrie de Voe, 1904
History Site created on December 02, 2002
Page last updated: 03-Jan-2012