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Ruiz_Immigrant History Photos.pdf
This paper seeks to explore the socioeconomic conditions among Mexican immigrants and emphasize the factors that have bred the rise of immigrant entrepreneurship—despite the political and economic systems being against their favor. It will do so…

Clay Center Library Club.jpg
This exhibition covers the history of The Clay Center Library Club, based out of Clay Center in Clay County Kansas. The Club was a charter of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs and were responsible for many efforts to promote education,…

Eskridge Covenanter Church.jpg
This is an exploration of the Covenanter Church in Eskridge, Wilmington Township, Wabaunsee County. The Eskridge Covenanter Church belongs to the Reformed Presbyterian Church, which was from the Reformed Presbyterian Church of Scotland. This study of…

KansasCentralRailroad.jpg
This study examines the role of the Kansas Central Railway in promoting small towns in northeast Kansas. Although ultimately failing in its charter, the KCR was critically important for tiny settlements. Research is based on legal sources, railway…

RedmonPostcardCollection.jpg
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…

Quivira Historical Society.jpg
This exploration of the amateur history and archaeological organization, the
Quivira Society, was a semester-long KSU intern project involving a museum collection
of rich primary sources, Indian artifacts, and publications. Although accessioned,…

Clay County-portermorganhospital.jpg
This study analyzes the cases of smallpox in Clay County, Kansas, between the years of 1900-1925. Evidence suggests proactive prevention methods were used to limit and eventually eradicate Smallpox. Data and information is drawn from county disease…

Alta Vista Pearl Opera House-Wabaunsee County Museum.jpg
This study traces the introduction of an opera house to the small town of Alta Vista, Kansas and follows it until its closing. This highlights the role of the theater and its importance to the town. The author used collections at the Wabaunsee County…

Blake HALL LATCHMAN Perpetual Persistence.jpg
Using the case study of Jeremiah "Jerry" Mitchell, this study documents the early history of Manhattan Bottoms and the African American community located there.
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