Recent Submissions

  • Searching for an identity in this wilderness: A comparative history of Black counter-identity movements in twentieth century America 

    Nelson, Eddie J. (Wichita State University, 2022-05)
    This thesis examines three African American counter identity organizations that contributed distinct responses to the overt displays of White racism during the early twentieth century. Moreover, this thesis explores the ...
  • Williamina Parrish: Artist, photographer, mentour 

    Swink, Rhenee C. (Wichita State University, 2022-05)
    Williamina Parrish was a St. Louis artist active in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century that became known nationally and internationally for use of photography as a medium of art. As a photographic artist she ...
  • Native American colonization 

    Paintin, McKenna (Wichita State University, 2022-05)
    The United States launched a multi-pronged genocide against the Native Americans in order to achieve Manifest Destiny. It was not political manipulation nor economic dependency nor cultural genocide alone that forced the ...
  • A pioneer history of Hamilton County, Kansas 

    Chollar, William F. (Wichita State University, 1941-06)
  • George M. Hoover, Dodge City pioneer 

    Gribble, Gerald (Wichita State University, 1940-06)
  • The history of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Wichita, Kansas, 1888-1900 

    Lake, Sister M. Victoria (Wichita State University, 1937-06)
    This history of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Wichita tends quite simply to shape and preserve the principal events which marked the time from the organization of the Community in Abilene in 1888, to the establishment ...
  • William Greiffenstein and the founding of Wichita 

    McIssac, Robert H. (Wichita State University, 1937-06)
    In this account of the life of one of the pioneers and founders of Wichita, I have attempted to depict some of the characteristics which were necessary for the success of the pioneer fathers and some of the hardships and ...
  • Pioneer history of Medicine Lodge 

    Miller, Percy S. (Wichita State University, 1936-06)
  • The Wichita real estate boom 

    Long, Earl V. M. (Wichita State University, 1931-05)
    In treating the Wichita real estate boom, I was particularly impressed with the fact that so many intelligent people were caught in that fever of speculation, who were ordinarily of calculating temperament . Many probably ...
  • A history of the First Presbyterian church of Wichita, Kansas 

    Stone, Ruth S. (Wichita State University, 1935-07)
    The history of the First Presbyterian Church is of special interest to Wichita, not only from a standpoint of its contribution to the betterment of the social and religious work in the community, but from a historical ...
  • Serving up a slice of entrepreneurship on campus: The new Pizza Hut museum 

    Abdinnour, Sue; Meinecke, Rachelle; Parcell, Lisa; Price, Jay M. (University of California Press, 2022-02-01)
    An interdisciplinary team at Wichita State University with individuals from the departments of Business, Communication, History, and Museum Studies worked with a design firm to rehabilitate the first Pizza Hut into a museum, ...
  • The history of education in Wichita to 1900 

    White, Nellie M. (Wichita State University, 1933-06)
    As the years pass by the past tends to become extinct so that precautions must be taken to preserve the evidences or to record that which has happened. This duty falls largely upon the historian. Thus far only brief and ...
  • History of Elk County, Kansas 

    Neeland, Mary A. (Wichita State University, 1933-05)
    Kansas History as a record, including chronicles of the counties, has been very briefly treated. Elk County has received very little consideration in the affairs of the state, and, yet it has several outstanding facts ...
  • Early immigration to Kansas 

    Fast, Ezra L. (Wichita State University, 1933-06)
  • Pioneer history of Kingman 

    Lowe, Jessie H. (Wichita State University, 1933)
  • The Little Arkansas Peace Treaty, 1865 

    Miller, George W. (Wichita State University, 1933-05)
    It has been said that history, like charity, begins at home. It is the hope of the author that this thesis will preserve a portion of local history for some future historian to enlarge upon. The relation of the government ...
  • The life of the Kansas pioneer women 

    Lambky, Florence (Wichita State University, 1933-05)
    The history or the west has received a new impetus as a result of the works of Frederick Jackson Turner , Walter Prescott Webb , Stuart Henry, and other historians. Pioneer women might be said to hold a subordinate ...
  • Corporation farming in Kansas 

    Miller, Emy K. (Wichita State University, 1933-05)
    Ever since early in the twentieth century, when Mark Carleton introduced the hard Russian Wheat to the Kansas plains farmer , Kansas has been increasing its wheat acreage. The growing of wheat is now one of the most ...
  • Charles F. Hyde, Colwich pioneer 

    Allen, Donald R. (Wichita State University, 1933-05)
    Living as he did the life of a leader among men, the influence of Charles Fletcher Hyde can not be estimated. That he was strong amidst the strength of the pioneer, that he led in the organization of all worthy activities, ...
  • Government treatment of the Osages to 1830 

    Martin, Ramona I. (Wichita State University, 1934-07)
    Herein is an attempt to show just how these influences affected the Osages and what degree of success the Government attained in handling the Osages problem during about the first thirty years of United States’ supervision ...

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