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KC Unbound Blog
Book Review: Soldiers’ Pay by William Faulkner Soldiers’ Pay by William Faulkner

With this first novel, see what William Faulkner was like before he became the guardian of Yoknapatawpha County and perhaps the greatest of all American novelists.

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This Month in the Civil War on the Western Border
This Month in the Civil War on the Western Border
May 1865
The Confederate government collapses, people in Kansas and Missouri try to rebuild, and some Missouri bushwhackers continue fighting. Read More...

 

This Week in KC History
Heeding the Call Chester Arthur Franklin

May 6, 1919: Chester Franklin publishes the first edition of the Kansas City Call, a weekly newspaper and will go on to advocate for Kansas City’s African American community.

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1864: The Year of Decision? 1864: The Year of Decision?

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