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Clarina Nichols: Frontier Crusader for Women's Rights
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,940. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2016 by Quindaro Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » History » Biography
The true story of the world's first women's rights movement — and the forgotten pioneer who moved that movement to the West. Diane Eickhoff's beloved biography of Clarina Nichols is available for the first time in an edition for young readers.
Firebrand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,010. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2016 by Quindaro Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
1848. The Bondi family is leaving for a better life in America. But 15-year-old Anschl doesn’t want to go. He’s found his life’s purpose in Vienna, fighting on the barricades against a tyrant king. But Anschl is about to confront an even more monstrous evil in his adopted land — slavery — and the fight will take him to Kansas and the army of the notorious John Brown. Based on a true story.
Vinegar Gang Lynching - Sis Vinegar's Story (Based On True Events)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,700. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
On June 2, 1882 at about 9:30 p.m., David Bausman met death at the Kaw River while engaging in sexual intercourse with 14 year-old Sis Vinegar. On June 10, 1882 at about 1:00 a.m., a mob broke into the Douglas County Jail, removed and lynched the Vinegar Gang men for the death, the motive being robbery. Branded a prostitute, beggar, and a thief, Sis Vinegar never got to tell her story, until now.
John Brown Sparked The Civil War In Kansas
Price: Free! Words: 28,110. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
American history portrays abolitionist John Brown as a madman, insane killer, and vicious fanatic. Brown’s legendary status was birthed during the Bleeding Kansas Civil War. Historians' rigid narratives fail to capture the passions of John Brown the man, father, husband, and the friend. This novel puts the reader by John Brown's side as he and his sons navigate his tortuous Kansas years.
Last Lynching On Mount Oread
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,870. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
One Negro student overcame impossible odds and became the first black man to be admitted to the law school, but he failed to escape the noose of a lynch rope, cutting his college career short. This tale details the universitiy's attempt to cover up the lynching, and the efforts of the city's only Negro police officer to bring the lynchers to justice.
The Kaw Valley Scandal
Price: Free! Words: 13,420. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
A negro maid is killed by the husband of a prominent, white family. Evidence reveals that the dead woman was actually from the husband's past. A secret jury was revived and empaneled to ensure the prominent white man's acquittal. Lawrence's mayor, sensing upheaval in the negro community, hires John Mercer Langston, negro lawyer, and Sam Jeans, negro policeman, to deliver justice.
Secret of The KU Catacombs
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,470. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
It is said that the miles of steam tunnels winding their way under the Kansas University Campus were home to escaped convicts, the homeless, and misfits. The mysteries of the labyrinth are a constant source of intrigue for students and faculty alike. After a startling discovery, university officials now keep the tunnel entrances a secret, and this tale exposes the reason why.
Eldridge House Disappearances
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,540. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00)
Owned by Shalor Eldridge, lives were lost when Missouri Border Ruffians destroyed the hotel with a canon on May 21, 1856. More citizens died when Quantrill burned the hotel to the ground in 1863. It is no secret that forlorn ghosts of the dearly departed haunt the rooms of the famous Lawrence hotel. This tale brings to light the origin of the most famous ghost story surrounding the Eldridge Hotel.
The Man Who Tamed Lawrence
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,230. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00)
The Man Who Tamed Lawrence is an historical fiction tale about a remarkable, Negro police detective who rose to prominence a Lawrence, Kansas in spite of a climate of widespread discrimination and segregation.
Warning Shots
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,960. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Aella is a sixteen year old girl who has witnessed the worst things a girl her age can witness, the onslaught of the American Civil War. In this compelling monodrama from acclaimed playwright Everett Robert, Aella recounts her experiences witnessing the two attacks on Lawrence, KS and the lessons she has learned from them. This piece is perfect for the young, female actor.