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Publicity Stunt: The Importance of Seymour Rogers and Free Water in the Creation and Survival of Liberal, Kansas, 1885-1888

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A study connecting the story of where the name of Liberal, Kansas came from to the factors that impacted town survival in Seward County during the…

Small Town, Big-Time Doctor: Dr. Thomas Dechairo, Westmoreland, Kansas, 1936-1986

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This study focuses on the impact that Dr. Dechairo’s Hospital had on the town of Westmoreland Kansas. The hospital was very advanced for its time…

Anna Austin Ingleman, A Convergence of Passion and Career: Dramatics in Independence, Kansas (1900s-1930s)

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This study involves the impact by teacher Anna Ingleman in Independence, Kansas during the early 20th century on the dramatics and theatre of the…