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Images of America Book: Independence, KS, By Andy Taylor

Images of America Book: Independence, KS, By Andy Taylor

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These books are packed with images and stories about the history this area.  They are perfect for research or just a good read.   Independence, Kansas, is the perfect picture of Americana. Where else can one find a small town that holds an annual theatre festival named in honor of one of its own natives, William Inge, or celebrates the early set...


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