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  • Popenoe, Charles Holcomb
    Introduction: During the fall of 1904 it became my task to travel to the town of Kinsley, Edwards Co. Kansas, in order to investigate the depredations of the kangaroo rats (Perodipus richardsoni) in the sand hills near the ...
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    McCrea, McLeod Wilson
    Introduction: No one wonders than so well a developed agricultural state as ours should have an agricultural college; but a great many persons are surprised that anyone should attend such a college. Kansas people are always ...
  • Smith, George Wildman
    Introduction: Less than a century ago, Kansas was included in what was then known as the Great American Desert, and as such, was inhabited only by the wild forms of animal life, and was ruled over and roamed over by the Indians.
  • Shull, C.W.
    Introduction: While Kansas as a state is rapidly taking high rank among her sister states by reason of her natural wealth, her agricultural and stock interests, and her intelligent energetic people; she does not as yet ...
  • Munger, Lewis J.
    Introduction: KANSAS AS A SHEEP FEEDING STATE. 1. The importance of the sheep feeding industry in the state results from a combination of natural conditions that has made Kansas one of the great meat producing states of ...
  • Reed, Elias W.
    Introduction: Kansas is a part of what was once called the “Great American Desert” and portions of it are yet believed by many to be useless for anything but grazing. But let the person who has such an idea look at a map ...
  • Masters, Claud
    Introduction: Much has been written on the subject of forestry, but very little that has been applied directly to the conditions and needs of our own state. The object of this thesis is to take up the conditions as we find ...
  • Norton, J.B.
    Introduction: Last summer, while working on the collection of Myriapoda in the Kansas Agricultural College museum, my aroused interest led to a somewhat extended collection of Riley County forms of this group. This collection, ...
  • Norton, John Bitting Smith
    Introduction: The sweets are among the most important fungi to man, economically. Millions of dollars are lost annually on account of their savages among the cultivated crops. The study of their life history has been of ...
  • Hill, Grace Edna
    Introduction: The history of the Women of Kansas is so interwoven with the history of the state that it is almost impossible to tell their story without giving a part as the whole of the history of Kansas. It would take ...
  • Kellogg, George Henry
    Introduction: The world of today is constantly called upon to rectify the mistakes of the past. These mistakes often involve great problems but the progress of the ages is measured by the solutions. We cannot hope to solve ...
  • Nicholson, Rachel Gertrude
    Introduction: The purpose of a kitchen garden is not the production of vegetables to supply the market but to supply the home table demand. In raising vegetables for home use the expenditure of time and money is amply ...
  • Justin, Miner M.
    Introduction: At no time in the history of the world has the product of human industry been so great as at the present. The fullest cooperation ever known and the ingenious machinery to be found in all branches of production ...
  • Bayless, Jessie Geneva
    Introduction: Our first, most endearing, and most sacred associations, are connected with gardens, our most simple and most refined perception of beauty are combined with them. Landscape Gardening, which is an artistic ...
  • Marty, Charles Sumner
    Introduction: In writing on Landscape Gardening, my object is to call the attention of the farmers to an art which in the past, has been much use the present is in its dawn, and promises a bright and glorious day for the ...
  • Jones, Marian Elizabeth
    Introduction: The problem whether or not woman will ever be able to compete with man in the pursuit of science, remains yet to be solved. Her first and greatest duty is in the home, and whatever pertains to the home she ...
  • Shelden, Olive Maria
    Introduction: Pompeii now the “city of the dead,” was an ancient city of Campania, situated on the Bay of Naples, in that region noted for its beauty and picturesqueness, and being in a little valley at the foot of Vesuvius. ...
  • Morgan, Arthur Houston
    Introduction: The question of public schools is one that interests the people of our land more than any other subject. The schooling of 85% of our population never goes beyond that gained in the public school. No other ...
  • Skinner, Perle Harrison
    Introduction: A trite proverb, and one quite frequently quoted in modern mechanical literature, is, "By the hammer and hand all the arts do stand.” These few words sum up a great deal of information concerning elementary ...
  • Hall, George Clifton
    Introduction: Law is the social tie between men and by its use man is enabled to accomplish more and more. When a law is properly made interpreted and applied for the one great purpose, to make it possible for men to live ...

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