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Jarbalo, Leavenworth County

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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,…

Ottumwa, Coffey County

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The lost town of Ottumwa, Coffey County, Kansas was settled by migrants of the Northern Midland Migration movement who shared similar progressive values and beliefs. The town experienced a brief period of prosperity, in which the town was home to a…

Twin Mound, Douglas County

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This is a brief history of Twin Mound in Douglas County, Kansas. It focuses on the life and near misses of the community from 1857 to the post office closing in 1903. This history utilizes newspaper articles, plat maps, and site research and…

You're so Vane (You Probably Think This is About You): The Provenance of the Dave Redmon Postcard Collection

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If we are fortunate in life, we may make a discovery that alters the face of human existence and society. The Historic Redmon Postcard Collection is not one of those discoveries. But nonetheless, it does provide a unique insight into early 20th…