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Kansas Historical Quarterly - Autumn 1974

Kansas Historical Quarterly, Autumn 1974

Volume 40

Autumn 1974, No. 3


Cover and contents

Joseph W. Snell, "Kansas and the 1876 United States Centennial," p. 337

Rita Napier, "Economic Democracy in Kansas: Speculation and Townsite Preemption in Kickapoo," p. 349

Martin Dann, "From Sodom to the Promised Land: E. P. McCabe and the Movement for Oklahoma Colonization," p. 370 (Volunteer: Harriette Jensen) | PDF version

Fred R. Belk, "The Final Refuge: Kansas and Nebraska Migration of Mennonites From Central Asia After 1884," p. 379

Charles William Sloan, Jr., "Kansas Battles the Invisible Empire: The Legal Ouster of the KKK From Kansas, 1922-1927," p. 393 (Volunteer: Tristan Smith) | PDF version

Gambone, ed., "The Forgotten Feminist of Kansas: The Papers of Clarina I. H. Nichols, 1854-1885,", part 7 of 8, p. 410 | PDF version

Bypaths of Kansas History, p. 460

Kansas History as Reported in the Press, p. 461

Kansas Historical Notes, p. 462


The Cover

"Reproduction of a Henry Worral painting depicting a portion of the interior of the Kansas-Colorado Building erected at Philadephia in 1876 to help celebrate the centennial of the founding of the United sStates.

"The building (see photo [below]) was closed briefly in the late summer of 1876 to install new exhibits freshened with products from the current harvest in Kansas. This national capitol replica was the highlight of the second opening."

Kansas and Colorado Building

The Kansas and Colorado building erected at Philadelphia in 1876 to help commemorate the first 100 years of the union of the states.