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Kansas Historical Quarterly - Summer 1972

Kansas Historical Quarterly, Summer 1972

Volume 38

Summer 1972, No. 2

Cover and contents

John W. Ripley, "The Art of Postcard Fakery," p. 129.

J. N. Bourassa, "'The Life of Wah-Bahn-Se: The Warrior Chief of the Pottawatamies'," p. 132.

Weymouth T. Jordan, Jr., ed., "A Soldier's Life on the Indian Frontier, 1876-1878: Letters of 2nd Lt. C. D. Cowles," p. 144.

Kenneth E. Miller, "Danish Socialism and the Kansas Prairie," p. 156.

Gregory J. Stuckey, "Fighting Against War: The Mennonite Vorwaerts From 1914 to 1919," p. 169.

William E. Powell, "Former Mining Communities of the Cherokee- Crawford Coal Field of Southeastern Kansas," p. 187. (Volunteer: Marilyn Payne)

Ruth Gleason, "Recent Additions to the Library," p. 200.

Bypaths of Kansas History, p. 235.

Kansas History as Reported in the Press, p. 237.

Kansas Historical Notes, p. 243


The Cover

And even postcard manufacturers enjoyed their license! Two postcards made from the same negative, the upper as the picture was actually snapped (but with color added), the lower converted to a night scene with moonlight and other effects.

The View: Looking North from the intersection of Eighth street and Kanas avenue, Topeka, about 1906.

Once when John W. Ripley, owner of the slides, showed these with others to Topeka businessmen hearty laghter broke out. Present was the long-time owner of the store at the lower right, and the cry went up that he would soon be having a fire sale!