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This is a study of Jarbalo in Alexandria Township, Leavenworth County.
While never officially incorporated, it is a community with a curious history that survives even now.
This exhibit uses field work, photographs, interviews, written histories,…

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This essay discusses the founding of the Town of Kickapoo, Kickapoo Township, and examines Kickapoo’s battle with Leavenworth and Delaware for the county seat of Leavenworth County. It details how the loss of this competition caused the slow but…

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The author describes the life of an early Irish Catholic settlement in eastern Kansas. Originally a Quaker community, Irish immigration "exploded" there just after the Civil War, eventually stamping the town with a particular religious culture. After…
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