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Bark house, Kickapoo Reservation

Bark house, Kickapoo Reservation
Creator: Parkman, Mary
Date: 1935
This photograph, taken in 1935 as part of the New Deal Federal Indian program, depicts a bark house on the Kickapoo Reservation in northeast Kansas. This was the home of Marie Pewamo, who is presumably the woman standing out front. This style of house had been used since the nineteenth century by both the Kickapoo and Pottawatomi tribes.


C.C. Isley to Reverend W.C. McGuire, and accompanying manuscript

C.C. Isley to Reverend W.C. McGuire, and accompanying manuscript
Creator: Isely, Charles C.
Date: September 06, 1943
These two items, from C.C. Isely of Dodge City, Kansas, contain Isely's thoughts on his experience at the Kickapoo Indian Reservation in the late 1890s. In the letter to Reverend W.C. McGuire of Hoyt, Kansas, Isely asks McGuire if he was familiar with two Potawatomies that Isely appeared with in a picture taken at the time of his 1897 visit. The accompanying story, titled "Democracy in the Primitive" contains Isely's recollections of his visit to the Kickapoo Indian Reservation near Powhattan, Kansas.


Council meeting at Kickapoo Agency

Council meeting at Kickapoo Agency
Creator: Baldwin, Royal
Date: 1857
This is a transcribed copy of a conversation between Keotuck and his fellow Potawatomi leaders and their Indian agent, Royal Baldwin. The Potawatomi and Kickapoo had been living on the same lands, and since they had just planted their crops, the Potawatomi were expressing their desire to remain settled on this land. Apparently the United States government had not given the Potawatomi their full annuity payment and had asked them to move, but Keotuck's band protested because they had paid 8,009 dollars to remain with the Kickapoo. The back of the document includes a transcription of the compact joining the Kickapoo and Potawatomi, written in 1851.


Daniel Read Anthony, Sr. to sister

Daniel Read Anthony, Sr. to sister
Creator: Anthony, D. R. (Daniel Read), 1824-1904
Date: August 07, 1857
The following is a letter from Daniel Read Anthony, Sr. to his sister describing his recent land acquisitions and providing a sketch drawing of her claim (at the edge of the Kickapoo Tribe reservation) that he has prepared for her once she arrives in the territory. American Indian lands were in high demand as white settlers poured into the territory. It is not clear if the "sister" to whom the letter is addressed is Susan B. Anthony but there are references to a claim for Susan and the map (last page) shows her cabin.


Farms and homes in Kansas

Farms and homes in Kansas
Creator: Union Pacific Railroad Company
Date: 1878
This publication promotes the sale of railroad lands held by the Central Branch of the Union Pacific Railroad in the Republican and Solomon Valley's of Kansas from Atchison to Beloit. It includes specific information on counties, towns, settlement and agriculture. It also includes two illustrations, one of water power and improvements, and the other of a church built of limestone, both of Blue Rapids, Marshall County, Kansas.


Kansas and Nebraska map

Kansas and Nebraska map
Creator: Bowen & Co. Lith, Philad
Date: 1865
Kansas and Nebraska map of 1865 from the 39th Congress 1st session: Annual Report of the Commissioner of the General Land Office.


Kickapoo Corral, Arkansas River, Cowley County, Kansas

Kickapoo Corral, Arkansas River, Cowley County, Kansas
Date: Bulk 1847-1905
This photograph represents the Kickapoo Corral at the Arkansas River in Winfield, Cowley County, Kansas. The photo was taken by H.E. Shilliman (1847-1909) in Winfield, Kansas. In the bottom right corner in pencil the number 102 is written.


Kickapoo Indian Reserve lands

Kickapoo Indian Reserve lands
Creator: Union Pacific Railroad, Central Branch
Date: 1857
This detailed map of the Kickapoo lands in Kansas shows the location of military roads, railroads, settlements, Indian missions, rivers, wooded areas, and cultivated fields. Kickapoo lands straddled Brown, Jackson, and Atchison counties in Northeast Kansas. The map was compiled by Major C.B. Keith for the Central Branch of the Union Pacific Railroad.


MacLean & Lawrences Sectional Map of Kansas Territory

MacLean & Lawrences Sectional Map of Kansas Territory
Date: 1857
Sectional map of Kansas Territory drafted by C. P. Wiggin and signed by L. A. MacLean, Chief Clerk of the Surveyor General's office in Lecompton, Kansas Territory. The map was published by MacLean & Lawrence and printed by William Schuchman & Bro. in Philadelphia. This map is provided through a co-operative project between the Lecompton Historical Society and the Kansas Historical Society. Partial funding was provided by the Ross and Margaret Wulfkuhle Charitable Trust and the Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area. Copies of this map are available for viewing at both the Kansas Historical Society and Lecompton Historical Society.


Map of Eastern Kansas

Map of Eastern Kansas
Creator: Jewett, J.P. & Company
Date: 1856
A map of Eastern Kansas by E.B. Whitman and A.D. Searl, General Land Agents, Lawrence, Kansas. The map illustrates a portion of Eastern Kansas which depicts trading posts, post offices, missions, government forts, Indian villages, roads, trails and Indian boundaries. The Indian boundaries that are featured included: the Kickappo, Pottawatomie, Kansa, Sax and Fox, Shawnee, Miami, Ottawa, Chippewa, Peoria, Kaskaskia, Iowa, Delaware, Wyandotte, Piankashaw, and the Wea. The map includes illustrations of the Eldridge House in Lawrence and the Constitution Hall in Topeka. The land discussed above was originally given to Native Americans following the passage of the Indian Removal Act in 1830.


Map of Kansas, with parts of neighboring states and territories

Map of Kansas, with parts of neighboring states and territories
Creator: Hunnius, Ado, 1842-1923
Date: 1870
This map was drawn by Ado Hunnius at the request of Major General J. M. Schofield. It was compiled under the direction of 1st Lieutenant Henry Jackson of the 7th U.S. Cavalry in March 1870. It includes the location of forts in Kansas, southern Nebraska, eastern Colorado, and northern portions of Indian Territory (Oklahoma), as well as noting natural features (rivers, hills, etc.), trails, and Indian reservations.


Methodist Episcopal Church at Kickapoo

Methodist Episcopal Church at Kickapoo
Date: Between 1870 and 1900
View of the first Methodist Episcopal Church built in Kansas at Kickapoo in Leavenworth County.


Nebraska and Kanzas

Nebraska and Kanzas
Creator: J. H. Colton & Co.,
Date: 1855
The map, published in 1855, showed the eastern portions of both Kansas and Nebraska. The Nebraska portion depicts the counties that had been established at that time. The Kansas portion included cities, various Indian reservations, and rivers.


Reminiscences of Reverend William H. Honnell

Reminiscences of Reverend William H. Honnell
Creator: Honnell, William H., Reverend
Date: May 30, 1857
This item, written by Reverend William H. Honnell, contains Honnell's recollections of his life in northeast Kansas during the Kansas Territory period. Honnell relates having a boat he was traveling in searched for military equipment in order to prevent any such equipment from falling into the hands of the "free statemen of Kansas." Honnell also describes arriving at the Kickapoo villages in northeast Kansas, meeting Indians in the area for the first time, the formation of the missionary settlement, and other details, including the death of Kennekuk.


Stevenson & Morris New Sectional Map of Kansas

Stevenson & Morris New Sectional Map of Kansas
Creator: Stevenson & Morris
Date: 1859
This map was originally drafted by Robert L. Ream and depicts the towns, rivers, and Indian reservations in the counties of northeast and southeast Kansas. This map is provided through a co-operative project between the Lecompton Historical Society and the Kansas Historical Society. Partial funding was provided by the Ross and Margaret Wulfkuhle Charitable Trust and the Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area. Copies of this map are available for viewing at both the Kansas Historical Society and Lecompton Historical Society.


Territorial Census, 1855, District 14

Territorial Census, 1855, District 14
Creator: Heed, Albert
Date: February through March, 1855
This census was taken in order to determine eligible voters for elections to be held as proclaimed by Governor Andrew Reeder on November 10, 1854. The categories for information in the census were name, occupation, age, gender, emigrated from, native of United States, naturalized citizen, declarant (intention to become a citizen), Negro, slave, and voter. Only white males over twenty-one were eligible to vote. The districts used for the census were the same as the election districts. The assessor indexed the census entries and these pages were provided before the enumeration pages. There is a statistical summary of the census after the enumeration pages. For District 14, the place of election was not stated. he boundaries of each district were described in Governor Reeder's proclamation, and it is difficult to determine what counties were in each district. The description of the Fourteenth District follows: "Commencing at the mouth of Independence Creek; thence up said creek to the head of the main branch, and thence due west to the line of the late Kickapoo reservation; thence north along said line and the line of the late Sac and Fox reservation to the north line of the Territory; thence along said line eastwardly to the Missouri River, and down said river to the place of beginning."


Territorial Census, 1855, District 16

Territorial Census, 1855, District 16
Creator: Leib, Charles
Date: January-February, 1855
This census was taken in order to determine eligible voters for elections to be held as proclaimed by Governor Andrew Reeder on November 10, 1854. The categories for information in the census were name, occupation, age, gender, emigrated from, native of United States, naturalized citizen, declarant (intention to become a citizen), Negro, slave, and voter. Only white males over twenty-one were eligible to vote. The districts used for the census were the same as the election districts. A statistical summary of the census followed the enumeration pages. For District 16, the place of election was the house of Keller & Kyle, in Leavenworth City. The boundaries of each district were described in Governor Reeder's proclamation, and it is difficult to determine what counties were in each district. The description of the District 16 follows: "Commencing at the mouth of Salt Creek; thence up said creek to the Military road; thence along the middle of said road to the lower crossing of Stranger Creek; thence up said creek to the line of the late Kickapoo reservation; and thence along the said line to the Thirteenth District; and thence by the same along a line corresponding to the courses of Stranger Creek, and keeping three miles west thereof, the Kansas River; thence down the Kansas River to the Missouri River to the place of beginning."


Township Map of Kansas

Township Map of Kansas
Creator: Mendenhall, E.
Date: 1856
This sectional map of the Kansas Territory is compiled from field notes in the U.S. Surveyor General's office in observance by Geo N. Propper. County boundaries, Indian boundaries, rail roads, emigrant routes and common roads are identified.


Wells' new sectional map of Kansas

Wells' new sectional map of Kansas
Creator: Wells, J.G.
Date: 1858
This map depicts the towns, rivers, roads and railroad routes in the counties of northeast and southeast Kansas. Some of the points of interest included the Ft. Riley and Kansas City Railroad, Emmigrant Road to Santa Fe, the Leavenworth and Ft. Riley Road, the Osawatomie and Kansas City Road and the Galveston and Kansas City Railroad.


William Clark to John H. Eaton

William Clark to John H. Eaton
Creator: Clark, William, 1770-1838
Date: February 22, 1830
In this letter, Superintendent of Indian Affairs William Clark wrote to John Eaton, Secretary of War, concerning the removal of the Delaware and Kickapoo tribes to lands west of the Mississippi River. Both tribes were anxious to settle in Indian Territory (present-day Kansas) and to receive their annuity payments from the government. This letter also describes where the Kickapoo and Delaware would eventually settle in Kansas.


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