National Geographic : 1952 Apr
O National Geographic Society 467 Kodaclirom e by Joh ]E. Fletciher Kansas Youngsters Learn ABC's Where Wild Bill Hickok Taught with Flying Lead Here the author teaches a Jefferson School practice class directed by Fort Hays Kansas State College to train teachers. The college stands on grounds of old Fort Hays, which used to protect wagon trains and railway con struction gangs against Indian raids. The city of Hays grew up near by as a rail center. In those days Marshal Hickok enforced the law with a six-shooter. Background presents the State's basic riches and sunflower symbol.