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Author Ringer, Roger L.

Title Kansas oddities : Just Bill the acting rooster, the locusts plagues of Grasshopper Falls, naturalist camps, and more / Roger L. Ringer.

Imprint Charleston, SC : The History Press, 2018.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Kansas Collection  K 978.1 Rin    ---  Available
Description 176 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliography and index.
Summary Touch down at Dead Cow International Airport and sample the state's bumper crop of bizarre history. The most commonplace sights contain unlikely stories, from the bulldozer's Morrowsville origins to the sunflower's journey from outlawed weed to state symbol. Some of this heritage lies submerged or buried, like the world's only saltwater spring that now sits at the bottom of a man-made lake. Rumored caches of the Fleagle Gang's loot still draw treasure hunters in spades. From mariachi legends to rodeo roundups, Roger Ringer gathers in a vast and varied harvest of Kansas lore.
Subject Kansas.
Kansas -- History.
Kansas -- Folklore.
Added Author Penner, Marci, forward.
ISBN 9781540234179

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