Recently Added Items

Soldier of the Republic: The Civil War Years of W.H.H. McCall


This essay examines the military career of William Henry Harrison McCall, a typical Union officer in the American Civil War. Once the conflict ended,…

The People’s Game: Uncovering Diversity in Baseball, Pottawatomie County and Humboldt, Kansas, 1911-1924

Combes - Baseball In Kansas Final.jpg

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…

Bootleggers Beware! The Untold Story of Ordinances and Their Effect on Bootleggers and Local Law Enforcement in Kansas from 1915-1925


This project analyzes the role of local Kansas ordinances in enforcing larger, national laws; it also makes connections between ordinances and…