1930 Census of Merchant Seamen

1930 Census of Merchant Seamen Name Index (M1932, RG 029, 3 rolls. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.) This is an Index of Seamen who’s birth place was listed as Kansas.  Information found at the top of each Merchant Seamen schedules: Name and address of owner or operator of vessel Name of vessel Date of enumeration Name of enumerator, usually his signature and/or typewritten name The home port of the vessel (If the vessel did not have a regular home port then the name of the port in which the vessel was anchored on the census day or from […]

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Kansas History

“Sunny Kansas, with her woes and glory.” This is an attempt to commence at the beginning and continue to the end of the 19th Century in writing an online Kansas history. A careful study of events will show that the destiny of Kansas was closely bound up with the political developments in Missouri for a period of nearly half a century. Many of the transactions of early times are here first brought into their proper relations in a narrative history of Kansas. Some of these are the accounts of Quivira, of Louisiana, of the Santa Fe and Oregon Trails, of

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