Places & Topics in My Flint Hills Childhood

People in the book:

  • Carl Babcock
  • Ed and Bessie Bolte
  • Viola Bolte
  • Sarah (Heath) and Erastus Buckland
  • Gladys and Agnes Hawthorn
  • J.C. Kelly
  • Robert Knox
  • Rev. R.L. Kuhns
  • Bertha McGhee
  • Elsie Jane Mitchell Evans and William Newton McGhee
  • Clarence Oliver McGhee
  • Ruth (Vining) McGhee
  • Carol Jean (McGhee) Garriott
  • Melba (McGhee) Harlan
  • Gail Lee (McGhee) Martin
  • Viola Matilda (Tower) and Samuel Newton McGhee
  • Frank Phillips
  • Mrs. A.J. Thompson
  • Nancy Angeline (Long) and Abraham Bates Tower
  • Sarah B. (Monroe) and Jonathan E. Tower
  • Albert Vining
  • Almira (Buckland) and James Vining
  • Charles Augustus Vining (Fiddlin’ Jake)
  • James and Almira Vining
  • Lucile Vining
  • Nancy Jane and Henry Vining
  • Scelia Vining
  • Lois Vosler
  • Twyla Yeager

Place names in the book:

  • Chase County
  • Coffeeville
  • Cottonwood River
  • Eureka
  • Greenwood County
  • Hamilton
  • Hayrick Mound, Oklahoma
  • Linn County
  • Madison
  • Madison Centre
  • Madison County
  • Matfield Green
  • Montgomery County
  • Teter Hill
  • Teterville

Topics in the book: 

  • brick making
  • camping
  • catching rabbits
  • celebrating Halloween
  • Civil War
  • conserving water
  • decorating for Christmas
  • dyeing Easter eggs
  • family history for Towers, Vinings, McGhees
  • fishing with trotlines
  • forming a Sunday school
  • glass making
  • home remedies
  • mad dog
  •  oil field accident
  • oil field camp housing
  • pet badger
  • picking wild foods and berries
  • picnics
  • polio
  • prairie fires
  • rag dolls
  • recycling
  • salt gathering
  • Saturday at the movies
  • scarlet fever quarantine
  • school fire
  • sewing clothing
  • Thanksgiving foods
  • wash days
  • World War I and World War II

Also in the book:

  • Allen District No. 7 School
  • Andersonville Prison
  • Boeing Aircraft Plant
  • Burkett Lease
  • Epworth League Institute, Baldwin
  • Greene Lease
  • Marysville Sunday School
  • Methodist Church and Christian Church, Tyro
  • Moore’s Grocery
  • Nolar School
  • Palace Theater in Wichita
  • Phillips Petroleum Company
  • Princess Theater, Eureka
  • Seeley School
  • Tyro Glass Plant
  • Tyro Vitrified Brick Company
  • Women’s Home Missionary Society

Wordle: My Flint Hills Childhood

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One Response to “Places & Topics in My Flint Hills Childhood”

  1. Wanda Ryder Says:

    It would seem that there is a very comprehensive telling of the subjects and places involved
    Wanda Ryder

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