Without the help of you -- our gracious
contributors, this web site, nor any future publication would be
successful. I am so grateful to ALL of you!!! Thank you so
Betty Daniel Gudat, who very
graciously contributed the vintage photographs of
Kansas. Mrs. Gudat was born at
and her father was stationed there until the 1920's when World War II
began. Mrs. Gudat is now a resident of San Antonio,
Texas. Thank you, dear reader, for your contribution!
Sarah Ann Lock, who is a descendent
of the semi-ghost town of
Kansas. Sarah added additional factional information and legends to our article. Thanks, Sarah!
Carol Brook, who added some great
information to our
Kansas Hauntings. Thank you Carol.
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Nashville Tennessee, 1990
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Highway - The Spirits of Route 66; 1999; Golden West Publishers,
Jameson, W.C.; Buried
Treasures of the Great Plains; August House Publishers, Inc.; Little
Rock, Arkansas, 1998.
Myers, Roger; Dodge City Shootout: The Deaths of Levi
Richardson and Frank Loving;
Ford County Historical Society.
Pollard, William C. Jr;
Kansas Forts During the Civil War; a paper presented at the
Fourteenth Annual Mid-America Conference on History at the University of Kansas, September, 1992.
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Rest For the Wicked; White Chapel Press, 2001.
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Town—Almost: The Depression
Hits a Negro Town; Opportunity, Journal of Negro Life; September
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Atchison, Kansas Website
The Bloody Benders
Ford County Historical
Ghosts of the
The Kansas Collection
Kansas Geological Survey
Kansas State Historical
Leisure and Sport
New Deal Network