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  • Tags: Kansas Pacific Railroad

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The author uses historic newspaper reports, census records, city directories, and historic advertising to recreate the Chinese community found in Wichita, Kansas around the turn of the century.

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This study analyzes the early development of Perry, Jefferson County, Kansas. Early on, Perry faced leadership problems as the principal town of Kentucky Township, but it was propelled to prosperity by the Kansas Pacific/Union Pacific Railroad it was…

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The town of Langley is located in Langley Township, Ellsworth County, Kansas. For many American families and Civil War veterans, Langley was the mark of a new beginning and a fresh start. The town’s economy was centered on the booming business of…
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