KanColl: The Kansas Historical Quarterlies


May 1947


Cover of the May 1947 issue

     
Harold J. Henderson, "Ships in World War II Bearing Kansas Names," p. 113.

Letters of Julia Louisa Lovejoy, 1856-1864: Part One, 1856," p. 127.

Arch O'Bryant, "Difference in Wichita Indian Camp Sites as Revealed by Stone Artifacts," p. 143.

Powell Moore, ed., "A Hoosier in Kansas: The Diary of Hiram H. Young, 1886-1895, Pioneer of Cloud County: Part Five, 1894-1895 -- Concluded," p. 151.

Helen M. McFarland, "Recent Additions to the Library," p. 186.

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From the cover: An air view of the United States Navy's heavy cruiser Wichita, named for Wichita, Kan. The ship was commissioned February 16, 1939, and served throughout World War II.
     This picture and others (between pp. 120, 121), excepting that of the cruiser Topeka, are official U. S. Navy photographs. The view of the Topeka (facing p. 121) was received though the courtesy of Mayor Frank J. Warren, Topeka, and the Bethlehem Steel Co., Quincy, Mass.