KanColl: The Kansas Historical Quarterlies



Cover page of the Summer 1966 issue

Summer 1966


Joseph W. Snell and Robert W. Richmond, "When the Union and Kansas Pacific Built Through Kansas (Part One)," p. 161.

Robert S. LaForte, "Theodore Roosevelt's Osawatomie Speech," p. 187.

William M. Tuttle, Jr., ed., "William Allen White and Verne Marshall: Two Midwestern Editors Debate Aid to the Allies versus Isolationism," p. 201.

Louise Barry, comp., "Kansas Before 1854: A Revised Annals, Part Twenty, 1851," p. 210.

Bypaths of Kansas History, p. 283.

Kansas History as Published in the Press, p. 284.

Kansas Historical Notes, p. 285.



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From the cover: "Fort Harker, Kansas -- South Side," a watercolor by German-born Hermann Stieffel, was probably painted about 1870. Stieffel was for 24 years a private in teh Fifth U. S. infantry, and was stationed at Fort Harker, Ellsworth county, in 1867-1873. This painting, showing the infant Union Pacific railroad, is one of three Fort Harker originals still extant. Two are owned by the Smithsonian Institution (cover, and see facing page), and the third by Ellsworth County Historical Society (facing page).
     A story of the building of the Union Pacific Railway, Eastern Divison, begins on p. 161.