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1. Dust Storms: Part One, 1850-1860 Dust Storms: Part One, 1850-1860 May//1946 First of a three-part series of articles on dust storms in Kansas, including those affecting the Kansas City area from 1850 to 1860.

2. Ferries in Kansas: Part 1--Missouri River Ferries in Kansas: Part 1--Missouri River February 1933 First in a series of articles about ferries in Kansas, describing the history of those on the Missouri River.

3. First Newspapers in Kansas Counties First Newspapers in Kansas Counties February//1941 First in a series of articles about the "first" newspapers in Kansas counties, covering those in the Kansas City area including Leavenworth County, Kansas (the "Kansas Weekly Herald" in 1854), Atchison...

4. Mission Neosho: The First Kansas Mission Mission Neosho: The First Kansas Mission August//1935 Article about the Union Mission, a Presbyterian Indian mission established in 1820 "among the Osages on the Neosho river, near Fort Gibson, Indian territory," by "the United Foreign Missionary Society."...

5. Telegraph Beginnings in Kansas Telegraph Beginnings in Kansas Spring//1959 Article about the origins of telegraph lines in Kansas from extensions from Kansas City lines in the late 1850s by Charles Stebbins and the Western Union Telegraph Company.

6. The First Book on Kansas: The Story of Edward Everett Hale's "Kanzas and Nebraska" The First Book on Kansas: The Story of Edward Everett Hale's "Kanzas and Nebraska" May//1933 Review of the first book about Kansas (according to this source), entitled "Kanzas and Nebraska" and written by Edward Hale in 1854.

7. The First Kansas Band The First Kansas Band August//1936 Article about the first musical band in Kansas, led by Joseph Savage of Vermont on his river voyage through Kansas City in 1854 into Kansas Territory, playing songs along the way.

8. The Shawnee Sun: The First Indian-Language Periodical Published in the United States The Shawnee Sun: The First Indian-Language Periodical Published in the United States November//1933 Photo (of the first issue of the paper) and article about the "Shawnee Sun," the first newspaper published in an Indian language (Shawnee) in the United States, by Reverend Jotham Meeker at the Shawnee...