Chapman Center for Rural Studies

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Chapman Center for Rural Studies

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  • Native Stone Scenic Byway Committee; Brokesh, Dea (2021)
    Dea "Dede" Brokesh, President of LDB Landscape Architecture & Engineering, LLP, Manhattan, KS, is the Project Director. She developed the idea for the project, wrote the grant, interviewed people, transcribed interviews, ...
  • Schnee, Angela (Kansas State University, The Chapman Center for Rural Studies, 2010-09)
    Two towns located five miles apart make for instant rivals. Located in Riley County, the towns of Leonardville and Riley competed to establish a post office and attract the attention of a railroad. Leonardville won the ...
  • Schofield, Brooke (Kansas State University, The Chapman Center for Rural Studies, 2011-09)
    Larkinburg is a small, unincorporated hamlet that straddles the county line between Jackson County and Atchison County, Kansas. In its prime, Larkinburg had a population of about 200. The town was named after M.E. Larkin, ...
  • VanGilder, Jeremiah T. (Kansas State University, The Chapman Center for Rural Studies, 2011-03)
    This study will focus on Lasita, Fancy Creek Township, Riley County, Kansas. Lasita is an example of a typical turn of the 20th century rural town where the railroad influenced the establishment and prosperity of the town, ...
  • Engle, Erinn (Kansas State University, The Chapman Center for Rural Studies, 2016-09)
    As the stage for Bleeding Kansas, Lane, Kansas in Franklin County’s Pottawatomie Township has seen times of violent bloodshed, times of booming prosperity, and times of quiet solitude. Lane has a rich history of business, ...

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