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Lafferty, Kathy


Found in 3 Records:

Sergeant William J. Leggett correspondence with students of Oil Hill Elementary School, El Dorado, Kansas

Call Number: RH MS 1525

Copies of letters between Sergeant William (Bill) Leggett while stationed in Iraq and 5th and 6th grade students from Oil Hill Elementary School in El Dorado, Kansas. The collection also includes a DVD of movies and images from Sgt. Leggett's visit with the students in May 2008 after returning to the United States.

Dates: 2007 - 2008

Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War photograph

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH PH P2823

One black and white photographic postcard of eight men in Civil War-era military garb, identified as members of the Lucas, Russell County, Kansas branch (camp 163) of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War. One of the men in front is identified as W. W. Brumfield.

Dates: 1929

Udall Tornado Newspaper Clippings

Call Number: RH MS Q403

On the night of May 25, 1955, the farming community of Udall Kansas was hit by a tornado that started in northeast Texas and made its way through Oklahoma to southern Kansas, completely flattening the town and killing 77 residents, injuring many more. This collection consists of news clippings of the immediate aftermath, rebuilding efforts, and public forums concerning Udall in the tornado's wake.

Dates: May 26 - December 5, 1955

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Iraq War, 2003-2011 1
Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Personal narratives, American 1