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Pioneer Families of the Midwest

Kansas 1855 Territorial Census Index icon

Kansas Cemeteries in History

History of Kansas Newspapers icon

Sold! The Weekly Kansas Chief: Births, Marriages, Deaths and Other News Items and Current Events from Jan. 1872 - Dec. 31, 1875 icon

Ballots And Bullets: The Bloody County Seat Wars of Kansas

Outlaws on Horseback: The History of the Organized Bands of Bank & Train Robbers Who Terrorized...MO, KS, OK... icon

Pioneers and Pilgrims: The Mennonite Kleine Gemeinde in Manitoba, Nebraska, and Kansas, 1874 to 1882 icon

Kansas Territorial Settlers of 1860 Who Were Born in Tennessee, Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina icon

Conquest of Southwest Kansas

The Settlement of the Estates of Deceased Kickapoo Indians in the State of Kansas-&-the Sale of the Otoe and Missouria Indian Reservation in the States of Nebraska and Kansas icon

Home Town News: William Allen White and the Emporia Gazette

The Northern Tier: Or, Life Among the Homestead Settlers icon

Pioneers of the Bluestem Prairie; Kansas Counties: Clay, Geary, Marshall, Pottawatomie, Riley Wabaunsee, Washington icon

Kansas Pioneers icon

Pioneer Swedish-American Culture in Central Kansas a Translation of Lindsborg, Bidrag Till Svenskarnas Och Den Lutherska Kyrkans Historia I Smoky Hill River Dalen icon

Visiting Historic Sites on the Central Hi-Plains icon

Rock Creek Crossings: Six Generations on the Kansas Prairie icon

Schoolwomen of the Prairies and Plains: Personal Narratives from Iowa, Kansas, and Nebraska, 1860S-1920s

The Forgotten Settlers of Kansas icon

Sod-House Days: Letters from a Kansas Homesteader, 1877-78

The Kansas Indians: A History of the Wind People, 1673-1873 (The Civilization of the American Indian Series ; V. 114)

West of Wichita: Settling the High Plains of Kansas, 1865-1890
This volume, which presents a "slice-of-life" on the Plains during its early settlement, adds rich detail to our understanding of the struggle for survival in a harsh landscape that tested the hardiest pioneer. Miner concentrates not only on the major economic events of the period--railroad building, Indian raids, the grasshopper invasion of 1874, the blizzard of 1886--but also on the more personal experiences equally important: building sod houses, choosing crops, filing of claims, fighting varmints, and dealing with the deaths of children on the prairie.

Kansas Past
is a compilation of 28 historical vignettes, all true, some tragic, some comic, illustrating the lesser-known people, places, and events that were shaped by or helped to shape the state known as Kansas

Kansas Facts and Symbols

Times and Remembrance: A Kansas Legacy icon

Kansas Biographical Dictionary: People of All Times and Places Who Have Been Important to the History and Life of the State

Kansas History: An Annotated Bibliography
The first volume in the series State Bibliographies, this book provides comprehensive coverage of secondary materials on Kansas history and also includes useful references to major archival and manuscript collections. Its broad and diverse scope ranges from standard political and economic studies to social and environmental histories, to local studies, to regional studies with special significance to the state. It includes informative annotations designed to aid the novice and the scholar, and is thoroughly indexed by author and subject.

Historical Atlas of Kansas

Peacekeeping on the Plains: Army Operations in Bleeding Kansas icon

Kansas: The History of the Sunflower State, 1854-2000

History of Allen and Woodson Counties, Kansas

Cemetery Inscriptions, Atchison County, Kansas

The RAMSEYs of Bourbon County, Kansas icon

Rails, Rivalry and Romance: A Review of Bourbon County, Kansas and Her Railroad Nostalgia in Words and Pictures, 1864 Thru 1980 icon

Farewells: a Collection of Thumbnail Biographies from the Editorial Pages of the El Dorado Times icon

History of Butler County, Kansas icon

Main & Central, El Dorado Kansas 1860-1985 icon
Butler County

Chase County Historical Sketches icon
Chase County

Ghost Settlements on the Prairie: a Biography of Thurman, Kansas icon
Chase County

Standard Atlas of Chautauqua County, Kansas, Including a Plat Book of the Villages, Cities and Townships of the County

History of Cherokee County, Kansas and Representative Citizens icon

Sold! Platt Book of Cherokee County, Kansas icon

Second Annual Catalogue of the Cherokee County High School 1901-1902; Kansas

Cherokee County High School Eleventh Annual Catalogue 1911-1912; Kansas

Weir, Kansas
Cherokee County

Memoirs of Pioneers of Cheyenne County, Kansas... icon

The History of Cheyenne County, Kansas

Notes on Early Clark County, Kansas; Volume II, August 1940-1941 icon

Clay County Veterans of the World War: 1917-1918

More Memories of Union Township and Clay County

Yesterday's Tomorrow: A History of Strawn, Kansas and Surrounding Territory
Coffee County

Images: A Pictorial History of Cowley County

History of Cowley County, Kansas Vol. 1: the Beginning icon

History of Cowley County, Kansas, Heritage, Two Volume Set 2 icon

Blaze Marks on the Border. the Story of Arkansas City, Kansas Founded 1870-1871. Written for the Centennial Years 1970-1971 icon
Cowley County

Faces and Places of Crawford County

A Twentieth Century History and Biographical Record of Crawford County, Kansas

Prosperous Pittsburg Pictorially Portrayed
Crawford County

Decatur County, Kansas icon

Doniphan County, Kansas, History and Directory for 1868-9 icon

From Doniphan to Verdun, the Official History of the 140th Infantry icon

Douglas County, Kansas, Family Histories, 1991-1992 icon

Complete Tombstone Census of Douglas County, Kansas

Rural Schools and Schoolhouses of Douglas County, Kansas icon

Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas: an Informal History icon

Nineteenth Century Houses in Lawrence, Kansas icon
Douglas County

Oft' Told Tales [a History of Edwards County, Kansas, to 1900] icon

The Kinsley-Edwards County Centennial, 1873-1973 icon

Official Centennial History of the Volga-German Settlements in Ellis and Rush Counties in Kansas, 1876-1976 icon

Sold! Our Ancestors' Quest for Freedom Realized in Schoenchen, Kansas icon
Ellis County

History of Finney County, Kansas icon

Ford County, Kansas, Marriages, Book A, 19 February 1874 to 21 December 1886; Copied from Original Records in Office of Probate Court, Dodge City, Kansas icon

Dodge City Up Through a Century in Story and Pictures icon

Dodge City: Queen of Cowtowns: "the Wickedest Little City in America" 1872-1886
Facts and fiction about the town with the wild reputation.
Ford County

Early Ford County icon

The Garden of Eden: A Pictorial History of Geary County, Kansas

Our Town on the Plains: J. J. Pennell's Photographs of Junction City, KS, 1893-1922

Fort Riley and Its Neighbors: Military Money and Economic Growth, 1853-1895
Geary County

History of Grant County Families: Volume 2 icon 

History of Grant County, Kansas icon

History of Early Greeley County: A Story of its Tracks, Trails, and Tribulations icon

The History of Greenwood County, Kansas icon 

Anatomy of a Town: Hesston, Kansas icon 
Harvey County

Haskell County, Kansas, 1887-1987: 100 Years Beneath the Plow: A Historical Anthology icon

From Dust Bowl to Green Circles: a Case Study of Haskell County, Kansas icon

At the River's Bend: an Illustrated History of Kansas City: Independence and Jackson County icon

1860 Federal Census, Johnson County, Kansas icon

Historic Johnson County: a Bird's Eye View of the Development of the Area icon

Johnson County, Kansas Cemetery Index

Diggin' Up Bones, Part I and II: Obituaries of Lakin and Hartland Cemeteries, Kearny County, Kansas

Polk's Parsons (Labette, Kansas) City Directory 1965, Including: Labette County icon

The 20th Century in Labette County 1900-1999 icon

Indian Raids in Lincoln County, Kansas, 1864 and 1869 icon

From Pioneering to the Present, Linn County... icon

100 Cemeteries and Burial Sites in Linn County, Kansas

Linn County, Kansas: A History icon

History of Logan County, Kansas: From Prairie Pioneers to Pioneers of Progress icon

History of Emporia in Lyon County, Kansas

A Pictorial and Family History of Waterville, Kansas icon
Marshall County

A History of Meade County, Kansas icon

Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas

Swan River Museum: Family Histories & Stories of Miami County, Kansas

Surely it Floweth with Milk and Honey - a History of Montgomery County, Kansas to 1930

An American Genealogy: The COPELAND Family of Montgomery County, Kansas icon

Thirty (30) Years on Diminished Osage Reserve 1870-1900: Drum Creek Township Montgomery County, Kansas

Marriages of Neosho County, Kansas icon

Osborne County, Kansas icon

Sod and Stubble icon
Osborne County 

The CAHILLs of Cincinnati and Related Families: Including the DOANEs of Osborne County, Kansas, and the DAVISes of Lee County, Iowa icon

Phillipsburg, Phillips County Centennial: 1872-1972

Sold! Phillips County, Kansas, Settlers Prior to 1900

Pioneer Saints & Sinners: Pratt County From its Beginnings to 1900

The Time That Was the Courageous Acts and Accounts of Rawlins County, Kansas 1875-1915 icon

History of Rawlins County, Kansas

Their Record: A Memorial of the Services and Sacrifices of the 8,346 Reno County Men and Women in the Armed Forces in World War II

Reno's Response: History of Reno County's War Work Activities During the World War 1917-1918

Reno County: The Early Years icon

Historical Reference of the City Hutchinson, Kansas

The City of Hutchinson. Supplement to Harper's Weekly, November 3, 1888

Up From the Sod: the Life Story of a Kansas Prairie County icon
Rice County

Riley County, Kansas; a Story of Early Settlements, Rich Valleys, Azure Skies and Sunflowers icon

Rush County, Kansas ....A Century in Story & Pictures

Official Centennial History of the Volga-German Settlements in Ellis and Rush Counties in Kansas, 1876-1976 icon

City on the Move: the Story of Salina icon
Saline County

Scott County, Kansas 1886-1986 icon

Portrait And Biographical Album of Sedgwick County, Kansas

History of Wichita and Sedgwick Co., Kansas: Past and Present...

A History of the Sedgwick County Medical Society icon

Peerless Princess of the Plains: Postcard Views of Early Wichita icon

The Silver Shield: Sedgwick County Sherriff's Department, 1869-1987

History of Shawnee County, Kansas, and Representative Citizens

Honor Roll: Shawnee County, Kansas

Remembrances in Wood, Brick and Stone: Examples From the Architectural Heritage of Shawnee County, Kansas icon

The Melting Pot: A History of Shawnee County's Ethnic Communities

A Grey Mound and a Crystalline Hill the Story of the Great Topeka Tornado icon

Sold! Stories in Stone: a Sharing of the Lives of Some Who Rest in Topeka Cemetery icon 
Shawnee County

Who's Who In Topeka (1905)

Thirty Years in Topeka: A Historical Sketch

Forty Years of History in the Topeka High School: 1870-1910

Charles Gottfried SCHWARZ and the Dutch Wind Mill of Reamsville
Smith County

The Music of Our Lives the HUTCHINSONs of Smith County, Kansas, Their History and Descendants

A Kansas Farm Family
The MAYDEW Family of Smith County, Kansas

Stanton County Kansas, 1887-1987 icon

History of Stevens County, Kansas icon

Portrait & Biographical Album of Sumner County, Kansas icon

Land of the Windmills-Thomas County, Kansas icon

Tombstone Inscriptions icon
Union County

New Branches From Old Trees: A New History of Wabaunsee County icon

Stories of the Past: The Third Edition of Wabaunsee County History

Early History of Wabaunsee County, Kansas, with Stories of Pioneer Days and Glimpses of Our Western Border

History of Wichita County Kansas icon

History of Woodson County, Kansas

History of Allen and Woodson Counties, Kansas

"Silver City, " a History of the Argentine Community of Kansas City, Kansas icon 
Wyandotte County

Wyandotte: A Pictorial History: The Early Years icon

Flak at 12 O'Clock: A Teenage Kansas Farm Boy's Experiences That Led to His Becoming a B-17 Co-Pilot in the 8th Air Force During the Final Months of World War II

Official Army List of The Volunteers of Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska and Colorado

Civil War on the Western Border, 1854-1865

Centennial Cookbook Our 100th Year 1890-1990 (First Lutheran Church Phillipsburg, Kansas) icon

Prairie Recipes and Kitchen Antiques icon

Pictures on My Wall: a Lifetime in Kansas icon

ADAMS - KIMBREL Family: A Century in Kansas

STEVENSON & ANDERSON Families of New Jersey, Ohio, Indiana & Kansas

A Tree Grows in Kansas: Kansas Descendants of the Dedham Branch of the AVERY Family icon

John BALDWIN and Son Milton Come to Kansas: an Early History of Baldwin City, Baker University and Methodism in Kansas icon

An American Genealogy: The COPELAND Family of Montgomery County, Kansas icon

The John Stephen McFADIN Family of North Carolina, Kentucky, Indiana, & Kansas icon

The Descendants of James and Deborah OLDFIELD of Indiana, Iowa and Kansas

Sold!  The RAMSEYs of Bourbon County, Kansas

Original, circa 1920 Post Card: Looking West on 5th Ave. (Avenue), Arkansas City, Kansas... Bank (and) Post Office icon

Kansas Quilts & Quilters
"Mary Ellison came to Kansas in 1870, keeping house for her father and numerous siblings before raising her own family. By the age of 92, she estimated, she'd made more than three hundred quilts. Rose Kretsinger studied design at the turn of the century in Europe and at the Art Institute of Chicago. Quilts made from her award-winning designs are now in an art museum collection. Kay McFarland sold quilts to put herself through law school in the 1960s. Today she is the first woman on the Kansas Supreme Court.

"These three women, along with thousands of other Kansans from a variety of backgrounds, have pursued quiltmaking for economic and artistic purposes. The result of their efforts: a treasury of quilts, from plain to fancy, utilitarian to decorative.

"In 1986 the Kansas Quilt Project began an ambitious effort to find and document Kansas quilts. Aided by legions of volunteers, this group catalogued 13,107 quilts and quilt tops made in Kansas or brought to the state. From this cataloguing, from interviews with quilters and their descendants, and from extensive historical research, the six authors of this book have produced the first comprehensive discussion of quilts and quiltmaking in Kansas.

"They focus on specific types of quilts and fabrics, such as red-and-green appliqué quilts and conversation prints; regional and ethnic quiltmaking communities, including Mennonites, African-Americans, and an unusually prolific lented group of quilters in Emporia a half-century ago; and present-day quilting groups.

"Featuring 165 photographs, 68 in full-color, this volume is a visually rich mosaic that illuminates the enduring community of quiltmakers in Kansas and chronicles its relation to the historical and cultural heritage of the state."

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