KanColl:  The Kansas Historical Quarterlies

Cover of the February 1951 issue

February 1951

Clifford P. Westermeier, "The Dodge City Cowboy Band," p. 1.

Alberta Pantle, "History of the French-Speaking Settlement in the Cottonwood Valley," p. 12.

"Robbery on the Santa Fe Trail in 1842," p. 50.

Annual Meeting (includes President's Address, "Some Aspects of the History of the G.A.R. in Kansas" and Kirke Mecham's talk, "The Historical Society: After Seventy-Five Years"), p. 52

Bypaths of Kansas History, p. 530.

Kansas History as Reported in the Press, p. 538.

Kansas Historical Notes, p. 543.

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From the cover: Dodge City's famous cowboy band as pictured in 1886. The director was Roy Drake (fourth from left in the second row). Seated at the front-row ends are: Left, D. M. Frost, publisher of the Dodge City Globe Livestock Journal, and right, Col. S. S. Prouty, editor of the Kansas Cowboy. Chalk M. Beeson, organizer and manager of the band, sits next to Colonel Prouty.