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For conscience's sake: the 1839 emigration of the Saxon Lutherans
This study traces the assimilation process of more than six hundred Saxon Lutherans who migrated to Perry County, Missouri, in 1839. As one of the few groups in the nineteenth century who chose to move to the United ...
The Laboring Irish: Developing Community and Industry in Early Kansas City
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2017)
By 1880, the Kansas City community had experienced phenomenal growth. Since 1820, the new city had evolved from a fur trading post, an outfitting center for western trails, a trading center for Native Americans, a ...
Great Expectations: Women's Help Wanted Ads In Kansas City, 1920-1936
The question of the nature of women’s paid work has been a frequent point of historical inquiry. Using a source previously only tapped quantitatively, this paper seeks to expand our understanding of how women’s employment ...