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The People’s Game: Uncovering Diversity in Baseball, Pottawatomie County and Humboldt, Kansas, 1911-1924
This is a study of baseball in the early twentieth century and the diversity within town teams in Kansas. Research reveals that several Kansas towns housed African-American and women’s teams. This paper is based on fieldwork, journals, books, and…
This paper details the life of Morgan Snyder, from Clay Center, Kansas, with a focus on his baseball career. Most of the sources and material are courtesy of his nephew, Mr. Roger Mall, whose assistance made this project possible.
With the general store as the heart of town, Bodaville served as both a home and a stopping point for travelers. Sources for this study include interviews, newspapers, maps, photographs, and firsthand accounts of the town of Bodaville.
This study explains the founding, growth, and decline of Oneida, due in part to railroad decline and the relocation of US Highway 36. It includes various interviews, early plat maps of the town, and photographs of early and present-day Oneida.
The author creates a charming portrait of the town of Barnes, Kansas. She uses documents as well as oral interviews to tell the delightful history of the town.
Volland was a town that almost met its end when the railroad it heavily depended on for commerce and revenue became obsolete due to new technology. …