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Found in 4 Records:

American Indian Movement protest photograph collection

Call Number: RH WL MS Q13

This collection consists of 32 large-scale black and white photographs of a protest by Native Americans in Washington, D.C. From what is shown in the photographs, the protest ends with police violently breaking it apart and arresting protesters.

Dates: July 6, 1976

Independent Order of Good Templars of Jefferson County, Kansas, Lodge No. 17 records

Call Number: RH MS P978

This collection consists of a minute book and loose materials from the Independent Order of Good Templars of Sarcoxie Township, Jefferson County, Kansas.

Dates: 1874, 1876

Nate Foster papers

Call Number: RH MS 1601

Collection includes photographs, newsletters, and correspondence related to the personal and professional life of Nate Foster, a Kansas-based African American powerlifter active from the late 1970s into the mid-1980s. Foster won the World Masters titles for powerlifting from 1980 to 1983. Foster also coached the US Women's Powerlifting Team at the World Championships in Hawaii in 1981.

Dates: 1977 - 1981

Surgeon Numan N. Horton letter

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH MS P973
Overview Letter from Surgeon Numan N. Horton of Fort Scott, Bourbon County, Kansas to his former captain, regarding life in Fort Scott and Bourbon County. Horton's topics include the weather, updates about fellow soldiers, selling of land in the area and expectations about an influx of settlers in the spring, and other related topics. The letter is written on a promotional or booster sheet regarding Fort Scott and Bourbon County, describing facilities available in Fort Scott (including mills,...
Dates: March 11, 1867

Additional filters:

Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Photographs 1
Fort Scott (Kan.) -- History 1
Frontier and pioneer life -- Kansas -- Bourbon County 1
Indians of North America -- Violence against -- Washington, D.C. -- Photographs 1
Jefferson County (Kan.) -- Social conditions -- 19th century -- Sources 1