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Title: The People Came (1997)
Author: Osborne County Genealgoical & Historical Society.
Price: $60.00
Description: Biographical book of county families containing thousands of names. Hardback, 583 pages.

Title: Osborne County Kansas, Volume 1 & 2, (1870-1930)
Author: Osborne County Genealogical & Historical Society
Price: $64.00
Description: Sequel biographical book to "The People Came". Hardback, 835 pages

Title: Osborne County Cemeteries (1997)
Author: Osborne Co. Genealogical & Historical Society
Price $15.00
Description: Listing many of the burials found in the county's 41 cemeteries. Spiralbound

Title: Leaves of Lineage Quarterly
Author: Osborne County Genealgoical & Historical Society
Price $1.00 per Quarterly
Description: We have a large volume of back issues of the Society's quarterly from the past 30 years. Get yours today!

Title: A History of the 1871 Pennsylvania Colony of Osborne County Kansas (1997)
Author: Von Rothenburger
Price $18.00
Description: Stories and Family Genealogies of the initial 46 members of the colony that set out from Reading, Pennsylvania, in 1871 and founded the city of Osborne, Kansas. Includes reprint of "the Minute Book" the actual minutes of the colony's meetings held from April 1871 thorugh April 1872

Title: Lincoln Park Chautauqua: Everyman's Universty (2007)
Author: Darrel Miller
Price $27.00
Description: A history of the Chautauqua park that existed between Cawker City and Downs in North Central Kansas from 1896 through 1970 and one of only two ourdoor Chautauquas in the nation. With illistrations. 176 pages. Softbound.

Title: Live on Covert Creek (2008)
Author: Mona Winder Kennedy
Price $18.00
Description: An autobiography detailing a young girl's life on a farm in central Osborne County, Kansas from the 1030s through the 1950s. 70 pages. Spiralbound.

Title: A Moritz Family History
Author: Henry & Anna (Hake) Moritz
Price $25.00
Description: Includes the descendants of Henry C. and Anna M. (Hake) Moritz. Spiralbound

Title: Mt. Ayr: A Kansas Quaker Community
Author: Members of the Mt. Ayr Friends Church
Price $11.00
Description: Celebrating the 125th anniversary of this historic rural Osborne County Church. Spiralbound

Title: Original Landowners of Osborne County, Kansas
Author: Compiled by Mildred Minear
Price $12.00
Description: Plat maps of each township showing the first landowners in the county. Spiralbound.

Title: Osborne County Revisited (1971)
Author: Gladys (Buck) Enoch
Price $18.00
Description: A general history of the county [Caution: no primary or secondary documentation provided].

Title: Programs for All Occasions (2008)
Author: Awyn Ayers
Price $18.00
Description: Awyn shares her nearly 30 years of experience in creating programs for senior centers, chruches, and schools in this how-to-book. Stuck for an idea? Can't come up with a theme? This is the book for you? 80 pages. Spiralbound

Title: Sod and Stubble: The Unabridge and Annotated Edition (1996)
Author: John Isle with additional material by Von Rothenberger
Price: $20.00
Description: The acclaimed Kansas classic that tells of Henry and Rosa Ise's efforts to rais a family while homesteading on the Great Plains of North America. The setting for the book is in Ross Township of Osborne County. First published in 1936. Softbound.

Title: Sod-House Days: Letters from a Kansas Homesteader 1877-789 (1983)
Author: Howard Ruede, edited by John Ise
Price: $18.00
Description: The acclaimed Kansas classic that tells of Henry and Rosa Ise's efforts to raise a family while homesteading on the Great Plains of North America. The setting for the book is in the Ross Township of Osborne County. First published in 1936. Softbound.

Title: Weaving the Common Threads of Solomon Valley Fabric
Author: Solomon Valley and Highway 24 Heritage Alliance
Price: $15.00
Description: The stories of 24 communities along U.S. Highway 24 in the Solomon Valley of North CEntral & Northwest Kansas. Spiralbound.

Title: Osborne County, Kansas Nineteeth Century Marriages, 1872-1899 (2008)
Author: Compiled by Von Rothenberger
Price $18.00
Description: Lists the first 25 years of marriage licenses returned to the Osborne County Probate Court. First half of the book is listed alphabetical by groom with the second half by bride. Spiralbound.

Title: Nineteenth Century Veterans Buried in Osborne County, Kansas (2006)
Author: Von Rothenburger
Price: $10.00
Description: An A to Z listing by surname of some 1,000 veterans buried in the county who were involved in U.S. military conflicts from the Revolutionary War through 1899. Gives known information on each veteran. Softbound.

Title: Twentieth Century Military Veterans Known Buried in Osborne County, Kansas (2008)
Author: Compiled by Von Rothenburger
Price $18.00
Description: An A to Z listing by surname of some 2,000 veterans buried in the county who were involved in U.S. military conflicts from 1901 through 1999. Gives known information on each veteran. Spiralbound.

Title: Images of America, Osborne County, Kansas
Author: Von Rothenberger
Price: $21.00
Description: Rare photograph of Osborne County people, places and events. Softbound.

Title: The Kansas Guidebook for Explorers
Author: Marci Penner
Price: Call
Description:
Other Books Author Price
I Love Kansas, History Made, History Remembered, Planes, Trains, Fords, Drugs, Theology Rev. Richard Taylor $12.00
Marriage Made in Eden Alice P. Mathews and M. Gay Hubbard $17.00

Cook Books Author Price
Marvels in the Kitchen: Refreshment for Body and Soul Marvel Potter $15.00
Recipes Remembered Fern Storer $25.00
Recipes from the Ktichen of Family & Friends, Natoma Heritage Seekers Cookbook Natoma Heritage Seekers of Natoma, Kansas $12.50
Recipies from theKitchen of Family & Friends, Treasures from Patriotic Hearts VFW Auxiliary #7743 and American Legion Auxiliary #49 $10.00

Gifts Author Price
Postcards featuring General Kansas Scenes, Patriotic Images or Osborne County Courthouse Various $0.25
Bird House: Large wooden with painted images Herk Conn and Barbara Wilson $15.00
Bird House: Small wooden with painted images Herk Conn and Barbara Wilson $4.00
Pencil Holder: Well Irrigation Cup Craft $4.00
Sunflower Pins Craft $1.00
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