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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 ...
Chapel Hill, Missouri: Lost Visions of America's Vanguard on the Western Frontier 1820 to 1865
Despite its present circumstance as an extinct Missouri town in the geographic heart of the Midwest, Chapel Hill College was once the vanguard of the burgeoning American empire. In 1852, Chapel Hill College stood as a ...
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 ...