May Vol. Not since April 19, , twelve years before, when Albert Evans was hanged at Mulberry, Crawford county, had there been a lynching in Kansas. The newspapers, in reporting the story, desired a list of previous lynchings in the state, and a record of about fifty was very hurriedly compiled in the library of the Kansas State Historical Society. This list, when published, aroused the interest of papers and individuals and brought in additional items.
History of Lynchings in Kansas
Grand Army of the Republic - Administrative Records - Kansas Historical Society
This section provides basic data about the collection and a brief overview of its contents. State branch of a national organization of Union veterans of the Civil War. Preceded in Kansas by the Veteran Union Brotherhood. Established in Kansas in Permanently reorganized in
The Truth Behind ’40 Acres and a Mule’
Skip to main content. The project produced thousands of images of residences, businesses, schools, churches, and government buildings, including many structures that are no longer in existence or would not have otherwise been photographed. Advertising Cards Victorian trade cards, one of the more picturesque collections in the Missouri Valley Room, provide not only a rich resource for researching the history of printing, advertising, medicine, fashions, late nineteenth-century culture, etc. The cards reached their height of popularity in the s and s. The company's name derived in from pioneer aircraft engine developer and airplane manufacturer Glenn Curtiss and the famous Wright brothers.
In the spring of , thousands of colored people, unable longer to endure the intolerable hardships, injustice, and suffering inflicted upon them by a class of Democrats in the South, had, in utter despair, fled panic-stricken from their homes and sought protection among strangers in a strange land. Homeless, penniless, and in rags, these poor people were thronging the wharves of Saint Louis, crowding the steamers on the Mississippi River, and in pitiable destitution throwing themselves upon the charity of Kansas. Thousands more were congregating along the banks of the Mississippi River, hailing the passing steamers, and imploring them for a passage to the land of freedom, where the rights of citizens are respected and honest toil rewarded by honest compensation. The newspapers were filled with accounts of their destitution, and the very air was burdened with the cry of distress from a class of American citizens flying from persecutions which they could no longer endure.