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This journal was written by Mary Madgalene (Bower) Brulport, who was born in 1849 in Germany. After her family moved to Ohio, Mary met and married Augustine Brulport in 1877, the same year that she began this journal. Most of the entries in the journal deal with her travels through Kansas and Colorado. She also relates valuable information about frontier life in Kansas, including the near-fatal injury suffered by her brother-in-law, Steve, harsh summer heat, and a prairie fire that threatened to destroy their homestead.

Creator: Brulport, Mary Magdalene (Bower), 1849-1935
Date: Between 1877 and 1879

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Mary Magdalene Brulport journal - Inside Front Cover

Since many of the entries deal with Brulport's travels in other states, the most useful section for student use is her description of the prairie fire on page 16.

KS:7th:3.7:Challenges of Settlement (2005)

Item Number: 210870
Call Number: Miscellaneous Brulport, Mary M.
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210870

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