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Pittsburg Public Library

308 N Walnut Street

Pittsburg, KS  66762-4796

e-mail: genealogy@pittsburg.lib.ks.us

CR   Crawford County, Kansas, was established in 1867.  It was formed from Bourbon & Cherokee Counties, and named for Samuel Crawford, the 3rd Governor of Kansas. The county seat of Crawford County is Girard, Kansas.

Old, Newspaper

Crawford County Old News

courtesy of the Kansas Old Newspaper Transcribers Guild (KCGS)

Frank Pajer Killed By Officers

Alleged Car Thief Killed By Officers PITTSBURG, KS - Frank Pajer, 20 years old, of Frontenac, was killed early today [July 5] by Pittsburg officers who were trailing Pajer and a companion, suspected of motor car theft. Earlier in the night the men, it is believed,...

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Silk Raising

E. Ballaine, of Crawford county, has planted six hundred mulberry trees, and intends raising silk. He is enthusiastic, and believes that silk raising can be made one of the best paying industriess in Kansas. The Iola Register, Iola, Kansas. May 27, 1876. Page 1. ©...

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