The Pioneer Woman
In the frontier, this person saw a chance to raise a family in God's country.
The Pioneer Man
This person was lured to Kansas by the passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854, which allowed legal settlement of the Kansas and Nebraska territories by whites.
Mary Ann Bickerdyke
This woman gained fame as a nurse for the Union, patching up soldiers behind the lines and at the front.
The Water Witch
When families had difficulty finding a source of water on their land, they would employ the services of this person.
He was a New York philanthropist who was moved to action by the plight of the Kansas settlers during the Kansas Drought of 1860.
Sarah White and Anna Brewster Morgan
These two young pioneer women were kidnapped by Indians during the aggressions of the late 1860s.
The Circuit Rider
This person was an itinerant...
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