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Germans after 1848

The Spirit of the 1848 Revolutions in "Bleeding Kansas"

(Texts used with permission of the Society for German-American Studies.)

Moritz Harttmann (1817–1900) in Kansas: "A Forgotten German Pioneer of Lawrence and Humboldt" (pdf)
      by Frank Baron and Scott Seeger

German Republicans and Radicals in the Struggle for a Slave-Free Kansas: Charles F. Kob and August Bondi (pdf)
      by Frank Baron

Wegweiser für Ansiedler in Territorium Kansas (1857) (pdf)
with annotations by G. Scott Seeger; excerpts translated by Julia Trumpold and William Keel
      by Karl Friedrich Kob

Experts from the Autbiography of August Bondi, 1833-1907 (pdf)
excerpted with annotations and index by Frank Baron
      by August Bondi

Abraham Lincoln and the German Immigrants: Turners and Forty-Eighters (pdf)
      by Frank Baron

James H. Lane and the Origins of the Kansas Jayhawk (pdf)
      by Frank Baron

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