Great Plains Originals: Historic Documents from America’s Heartland
From wild Westerners to patriots and protesters, the National Archives – Central Plains Region opens its storehouse of American history in the pages of Great Plains Originals: Historic Documents from America's Heartland.
This colorful book boasts a parade of the choicest items held by the Archives’ in Kansas City. You’ll find Buffalo Bill and Walt Disney, tarred-and-feathered farmers, aging Civil War veterans who had to register as enemy aliens, and scores more gems of Americana.
In the 200 full-color pages of Great Plains Originals, author Brian Burnes tells the story of each photograph, illustration, document and artifact — all assembled by the archives from Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, Minnesota and the Dakotas.
Written by Brian Burnes, Kansas City Star reporter and edited by Monroe Dodd, Kansas City Star editor. Published by Star Books.