More about Leavenworth County…
- In addition to advertisements and information about various civic institutions in Leavenworth, this city directory also contained a historical sketch of the city attributed to H. Miles Moore, one of Leavenworth’s early settlers. Some women are listed in the directory if they operated a business such as a boarding house, if they had a job, or, apparently, if they were widowed or unmarried. The “business mirror” section listed individual businesses grouped by the type of business or profession. The appendix included a listing of city and county officials and community institutions. The volume contained a number of ads for businesses in St. Louis, Missouri. The item referenced a map that was supposed to serve as a street guide but it was not contained in the KSHS copy of this item.
- This atlas shows maps of each township with the names of landowners. It has a patrons’ directory, portraits of residents, and plats of towns in the year of publication.
- Leavenworth, Kans. N. E. fr. Lawrence Ave. and Cherokee St.
- With dates of the last survey.