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Born March 31, 1917, in Medicine Lodge, Dorothy Delay played the violin at age five. She later taught at Juilliard and Sarah Lawrence, many of her students became internationally known. She was the first woman to be regarded as a master violin teacher.

Dorothy Delay

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Soon after the Civil War began April 12, 1861, the safety of the nation’s capital and that of President Abraham Lincoln became of national concern. A group of Kansans helped form the Frontier Guard, perhaps an early version of the Secret Service.

Frontier Guard

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