[logo: Kansas Heritage Group] [photograph: Black Sunday, SW Kansas Dust Bowl, April 14, 1935. All rights reserved, Ford County Historical Society, Dodge City, KS] [photograph: General Eisenhower 'Ike' on D-Day plus one, going to Normandy on H.M.S. Apollo, a fast minelayer, Abdiel class. With Major General Ralph Royce, General Omar Bradley, unkonwn, RN Admiral Bertram Ramsay, and RN Petty Officer Ames on right. Courtesy: Gary Ames. [Photo: John Brown; Kansas History Web Site

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Territorial Kansas, May 30, 1854 | Kansas Day, January 29, 1861


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New Dodge City -- Images of America, photographs from the Ford County Historical Society, Dodge City, KS; available September 2012, Arcadia Publishing

Kansas-Nebraska Act, 1854 Documents for the Study of American History, AmDocs

Abraham Lincoln Speech on the Kansas-Nebraska Act, October 16, 1854 AmDocs

D-Day, 6 June 1944 D-Day Fact Sheet
Ike's D-Day Message; General Dwight D. Eisenhower, Order of the Day, June 6, 1944

Kansas Alliance of Professional Historic Performers, features Ride Into Historyj and other Kansas events

Kansas Humanities Council announces Kansas 150, a statehood speakers bureau intended to strengthen community through the exploration of heritage, traditions, and ideas as part of the 150th Anniversary of Kansas Statehood. The Kansas 150 Speakers Bureau features presentations about Kansas' people, places, hopes, and dreams and explore both popular and little known aspects of Kansas history and culture.

Dr. Edward N. Tihen's Notes database from Wichita Newspapers, 1872-1982; Wichita State University

WWW-VL: US Agricultural History

New: Wyandotte Constitutional Convention, July 5, 1859, Topics in Kansas History, Kansas State Historical Society

Fred Harvey: Harvey Houses on the prairie: How a Kansas man pioneered the hospitality industry

Kansas Alliance of Professional Historic Performers and Ride into History

Boot Hill Gaming and Casinos: Gambling in the Old West

The Beginnings of Dodge City by Robert M. Wright, 1913

The Great War Comes to Kansas, letters exchanged in 1918 between Ward Griffing, while at Camp Funston, KS, and Minnie Frey, a one-room school house teacher, both natives of Manhattan, KS

Cowboy Blues: Early Black Music In The West & Minstrel and Medicine Shows -- Creating a Market for the Blues & The Weasels: Underground Success of A Kansas Rock Group & With Music the Ammunition -- Battles of the Bands in Wichita in the 1960s, all by Patrick J. O'Connor

19th Century Kansas Traveling Shows

Kansas Counties and Where They Got Their Names, Kansas County Name Etymologies

The Lawrence Massacre By A Band Of Missouri Ruffians Under Quantrell, August 21, 1863, History by Rev. Richard Cordley, 1865, KanColl

4th of July, 1890, Fort Dodge, Kansas Soldiers Home

Prairie Band Potawatomi Language Project, MP-3 Audios

Treaties Between the Potawatomi and the United States of America, 1789 - 1867

Buntline Special Reconsidered Original research

Prairie Fires on the Santa Fe Trail

Blizzards at Fort Dodge, KS

Kansas Historic Preservation Resources

Racing In Kansas | Artists In Kansas

Kansas Native American History

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Kansas Fort History

Kansas Territorial & Civil War History

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Kansas History Books On-line

Kansas General History

Kansas History Resources

Kansas Museums, Kansas Genealogy, Kansas Libraries

Kansas Heritage Group

Old West, Art, Racing, Cooking, Territorial Kansas

WWW-VL: History:
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Documents for the Study of American History, AmDocs

American West History

United States History

WWW-VL: 1930s History

WWW-VL: Spanish History

Spain history directory, maintained at the European University Institute, Florence, Italy.

WWW-VL: US Art Museums

WWW-VL: USA History Maps

WWW-VL: US History Museums

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Web Site Tools

Base web tools and tips for non-profits and museums

WWW-VL Web Stacks: Electronic Research Library

Kansas History Books a powells.com bookstore


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