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  • Vistior Visitor Event

    11/15/2019 12:00:00 AM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Kansas City's Guadalupe Centers: A Century of Serving the Latino Community

    This yearlong exhibit chronicles the 100-year history of Kansas City’s Guadalupe Centers, Inc. – and by extension, the history of the city’s thriving Hispanic and Latino community. Founded in 1919, Guadalupe Centers is the longest continuously running Latino-serving organization in the country. On display through May 2020. View during regular library hours. Check the library's website for exact hours, and dates the library will be closed....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    11/15/2019 12:00:00 AM  |  Ottawa, KS

    Two Exhibits: Out of the Toy Box; & Photographs by Maude Frink

    Out of the Toy Box: Franklin County at Play features more than 150 years of toys played with by Franklin County children. Photographer Spotlight: Maude Frink. Maude was celebrated for her work portraying children at play and in other natural settings. These exhibits will be on display through December 2019. Call or visit the Franklin County Historical Society website for exact days and hours the exhibits will be available for viewing....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    11/15/2019 10:00:00 AM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Enterprising Women: Lawrence in the Suffrage Movement

    2020 marks the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage. The struggle for the vote was long and hard fought. Even in winning the vote, not all women were able to access their new enfranchisement for decades, and some communities still struggle today. Kansas was forefront in the fight for women's suffrage, extending the right to vote to Kansas women eight years before national suffrage. The spirit of self-determination forged in Lawrence women’s earliest days shaped the later fight for suffrage....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    11/16/2019 12:00:00 AM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Kansas City's Guadalupe Centers: A Century of Serving the Latino Community

    This yearlong exhibit chronicles the 100-year history of Kansas City’s Guadalupe Centers, Inc. – and by extension, the history of the city’s thriving Hispanic and Latino community. Founded in 1919, Guadalupe Centers is the longest continuously running Latino-serving organization in the country. On display through May 2020. View during regular library hours. Check the library's website for exact hours, and dates the library will be closed....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    11/16/2019 12:00:00 AM  |  Ottawa, KS

    Two Exhibits: Out of the Toy Box; & Photographs by Maude Frink

    Out of the Toy Box: Franklin County at Play features more than 150 years of toys played with by Franklin County children. Photographer Spotlight: Maude Frink. Maude was celebrated for her work portraying children at play and in other natural settings. These exhibits will be on display through December 2019. Call or visit the Franklin County Historical Society website for exact days and hours the exhibits will be available for viewing....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    11/16/2019 10:00:00 AM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Advanced DNA and Matching Tools

    Best for people with test results from one or more DNA tests (autosomal, mtDNA or yDNA), this class will go to the next level and demonstrate how to use some of the newest and best tools we can find. Two of our group members, Kevin Groenhagen and Steve Tesdahl, will help Richard teach this class with time for discussion afterwards. To register, visit watkinsmuseum.org/events/gen19/...details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    11/16/2019 10:00:00 AM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Enterprising Women: Lawrence in the Suffrage Movement

    2020 marks the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage. The struggle for the vote was long and hard fought. Even in winning the vote, not all women were able to access their new enfranchisement for decades, and some communities still struggle today. Kansas was forefront in the fight for women's suffrage, extending the right to vote to Kansas women eight years before national suffrage. The spirit of self-determination forged in Lawrence women’s earliest days shaped the later fight for suffrage....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    11/17/2019 12:00:00 AM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Kansas City's Guadalupe Centers: A Century of Serving the Latino Community

    This yearlong exhibit chronicles the 100-year history of Kansas City’s Guadalupe Centers, Inc. – and by extension, the history of the city’s thriving Hispanic and Latino community. Founded in 1919, Guadalupe Centers is the longest continuously running Latino-serving organization in the country. On display through May 2020. View during regular library hours. Check the library's website for exact hours, and dates the library will be closed....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    11/17/2019 12:00:00 AM  |  Ottawa, KS

    Two Exhibits: Out of the Toy Box; & Photographs by Maude Frink

    Out of the Toy Box: Franklin County at Play features more than 150 years of toys played with by Franklin County children. Photographer Spotlight: Maude Frink. Maude was celebrated for her work portraying children at play and in other natural settings. These exhibits will be on display through December 2019. Call or visit the Franklin County Historical Society website for exact days and hours the exhibits will be available for viewing....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    11/17/2019 10:00:00 AM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Enterprising Women: Lawrence in the Suffrage Movement

    2020 marks the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage. The struggle for the vote was long and hard fought. Even in winning the vote, not all women were able to access their new enfranchisement for decades, and some communities still struggle today. Kansas was forefront in the fight for women's suffrage, extending the right to vote to Kansas women eight years before national suffrage. The spirit of self-determination forged in Lawrence women’s earliest days shaped the later fight for suffrage....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    11/17/2019 2:00:00 PM  |  Topeka, KS

    Behind-the-Scenes Tours - Kansas Museum of History · Topeka

    Go behind-the-scenes at the Kansas Historical Society and explore the vast collections! These curator-led tours include the museum, archives, and archeology collections. Learn why we collect and how we preserve tens of thousands of artifacts, documents, photographs, and excavated pieces from our past....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    11/18/2019 12:00:00 AM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Kansas City's Guadalupe Centers: A Century of Serving the Latino Community

    This yearlong exhibit chronicles the 100-year history of Kansas City’s Guadalupe Centers, Inc. – and by extension, the history of the city’s thriving Hispanic and Latino community. Founded in 1919, Guadalupe Centers is the longest continuously running Latino-serving organization in the country. On display through May 2020. View during regular library hours. Check the library's website for exact hours, and dates the library will be closed....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    11/18/2019 12:00:00 AM  |  Ottawa, KS

    Two Exhibits: Out of the Toy Box; & Photographs by Maude Frink

    Out of the Toy Box: Franklin County at Play features more than 150 years of toys played with by Franklin County children. Photographer Spotlight: Maude Frink. Maude was celebrated for her work portraying children at play and in other natural settings. These exhibits will be on display through December 2019. Call or visit the Franklin County Historical Society website for exact days and hours the exhibits will be available for viewing....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    11/18/2019 10:00:00 AM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Enterprising Women: Lawrence in the Suffrage Movement

    2020 marks the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage. The struggle for the vote was long and hard fought. Even in winning the vote, not all women were able to access their new enfranchisement for decades, and some communities still struggle today. Kansas was forefront in the fight for women's suffrage, extending the right to vote to Kansas women eight years before national suffrage. The spirit of self-determination forged in Lawrence women’s earliest days shaped the later fight for suffrage....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    11/18/2019 6:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, KS

    African Americans in the World Wars: KCK History with Chester Owens

    Join us for an evening of Kansas City, Kansas, history presented by KCK Historian Chester Owens. He will discuss the role African Americans played in World Wars I and II. Organized in collaboration with CiviX Class. Library programs, events, and classes are photographed or videotaped for promotional purposes or to document library activities. Notify library staff if you prefer not to be photographed....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    11/19/2019 12:00:00 AM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Kansas City's Guadalupe Centers: A Century of Serving the Latino Community

    This yearlong exhibit chronicles the 100-year history of Kansas City’s Guadalupe Centers, Inc. – and by extension, the history of the city’s thriving Hispanic and Latino community. Founded in 1919, Guadalupe Centers is the longest continuously running Latino-serving organization in the country. On display through May 2020. View during regular library hours. Check the library's website for exact hours, and dates the library will be closed....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    11/19/2019 12:00:00 AM  |  Ottawa, KS

    Two Exhibits: Out of the Toy Box; & Photographs by Maude Frink

    Out of the Toy Box: Franklin County at Play features more than 150 years of toys played with by Franklin County children. Photographer Spotlight: Maude Frink. Maude was celebrated for her work portraying children at play and in other natural settings. These exhibits will be on display through December 2019. Call or visit the Franklin County Historical Society website for exact days and hours the exhibits will be available for viewing....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    11/19/2019 10:00:00 AM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Enterprising Women: Lawrence in the Suffrage Movement

    2020 marks the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage. The struggle for the vote was long and hard fought. Even in winning the vote, not all women were able to access their new enfranchisement for decades, and some communities still struggle today. Kansas was forefront in the fight for women's suffrage, extending the right to vote to Kansas women eight years before national suffrage. The spirit of self-determination forged in Lawrence women’s earliest days shaped the later fight for suffrage....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    11/20/2019 12:00:00 AM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Kansas City's Guadalupe Centers: A Century of Serving the Latino Community

    This yearlong exhibit chronicles the 100-year history of Kansas City’s Guadalupe Centers, Inc. – and by extension, the history of the city’s thriving Hispanic and Latino community. Founded in 1919, Guadalupe Centers is the longest continuously running Latino-serving organization in the country. On display through May 2020. View during regular library hours. Check the library's website for exact hours, and dates the library will be closed....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    11/20/2019 12:00:00 AM  |  Ottawa, KS

    Two Exhibits: Out of the Toy Box; & Photographs by Maude Frink

    Out of the Toy Box: Franklin County at Play features more than 150 years of toys played with by Franklin County children. Photographer Spotlight: Maude Frink. Maude was celebrated for her work portraying children at play and in other natural settings. These exhibits will be on display through December 2019. Call or visit the Franklin County Historical Society website for exact days and hours the exhibits will be available for viewing....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    11/20/2019 10:00:00 AM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Enterprising Women: Lawrence in the Suffrage Movement

    2020 marks the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage. The struggle for the vote was long and hard fought. Even in winning the vote, not all women were able to access their new enfranchisement for decades, and some communities still struggle today. Kansas was forefront in the fight for women's suffrage, extending the right to vote to Kansas women eight years before national suffrage. The spirit of self-determination forged in Lawrence women’s earliest days shaped the later fight for suffrage....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    11/20/2019 10:30:00 AM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Watkins Tiny Tours

    This mini program for our smallest museum visitors is a wonderful way to bring history alive in a fun and active way. Every second Wednesday of the month, August through May, students will look at artifacts, read a story, sing songs, and do some coloring. Open to parents and preschools alike! To cover our supply costs, we ask adults to contribute $2 per student. To register, email Lead Educator Amanda Burkhart at aburkhart@watkinsmuseum.org...details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    11/21/2019 12:00:00 AM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Kansas City's Guadalupe Centers: A Century of Serving the Latino Community

    This yearlong exhibit chronicles the 100-year history of Kansas City’s Guadalupe Centers, Inc. – and by extension, the history of the city’s thriving Hispanic and Latino community. Founded in 1919, Guadalupe Centers is the longest continuously running Latino-serving organization in the country. On display through May 2020. View during regular library hours. Check the library's website for exact hours, and dates the library will be closed....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    11/21/2019 12:00:00 AM  |  Ottawa, KS

    Two Exhibits: Out of the Toy Box; & Photographs by Maude Frink

    Out of the Toy Box: Franklin County at Play features more than 150 years of toys played with by Franklin County children. Photographer Spotlight: Maude Frink. Maude was celebrated for her work portraying children at play and in other natural settings. These exhibits will be on display through December 2019. Call or visit the Franklin County Historical Society website for exact days and hours the exhibits will be available for viewing....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    11/21/2019 10:00:00 AM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Enterprising Women: Lawrence in the Suffrage Movement

    2020 marks the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage. The struggle for the vote was long and hard fought. Even in winning the vote, not all women were able to access their new enfranchisement for decades, and some communities still struggle today. Kansas was forefront in the fight for women's suffrage, extending the right to vote to Kansas women eight years before national suffrage. The spirit of self-determination forged in Lawrence women’s earliest days shaped the later fight for suffrage....details >>

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