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Rooks County History Bibliography

Image of Kansas map with Rooks County highlighted.Applegate, Gertrude. Amboy. Plainville, KS: Author, n.d. (K/978.1/-R67/ Ap52/no. 10).

__________. Chalk Mound and Its Founders. Plainville, KS: Author, n.d. (K/978.1/-R67/Ap52/no. 9).

__________. Cresson Rooks County Ghost Town. Plainville, KS: Author, n.d. (K/978.1/-R67/Ap52/no. 7).

__________. East Plainville. Plainville, KS: Author, n.d. (K/978.1/-R67/ Ap52/no. 4).

__________. Mother Nature Becomes an Enemy: The Blizzard. Plainville, KS: Author, n.d. (K/978.1/-R67/Ap52/no. 11).

__________. Old Motor Ghost Town. Plainville, KS: Author, n.d. (K/978.1/-R67/Ap52/no. 8).

__________. Paradise Flats, Plainville. Plainville, KS: Author, n.d. (K/978.1/-R67/Ap52/no. 2).

__________. Rooks County and Stockton. Plainville, KS: Author, n.d. (K/978.1/-R67/Ap52/no. 1).

__________. Tales of Old Green Mound. Plainville, KS: Author, n.d. (K/978.1/-R67/Ap52/no. 12).

__________. The Webster Dam and a Transplanted Town. Plainville, KS: Author, n.d. (K/978.1/-R67/Ap52/no. 6).

__________. West Plainville. Plainville, KS: Author, n.d. (K/978.1/-R67/ Ap52/no. 3).

__________. Zurich. Plainville, KS: Author, n.d. (K/978.1/-R67/Ap52/no. 5).

Belisle, Pat and Barbara Balthazor. Centennial Highlights and History of Damar, Kansas: "Celebrating 100 Years," 1888-1988. Phillipsburg, KS: Phillipsburg County Review, 1989. (K/978.1/-R67/D18).

"Brief Notes of the History and Origin of the Rooks County Record." [Stockton] Rooks County Record. Mar. 14, 1940. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: S 1162).

Chambers, W.L. Niles of Nicodemus. Los Angeles, CA: Washington High School, n.d. (K/978.1/-R67/Pam.v.1/no. 2).

Decker, Eugene D. Mayors and Councilmen, Plainville, Kansas, 1889-1913. Topeka, KS: Author, 1978. (K/978.1/-R67/Mss./no. 3).

"Early Days on the Medicine." [Stockton] Rooks County Record. Oct. 17, 1946. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: S 1164).

Fesler, C.A. "The Great Fire: An Awful Holocaust of Homes, Property and Human Lives Palco Destroyed." [Stockton] Rooks County Record. Mar. 17, 1893. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: S 1144).

Gager, Joyce. The History of Woodston. Woodston, KS: Woodston Rural High School, 1956. (K/978.1/-R67/W868).

"How Rooks County Got Its Name." [Stockton] Rooks County Record. Sept. 6, 1973. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: S 1178).

Hughes, W.F. "Facts and Comments." [Stockton] Rooks County Record. Feb. 15 and July 12, 1934, Feb. 28, Mar. 7 and 14, Oct. 31 and Nov. 7, 1935, Jan. 28 and Nov. 11 and 18, 1937. [11 pp.]. Microfilm reels: S 1160 and S 1161).

Kansas State Historical Society. Rooks County Clippings, 1880-1999. (3 vols.). Topeka, KS: KSHS, n.d. (K/978.1/-R67/Clipp./v.1-3).

"List of Early Marriages (Jan. 7, 1874-Mar. 15, 1895)." [Stockton] Rooks County Record. Dec. 3, 1936. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: S 1160).

"Many Old Settlers at Annual Meeting." [Stockton] Rooks County Record. Oct. 12, 1939. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: S 1162).

McConnell, J.W. "Early Kansas Experiences." [Stockton] Rooks County Record. Mar. 22, 1912. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: S 1151).

__________. "McConnell and the Indians." [Stockton] Rooks County Record. Mar. 29, 1912. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: S 1151).

__________. "When Rooks County Was Young." [Stockton] Rooks County Record. Apr. 5, 1912. [1 p.]. (Microfilm reel: S 1151).

Mickey, F.S. Plainville, Kansas, Through the Camera. N.p.: Author, 1907. (K/978.1/-R67/Pam.v.1/no. 3).

Mickey Bros. Cheap Homes for Everybody, in Northwestern Kansas, Rooks County. Atchison, KS: Haskell Print Co., n.d. (K/978.1/-R67/ Pam.v.1/no. 1).

"Only 148 Votes Cast in First Election Held in Rooks County." [Stockton] Rooks County Record. Nov. 7, 1935. [2 pp.]. (Microfilm reel: S 1160).

Oliva, Leo E. Ash Rock and the Stone Church: The History of a Kansas Rural Community. Ellsworth, KS: Ellsworth Printing Co., 1983. (K/978.1/ -R67/As31).

Post card view of Main Street, Stockton, between 1946 and 1955_________. Stockton Heritage in Wood, Stone, and Brick: The Town and Its Historic Structures. Stockton, KS: Urban Study Project, 1985. (K/978.1/-R67/Pam.v.1/no.5).

__________. Stockton Heritage Walking Tour. Ellsworth, KS: Ellsworth Printing Co., 1985. (K/978.1/-R67/Pam.v.1/no. 6).

__________. Woodston: The Story of a Kansas Country Town, 1885-1985. Ellsworth, KS: Ellsworth Printing Co., 1985. (K/978.1/-R67/W868o).

Palco Centennial History Book Committee. Palco, Kansas, Centennial, Sept. 1988. N.p.: Author, 1988. (K/978.1/-R67/P173).

Plainville Centennial Committee. Plainville, Kansas, 1888-1988: The Pioneer Spirit Continues. Topeka, KS: Josten's Publications, 1988. (K/978.1/-R67/P691).

Risely, Esta S. History of Rooks County, Kansas. N.p.: Author, 1927. (K/978.1/-R67/R49).

Schruben, Francis W. "Newspaper 'Legend' Features: History versus Hokum". Journalism Quarterly. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota, 1964. (K/978.1/-R67/Pam.v.1/no. 4).

Zurich Centennial Committee. Zurich Centennial, 1880-1980. N.p.: Author, 1980. (Oversize/K/978.1/-R67/Z88).