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Anness, Sedgwick County

Anness, Sedgwick County
W.H. Wilson founded Anness in the 1880s, in what is now southwestern Sedgwick County. Named after his wife Ann and born out of the overstepping railroad into his farmland. The farm community of Anness never flourished to more than 100 residents and…

St. Mary’s Aleppo, Sedgwick County

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This study overviews the German-Catholic hamlet of St. Mary’s Aleppo, a church community located in western Sedgwick County, Garden Plain Township. Maps, photographs and personal accounts are included.

Clonmel, Sedgwick County

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This study examines the town of Clonmel, in Illinois Township, Sedgwick County, Kansas. It lasted from 1871 to 1938. When the railway left accompanied by the rise of the automobile, Clonmel lost residents, but the bond of St. John’s Catholic Church…

Waco, Sedgwick County

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This study examines the town of Waco, in Salem Township, Sedgwick County, Kansas. It was classified as a town between the dates of 1870 and 1905, but it continues to survive as a community to this day. The town declined due to restricted access to…

The Process of Integrating Public Schools in Wichita, Kansas 1890-1971

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This document includes the following: a brief history of the Wichita Kansas segregated school system, including avoiding integration in the 1950’s. The study also addresses the legal process of integrating the Wichita schools in the late 1960’s. It…