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Poetry of Kansas
"Nothing in the Paper" by Albert Stroud
Verdigris Valley Verse
(Coffeyville, Kansas: The Journal Press. 1917)
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KANSAS: Ad Astra Per Aspera
 
34th state: January 29, 1861 Area: 82,264 square miles   
 
Population: (1900) 1,470,495  ·  (1990) 2,447,574  ·  (2000) 2,688,418  ·  (2010) 2,853,118
State Capital:  Topeka
Governor: Sam Brownback

Motto: Ad Astra per Aspera  (To the stars through difficulties)
Kansas Symbols
Amphibian
Barred
Tiger
Salamander
Animal
American
Buffalo
Bird
Western
Meadowlark
Flower
Wild
Native
Sunflower
Grass
Little
Bluestem
Insect
Honeybee
Reptile
Ornate
Box
Turtle
Soil
Harney
Silt
Loam
  Song 
Home
on the
Range
   Tree   
Cotton-
wood
   Fossils   
Tylosaurus
and
Pteranodon
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