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Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company bridge, Fort Madison, Iowa

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company bridge, Fort Madison, Iowa
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1940s and 1950s
This black and white photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company bridge over the Mississippi River at Fort Madison, Iowa.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company yards, Fort Madison, Iowa

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company yards, Fort Madison, Iowa
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1910
This plat shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company yards in Fort Madison, Iowa. For this digital copy, a blue print copy of the original drawing was converted to a positive image to make it easier to read.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Railway Company bridge, Fort Madison, Iowa

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Railway Company bridge, Fort Madison, Iowa
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1940s and 11950s
These two black and white photographs show the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company bridge over the Mississippi River at Fort Madison, Iowa.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Red Cross

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Red Cross
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to the Red Cross. Topics in the correspondence cover but is not limited to disaster relief plans, Mississippi Valley Flood relief in 1927, and tornado disaster relief. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Prairie Band of Potawatomie Indians

Prairie Band of Potawatomie Indians
Creator: Connelley, William Elsey, 1855-1930
Date: 1917
This item was written by William Elsey Connelley of the Kansas State Historical Society It covers the history of the Prairie Band of Potawatomie Indians then located on the reservation in Jackson County, Kansas.


Robert Simerwell to Reverend S.M. Cane

Robert Simerwell to Reverend S.M. Cane
Creator: Simerwell, Robert, 1786-1868
Date: April 11, 1833
In this letter to Reverend S.M. Cane, Robert Simerwell explains that he has just visited a number of Potawatomis encamped along the Wabash River in perparation for a move west of the Mississippi River as soon as the U.S. Government "will provide means." Simerwell states that the Potawatomis are ready to start their journey, but must depend on the U.S. Government for protection because they are fearful of the possibility of being harmed by "Indians who delight in spilling blood."


The Indian tribes of Kansas

The Indian tribes of Kansas
Creator: Howes, Cecil, 1880-1950
Date: 1940-1950
This item was written by Charles Cecil Howes sometime after World War II in order to educate the public about the Native American tribes in Kansas. As Howes indicates, the "fourth Saturday of September of each year has been designated by the Kansas legislature as American Indian Day when the schools and the public are to make proper observance in honor of the Native Americans and their service to the country. Most patriotic organizations and many of the schools provide special programs for the day particularly honoring the thousands of Indians who served well and honorably in two World Wars."


The original settlers and history of the Delaware Reserve

The original settlers and history of the Delaware Reserve
Creator: Green, Charles R.
Date: Between 1900 and 1920
This item contains a thorough account of the original settlers and the history of the Delaware Reserve. Written by historian Charles R. Green, this item contains a rather detailed look at the area that had been occupied for some time by the Delaware tribe following their move West, which was necessitated by the increasing number of white settlers on the eastern coasts of the United States.


To all whom it may concern, Wyandott Reservations west of the Missouri River

To all whom it may concern, Wyandott Reservations west of the Missouri River
Creator: Lykins, Johnston, 1800?-1876
Date: September 01, 1855
In this item, a copy of the original, Johnston Lykins issues notice that the Department of Interior is moving to protect the "rights of the Wyandott Indians reserves, their heirs or legal Representatives, as intended by the 14th article of the treaty of March 17, 1842, and also the location of the same as intended by the 9th article of the treaty of January 31st. 1855."


United States Office of Indian Affairs, Central Superintendency, St. Louis, Missouri. Volume 32, Claims under 1824 Sac and Fox Treaty

United States Office of Indian Affairs, Central Superintendency, St. Louis, Missouri. Volume 32, Claims under 1824 Sac and Fox Treaty
Creator: United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Central Superintendency
Date: 1828-1837
This volume of miscellaneous papers from the United States Office of Indian Affairs, Central Superintendency, St. Louis, Missouri, includes a record of documents and correspondence relating to claims of half-breed Indians, under the Sac & Fox treaty of 1824, to a tract of land between the Des Moines River and the Mississippi River. A searchable, full-text version of this volume is available by clicking "Text Version" below. Partial funding for the digitization of these records was provided by the National Park Service.


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