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1. Walter Bales Walter Bales Biographical information about Walter Bales, arriving from Tennessee in 1831 and becoming justice of the peace and Jackson County Judge in 1848. "Robbed by bushwhackers" in 1863, died in 1887.

2. Bushwhackers Bushwhackers Information about the guerilla warfare between the Missouri Bushwhackers and the Kansas Jayhawkers prior to and during the Civil War.

3. William Quantrill William Quantrill Newspaper clippings with photos, illustrations, and information about William Quantrill (1837-1865), a leader of Confederate Bushwhackers in guerrilla warfare during the Civil War in Missouri and Kansas....

4. Cole Younger Cole Younger Photos, illustrations, and information on Thomas Coleman Younger, or Cole Younger (1844-1916), a Kansas City area outlaw. Native of Lee's Summit, Missouri joining William Quantrill's Confederate guerrillas...

5. History of Johnson County, Kansas History of Johnson County, Kansas //1915 Item describing three Confederate guerilla raids into Gardner, Kansas, a town on the Santa Fe Trail some 30 miles southwest of Kansas City, Missouri.

6. History of Johnson County, Kansas History of Johnson County, Kansas //1915 Historical description of the town of Aubry, Kansas, which was located approximately 20 miles south of Kansas City, Missouri on the Kansas side of the state line. Due to its proximity to Missouri, the...

7. Origin of the Name "Jayhawker," and How It Came to Be Applied to the People of Kansas Origin of the Name "Jayhawker," and How It Came to Be Applied to the People of Kansas //1918 Essay about "the origin of the name 'Jayhawker,'" referring to the organization in Kansas Territory "brought together for mutual defense against the incursions of parties known as border ruffians of Missouri."...

8. Reminiscences of the Women of Missouri during the Sixties Reminiscences of the Women of Missouri during the Sixties //192? Stories of terrorizing of Missouri women by military men from both sides: "Jayhawkers" and "Bushwhackers" during the war.

9. William Quantrill William Quantrill 1865-1942 A collection of photocopied newspaper articles, primarily from local newspapers, centered on the life and activities of William C. Quantrill. Each article is annotated with its source and date of publication....

10. Quantrill's Black Oath Quantrill's Black Oath 1882 Quote and description of the "Black Oath" of Quantrill's Bushwhackers, with an illustration of the "Black Flag" of "Quantrell."

11. Quantrill's Guerrillas Quantrill's Guerrillas 1882 Portraits and brief descriptions of John Jarrette (later a sheep rancher in Arizona), Allen Parmer (later a cattle rancher in Texas marrying "Miss Susan James, a sister of Frank and Jesse" in Kansas City),...

12. Quantrill's Band of Guerrillas Quantrill's Band of Guerrillas 1882 Portraits and brief descriptions of Arch Clements (surviving the Centralia Massacre), Fletcher Taylor (later a "wealthy miner"), and Clark Hockensmith (killed with Quantrill in Kentucky), members of William...

13. William (Bloody Bill) Anderson William (Bloody Bill) Anderson 1882 Portrait and description of William Anderson, or Bloody Bill Anderson as a member of William Quantrill's guerrillas at the Centralia Massacre before being killed "in attempting to cross the Missouri near...

14. Jesse Hamlett Jesse Hamlett 1893 Charcoal portrait of Jesse Hamlett (sometimes spelled Hamlet) in suit coat, vest, tie, and hat. The drawing is signed by the artist with "93" immediately below the signature. At the bottom right corner,...

15. William (Bill) T. Anderson William (Bill) T. Anderson 1893 Charcoal portrait of Bill Anderson in jacket with top button closed, shirt, carvat, and a brimmed hat with a lone star on the upturned brim and embellished with an ostrich plume. The drawing is signed...

16. Benjamin (Ben) Broomfield Benjamin (Ben) Broomfield 1893 Charcoal portrait of Ben Broomfield with pullover shirt typical of the guerrillas, hat, and rifle. The drawing is signed by the artist with "93" immediately below the signature. At the bottom right corner,...

17. James (Jim) Robert Cummins James (Jim) Robert Cummins 1893 Charcoal portrait of James (Jim) Cummins (sometimes spelled Cummings) in suit coat and checked (?) shirt. The drawing is signed by the artist with "93" immediately below the signature. At the bottom right...

18. Alexander Franklin (Frank) James Alexander Franklin (Frank) James 1893 Charcoal portrait of Frank James dressed in what appears to be a Confederate cavalry uniform. Drawing is signed by the artist with "93" immediately below the signature. Not visible in the image is "Frank...

19. Fletcher Taylor with Frank and Jesse James Fletcher Taylor with Frank and Jesse James 1893 Charcoal drawing of three of Quantrill's guerrillas: Fletcher Taylor (left), Frank James (sitting), and Jesse James (right). Fletch and Jesse are dressed in suits and hats; Frank is hatless and in uniform....

20. Jesse James Jesse James 1893 Charcoal portrait of Jesse James dressed in suit coat, vest, shirt, tie, and hat. Drawing is signed by the artist with "93" immediately below the signature. At the bottom right corner, "Frank James" is...