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This page contains all of our studies of communities located in Jackson County (in alphabetical order).

Delia, Jackson County

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Delia, even though it may be labeled a “lost town,” is fighting the label, battling to bring their town back to life. The history of Delia runs…

Delia, Jackson County

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This study of Delia, Kansas in Jackson County uses photographs, personal interviews, and field research.

Hoyt, Jackson County

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Hoyt, Kansas, started out as a small town where farmers took cattle to transport them on the railroads back to eastern markets. Despite all of the…

Larkin/Larkinburg, Jackson County

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Larkinburg is a small, unincorporated hamlet that straddles the county line between Jackson County and Atchison County, Kansas. In its prime,…

Prairie Band Potawatomi Indians in Mayetta - Jackson County

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This study of persistence factors on an Indian reservation in Northeast Kansas includes interviews from Prairie Band Potawatomi Tribal Council member…