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Langston's Lawrence - Film Discussion
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM | Lawrence,KS
Althea Showing
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
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Quindaro Oral History Project
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM | Kansas City,KS
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Bleeding Kansas 2017 program series
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Lecompton,KS
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Slavery in Little Dixie
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM | Lexington,MO
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White Rage--Carol Anderson
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
Birth of a Movement
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
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2017 Black History Month Luncheon
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
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Bleeding Kansas 2017 program series
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Lecompton,KS
 
 
 
 
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  • Vistior Visitor Event

    2/26/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    2/27/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    2/27/2017 6:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    New Directions in Underground Studies and Public Presentation

    A moderated conversation with Dr. Spencer Crew and Dr. Matthew Pinsker. The Spencer Cave Black History Month Lecture Series is named for Spencer Cave, who was born a slave at the start of the Civil War, later moved to Parkville, Missouri, in 1875 (the year Park University was founded) and worked for the University for more than 70 years before his death in 1947. The 2017 lecture is sponsored by Park’s Program of History and the Organization of American Historians....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    2/28/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    2/28/2017 6:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    "To Make a Poet Black, and Bid Him Sing"

    Glenn North, discusses passages from his recently published City of Song. The poetry collection celebrates the KC jazz tradition and the African-American experience, and North will reflect on what it means to be a black poet in the current cultural milieu. The event – taking its title from a line in Countee Cullen’s 1927 poem “Yet Do I Marvel” – is part of a yearlong series of presentations and exhibits commemorating the 20th anniversary of the city’s arts-nurturing Charlotte Street Foundation....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    3/1/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    3/2/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    3/3/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    3/4/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    3/5/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    3/5/2017 2:00:00 PM  |  Lecompton, KS

    Bleeding Kansas 2017 program series

    "Border Agitator, David R. Atchison" Chris W. Taylor, Executive Director, Atchison County (KS) Historical Society (special appearance by “Senator Atchison”)...details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    3/6/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    3/7/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    3/8/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    3/9/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    3/10/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    3/10/2017 6:30:00 PM  |  Topeka, KS

    Museum After Hours – A Kansas Nurse in the B. E. F., 1918

    Doran Cart, senior curator, The National World War I Museum and Memorial presents "A Kansas Nurse in the B.E.F., 1918: With the Tommies. Letters and other Memories from Florence Edith Hemphill, U.S. Army Nurse Corps, British Expeditionary Force in World War I." Nurse Florence Hemphill was from southeast Kansas but served in the British Army in World War I. Her letters are preserved at The National World War I Museum and Memorial and have been edited and published by curator Doran Cart....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    3/10/2017 6:30:00 PM  |  Topeka, KS

    Museum After Hours – A Kansas Nurse in the B. E. F., 1918

    Doran Cart, senior curator, The National World War I Museum and Memorial presents "A Kansas Nurse in the B.E.F., 1918: With the Tommies. Letters and other Memories from Florence Edith Hemphill, U.S. Army Nurse Corps, British Expeditionary Force in World War I." Nurse Florence Hemphill was from southeast Kansas but served in the British Army in World War I. Her letters are preserved at The National World War I Museum and Memorial and have been edited and published by curator Doran Cart....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    3/11/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    3/11/2017 10:00:00 AM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Genealogy Program at the Watkins Museum

    Introduction to Genealogy class- This is a repeat of the introductory class offered at the Watkins in March 2016. Please register on the museums website or give the museum a call!...details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    3/12/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    3/13/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    3/14/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    3/14/2017 6:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Girls, Women, and International Education

    Panel discussion with local educators about the status of international education and access to educational resources for women and girls around the globe. Panelists include Angela Markley-Peterson, Director of Global Education and Study Abroad at Park University; Steve Youngblood, Professor of Communications and Director of the Center for Global Peace Journalism at Park University; and Dr. Tom Patterson, Professor and Director of International Education at Johnson County Community College....details >>

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