Below you will find a thematic book list for a study on kansas. Race, real estate, and uneven development, by kevin fox gotham. Plats of cities are included but city lot owners are not listed. Whereas, it appears by certificate of the county clerk of wyandotte county, kansas, bearing date of february 16, 1886, and filed in this department on the 19th day of february, 1886, that the following cities, towit. Unrau, craig miner, williams unrau book description. It is situated at kaw point, which is the junction of the missouri and kansas rivers.
Wyandotte county, kansas genealogy genealogy familysearch. History of the kansas city metropolitan area wikipedia. Helen walsh folsom was born in armourdale, kansas, on a snowy morning the day after all hallows eve in the house of her greatgrandmother, lizzie walsh smith. Other streams are rising at armourdale and outlying districts homes are inundated. Kansas city kansas history print email details written. As conditions improved, kansas returned largely to its allegiance to the republican party and gained a reputation as a conservative stronghold with a bent for moral reform, indicated in the states strong support of prohibition. State line hispanic communities have deep roots in kansas. They accused the citizens of armourdale of putting the indians up to this task.
Armourdale was platted in 1880, and incorporated as a city in 1882. The andreas history of the state of kansas cutler, wm. It is home to the rosedale world war i memorial arch and the university of kansas medical center. Most of these but not all are county history books that combine history and biographies of families within the county. Unlike telephone directories that often apply to entire metropolitan areas, city directories are published with very specific coverage boundaries. Kansas city ks furniture store armourdale furniture. Bachman transitional grey twopiece living room set. Its name came from the armour meatpacking plant in the area 389 in march 1886, new kansas city, kansas was formed through the consolidation of five municipalities. The history of the kansas city metropolitan area started in the 19th century as frenchmen from st. The move, which union officials say affected 20 to 100 jobs, is ups latest in the kansas city area. Last kc meatpacking plant to close the kansas city star. Atlas of kansas city, kansas, formerly wyandotte, kansas city. Armourdale neighborhood, kansas city, kansas ks, 66101, 66102, 66105 detailed profile. An index to specials businesses and public services and a street index precede the plat maps at the beginning of the volume.
Other streams are rising at armourdale and outlying districts homes are inundated federal. Kansas historic book collection 35 historic books on cd the historical kansas book collection is a collection of 35 volumes relating to the history of kansas and its people primarily in the 18th and 19th centuries. Momentous events from the civil rights movement and the president kennedy assassination to 911 are distilled into elemental images in the work of tom engelhardt, longtime political cartoonist with the st. Sometimes there are pictures and a directory of county residents at the end. Bordered by the kansas river and interstate 70, armourdale is just one of a number of communities along the missourikansas state line that has a. Anderson, postmaster and dealer in books, stationery and notions.
The kansas journey is a 7th grade kansas history textbook. Wyandotte county, kansas history table of contents ksgenweb. History of wyandotte county, kansas genealogy researching. Some of my best friends are black by tanner colby i only list this because it has a chapter about kc, discussing actual bootsontheground blockbusting, drilling down into names and techniques. Page 347 for the purpose of voting, no person shall be deemed to have gained or lost a residence, by reason of his presence or absence, while employed in the service of the united states. More than 10,000 kickapoos, delawares, sacs, foxes, shawnees, potawatomis, kansas, ottawas, wyandots, and osages, not to mention a.
It is advisable to investigate the coverage area of a directory if you are having trouble locating an entry. These murals highlight the culture and individuality of the communities that live and work in kansas city, ks. Find attorneys in armourdale, kansas city, ks on yellowbook. If possible, id like something specifically on the political history which is very colorful, but i also want something on the general history of the city. Armourdale formerly a city, it was consolidated with the city of kansas city in 1886. Im looking for some good reads on kansas city history.
Armourdale, kansas city and wyandotte, neither of which is a city of the first class, lying adjacent to each other, and not. The state archives collects published materials about the history of kansas and, to a lesser degree, the american west. Shop today for informative books about kansas history at arcadia publishing and get the heritage. Scene in armourdale, the flood, kansas city summary stereograph shows a dog in the foreground among the flood damaged wreckage of homes and business in kansas city. The kansas city area has long been a place of intersection in american life. Kansas city, abbreviated as kck, is the thirdlargest city in the state of kansas, the county. Finally, in 1886, the towns of old kansas city, armourdale and wyandotte city were consolidated into the kansas city, kansas, that shares our rather peculiar border today. Read each book description for publication and condition details and price. This fire insurance atlas shows blocks, lots, buildings and property ownership for kansas city, kansas formerly wyandotte, kansas city, and armourdale, argentine and rosedale.
The kansas notable books list is the annual recognition of 15 outstanding titles either written by kansans or about a kansas related topic. Jul 30, 2009 18th and kansas ave, armourdale, kansas michael carter. The pendergast years civil war on the western border. They had a methodist mission about three miles from westport, a long time, it being presided over by rev. The kansas city metropolitan area, straddling the border between missouri and kansas at the confluence of the kansas and missouri rivers, was a. It lies at the confluence of the kansas and missouri rivers and is contiguous with kansas city, missouri.
Kansas notable books kansas state library, ks official. Union pacific shuts down armourdale yard in kansas city. When the lewis and clark expedition arrived at the river junction in 1806, it was the site of several osage and kansa indian camps. Oct 28, 2014 in our investigation of the missouri kansas state line, we found that many of the hispanic communities on both sides in the kansas city area have a long history, dating back to the mid1800s. The author of this article is solely responsible for its content. Union pacific shuts down armourdale yard in kansas city, kan.
Several of the volumes have great period illustrations and portraits of. Armourdale neighborhood in kansas city, kansas ks, 66101. They also afterward came from ohio, and were about as much advanced in civilization as the delawares. The library was founded by nannie, daughter of the delaware chief, charles. Books can also be purchased at the museum or by mail. The kansas notable book list highlights our lively contemporary writing community and encourages readers to enjoy some of the best writing of the authors among us. Adrian and his wife, toni, have two children and live in overland park, kansas. Missouri valley st joes city people local history small towns kansas city growing up jazz memories shelby brim 39. Kansas city, city, seat 1866 of wyandotte county, northeastern kansas, u. Get more information on kansas city ks living room furniture. Louis, missouri moved up the missouri river to trap for furs and trade with the native americans. The first ethnic podcast on the history of kansas city, st.
List of books and articles about kansas history online. Scene in armourdale, the flood, kansas city library of congress. When the lewis and clark expedition arrived at the river junction in 1806, it was the site of several osage and. Books for sale at cowley county historical society museum. These books may be found at your local public or school library. It borders johnson county, kansas to the south and kansas city, missouri kcmo to the east, after which kansas city.
Subject areas include railroad development, trails, westward expansion, frontier and pioneer life, western forts and military life, indian wars, the civil war, and western native american tribal histories and bibliographies. Comprising a condensed history of the state, a careful history of wyandotte county, and a comprehensive history of the growth of the cities, towns and villages by goodspeed, firm, publishers, chicago 18861891, goodspeed publishing co. Scene in armourdale, the flood, kansas city library of. Atlas of kansas city, kansas, formerly wyandotte, kansas. Hidden history of kansas by adrian zink, soldiers in the army of freedom. Kaw river falling at kansas city situation is still serious. Guide to wyandotte county, kansas ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth records, marriage records, death records, census. List of books about state of kansas which includes historical information about its counties and cities too. In 1886 old kansas city and armourdale were annexed by legislative enactment, and armstrong was included as intervening territory. Property ownership maps or plat books kansas historical society.
Tuesday, february 11, 2020 at via christi hospital in pittsburg after a long illness. The ambitious little city of armourdale, chartered in 1882, was building up the valley on the north side of the kansas river. Find restaurants in armourdale, kansas city, ks on yellowbook. The history of the sunflower state is the first new state history to appear in over twentyfive years and the most thoroughly researched ever published. Armourdale is connected with kansas city in kansas and missouri by a street car line. Union pacific shut down armourdale yard in kansas city, kan. Kansas city street atlas page showing the rapid development of old kansas city, kansas, due to the exploding livestock industry, 1887 the left portion shows the southern.
Selections of engelhardts evocative drawings from the state historical society of missouris art collection are accompanied by narratives from art historian and. Many officials from kansas city, kansas and a representative of former president harry s. The report of a social survey of armourdale, a community of 12,000 people living in the industrial district of kansas city, kansas at. How was the nonriver state line that divides kck and kcmo. The kansas historical society is a state agency charged with actively safeguarding and sharing the states history.
They also include the locations of rural churches, cemeteries, and schools. In kansas city, ks, the avenue of murals project includes eight murals in a fourblock corridors along minnesota avenue. Helen knew she was part irish and she grew up delighting in both irish and scotsirish music, theater, and characters. The book enables students to gain a working knowledge and understanding of kansass history in the context of american history. County atlases or plat books contain township maps that show rural landowners. Living room furniture kansas city ks armourdale furniture. It is fully accredited with the national association of schools of music and offers a bachelor of music degree. City directories for kansas city, missouri, are available on microfilm in the missouri valley room. Argentine high school kansapedia kansas historical society. Rosedale, kansas is a community of kansas city, kansas, in the southeast corner of wyandotte county and bordered on the north by the kansas river and the armourdale neighborhood, on the south by johnson county, on the west by the argentine neighborhood, and on the east by the state of missouri. Written to enlighten general readers within and well beyond the states borders, it offers coverage not found in previous histories.
The former city of kansas city, kansas, incorporated in 1868, occupied a narrow strip of kansas soil lying between the state line and the kansas river. Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view of the kansas river looking north and showing. The outline for this book is based on the 7th grade kansas standards for social studies and teaches history and government, economics and geography. Michael wrote the first book on the irish in kansas city, plus st. Kansas city, abbreviated as kck, is the thirdlargest city in the state of kansas, the county seat of wyandotte county, and the thirdlargest city of the kansas city metropolitan area. Explore the rich history of prarie life in the state of kansas. Here where the missouri river turns east to start its run across missouri, european americans interacted with native americans, the populated east scattered to explore and inhabit the sparsely settled west, and north and south fought over the relationship between white. Murals change the landscape of a community, bringing together colors and paint to celebrate the history and diversity of an area. Truman came to thank the church for moving back to the armourdale district of kansas city, kansas. The body of christ brethren attended from all over the country.1207 492 742 417 246 475 1080 290 891 1066 506 1143 314 754 1476 290 108 1213 884 408 373 1511 1200 568 449 119 579 1179 564 1224 1136 349 261