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  • 2/1/2015 2:00:00 PM  |  Lecompton, KS

    Bleeding Kansas 2015

    "Railroad Empire Across the Heartland: Rephotographing Alexander Gardner's 1867 Westward Journey Through Kansas" by John Charlton, photographer, Kansas Geological Survey. Remarks by Nancy Sherbert, curator of photographs, Kansas Historical Society. Charlton will sign copies of his book after the presentation....details >>

  • 2/2/2015 9:00:00 AM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Justice Postponed Is Justice Denied: Lucile Bluford & the Campaign for Educational Equality

    Lucile Bluford played a key role in the elimination of the country's "separate but equal" doctrine. Though losing a legal battle for admission to MU's graduate program in journalism, arguments from her case laid a foundation for the Supreme Court's landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision. This new exhibit chronicles the three-year court case that helped usher in the landmark civil rights decades of the 1950s and '60s and examines Bluford's life. Open during library hours....details >>

  • 2/2/2015 9:05:00 AM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Timeline Radio Show about Local and Area History

    Host: Clenece Hills Guests: Dee Miller, author of Just Following Orders, Escape from Guerilla Warfare in 1863 – about Order #11, and Steve Nowak, executive director of the Watkins Museum Request for those who worked on the Bicentennial Quilt in 1976 Please call in with your comments and questions! 785-843-1321...details >>

  • 2/3/2015 9:00:00 AM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Justice Postponed Is Justice Denied: Lucile Bluford & the Campaign for Educational Equality

    Lucile Bluford played a key role in the elimination of the country's "separate but equal" doctrine. Though losing a legal battle for admission to MU's graduate program in journalism, arguments from her case laid a foundation for the Supreme Court's landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision. This new exhibit chronicles the three-year court case that helped usher in the landmark civil rights decades of the 1950s and '60s and examines Bluford's life. Open during library hours....details >>

  • 2/3/2015 10:00:00 AM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Starring Abe Lincoln

    Theatre for Young America commemorates the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln's assassination. President Lincoln takes the stage of the Ford Theatre in Washington D.C.. With his signature humor, he recounts and re-enacts his life story, including his historic relationship with Frederick Douglass. Show Dates Feb 3 - Feb 14. Please click on the link for the event/website for ticket prices/dates/more information....details >>

  • 2/4/2015 9:00:00 AM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Justice Postponed Is Justice Denied: Lucile Bluford & the Campaign for Educational Equality

    Lucile Bluford played a key role in the elimination of the country's "separate but equal" doctrine. Though losing a legal battle for admission to MU's graduate program in journalism, arguments from her case laid a foundation for the Supreme Court's landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision. This new exhibit chronicles the three-year court case that helped usher in the landmark civil rights decades of the 1950s and '60s and examines Bluford's life. Open during library hours....details >>

  • 2/4/2015 10:00:00 AM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Starring Abe Lincoln

    Theatre for Young America commemorates the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln's assassination. President Lincoln takes the stage of the Ford Theatre in Washington D.C.. With his signature humor, he recounts and re-enacts his life story, including his historic relationship with Frederick Douglass. Show Dates Feb 3 - Feb 14. Please click on the link for the event/website for ticket prices/dates/more information....details >>

  • 2/5/2015 9:00:00 AM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Justice Postponed Is Justice Denied: Lucile Bluford & the Campaign for Educational Equality

    Lucile Bluford played a key role in the elimination of the country's "separate but equal" doctrine. Though losing a legal battle for admission to MU's graduate program in journalism, arguments from her case laid a foundation for the Supreme Court's landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision. This new exhibit chronicles the three-year court case that helped usher in the landmark civil rights decades of the 1950s and '60s and examines Bluford's life. Open during library hours....details >>

  • 2/5/2015 10:00:00 AM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Starring Abe Lincoln

    Theatre for Young America commemorates the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln's assassination. President Lincoln takes the stage of the Ford Theatre in Washington D.C.. With his signature humor, he recounts and re-enacts his life story, including his historic relationship with Frederick Douglass. Show Dates Feb 3 - Feb 14. Please click on the link for the event/website for ticket prices/dates/more information....details >>

  • 2/6/2015 9:00:00 AM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Justice Postponed Is Justice Denied: Lucile Bluford & the Campaign for Educational Equality

    Lucile Bluford played a key role in the elimination of the country's "separate but equal" doctrine. Though losing a legal battle for admission to MU's graduate program in journalism, arguments from her case laid a foundation for the Supreme Court's landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision. This new exhibit chronicles the three-year court case that helped usher in the landmark civil rights decades of the 1950s and '60s and examines Bluford's life. Open during library hours....details >>

  • 2/6/2015 10:00:00 AM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Starring Abe Lincoln

    Theatre for Young America commemorates the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln's assassination. President Lincoln takes the stage of the Ford Theatre in Washington D.C.. With his signature humor, he recounts and re-enacts his life story, including his historic relationship with Frederick Douglass. Show Dates Feb 3 - Feb 14. Please click on the link for the event/website for ticket prices/dates/more information....details >>

  • 2/6/2015 12:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Starring Abe Lincoln

    Theatre for Young America commemorates the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln's assassination. President Lincoln takes the stage of the Ford Theatre in Washington D.C.. With his signature humor, he recounts and re-enacts his life story, including his historic relationship with Frederick Douglass. Show Dates Feb 3 - Feb 14. Please click on the link for the event/website for ticket prices/dates/more information....details >>

  • 2/6/2015 6:30:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    The Civil Rights Century: Milestones in Black History

    On Thursday, February 5 at 6:30 p.m., the National Archives will present, in partnership with Greater Kansas City Black History Study Group, scholars and historians Dr. Fred Knight and Garrett Felber, who will provide commentary and answer questions following a screening of Malcolm X: Make it Plain. Professors Felber and Knight will be broadcast via video technology. A free light reception will precede the lecture at 6:00 p.m....details >>

  • 2/6/2015 7:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Starring Abe Lincoln

    Theatre for Young America commemorates the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln's assassination. President Lincoln takes the stage of the Ford Theatre in Washington D.C.. With his signature humor, he recounts and re-enacts his life story, including his historic relationship with Frederick Douglass. Show Dates Feb 3 - Feb 14. Please click on the link for the event/website for ticket prices/dates/more information....details >>

  • 2/7/2015 9:00:00 AM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Justice Postponed Is Justice Denied: Lucile Bluford & the Campaign for Educational Equality

    Lucile Bluford played a key role in the elimination of the country's "separate but equal" doctrine. Though losing a legal battle for admission to MU's graduate program in journalism, arguments from her case laid a foundation for the Supreme Court's landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision. This new exhibit chronicles the three-year court case that helped usher in the landmark civil rights decades of the 1950s and '60s and examines Bluford's life. Open during library hours....details >>

  • 2/7/2015 10:00:00 AM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Black History Month Tours

    Join us at the Wornall House on Saturdays in February for tours that focus on the black experience during the 1850s and 1860s. Visitors will learn about the Wornall family, the Civil War, and the realities African Americans faced during this time period. Black History Month Tours will follow the normal Wornall House Saturday schedule, leaving at 10 AM, 11 AM, 1 PM, 2 PM, and 3 PM....details >>

  • 2/7/2015 1:00:00 PM  |  Mindemines, MO

    Bison Hike

    It is still winter, but spring is not that far off. We will explore the prairie while learning about bison. The prairie in winter can be a great place for solitude. Don't forget your cameras! Be prepared for a two-mile hike over uneven terrain. Bringing water, snacks, a hat and sunscreen and wearing sturdy shoes is recommended. Binoculars will be useful in looking at bison as well as other wildlife that we may see. Dress for the weather, the prairie winds can be rather nasty this time of year....details >>

  • 2/7/2015 1:00:00 PM  |  Kearney, MO

    American Girl Valentine Tea

    Children are invited to an American Girl Valentine tea party. Enjoy crafts, games, music, and refreshments. Dress up and bring your doll. Cost is $10/child. Reservations and prepayment are required. Call (816)736-8500....details >>

  • 2/7/2015 2:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Starring Abe Lincoln

    Theatre for Young America commemorates the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln's assassination. President Lincoln takes the stage of the Ford Theatre in Washington D.C.. With his signature humor, he recounts and re-enacts his life story, including his historic relationship with Frederick Douglass. Show Dates Feb 3 - Feb 14. Please click on the link for the event/website for ticket prices/dates/more information....details >>

  • 2/8/2015 9:00:00 AM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Justice Postponed Is Justice Denied: Lucile Bluford & the Campaign for Educational Equality

    Lucile Bluford played a key role in the elimination of the country's "separate but equal" doctrine. Though losing a legal battle for admission to MU's graduate program in journalism, arguments from her case laid a foundation for the Supreme Court's landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision. This new exhibit chronicles the three-year court case that helped usher in the landmark civil rights decades of the 1950s and '60s and examines Bluford's life. Open during library hours....details >>

  • 2/8/2015 2:00:00 PM  |  Lecompton, KS

    Bleeding Kansas 2015

    "John Brown vs. W.B. 'Ft. Scott' Brockett The history of Bleeding Kansas and the Battle of Black Jack are debated in first-person portrayals by Kerry Altenbernd, as abolitionist John Brown, and Jeff Quigley, as proslavery advocate W.B. Brockett....details >>

  • 2/9/2015 9:00:00 AM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Justice Postponed Is Justice Denied: Lucile Bluford & the Campaign for Educational Equality

    Lucile Bluford played a key role in the elimination of the country's "separate but equal" doctrine. Though losing a legal battle for admission to MU's graduate program in journalism, arguments from her case laid a foundation for the Supreme Court's landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision. This new exhibit chronicles the three-year court case that helped usher in the landmark civil rights decades of the 1950s and '60s and examines Bluford's life. Open during library hours....details >>

  • 2/10/2015 9:00:00 AM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Justice Postponed Is Justice Denied: Lucile Bluford & the Campaign for Educational Equality

    Lucile Bluford played a key role in the elimination of the country's "separate but equal" doctrine. Though losing a legal battle for admission to MU's graduate program in journalism, arguments from her case laid a foundation for the Supreme Court's landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision. This new exhibit chronicles the three-year court case that helped usher in the landmark civil rights decades of the 1950s and '60s and examines Bluford's life. Open during library hours....details >>

  • 2/10/2015 10:00:00 AM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Starring Abe Lincoln

    Theatre for Young America commemorates the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln's assassination. President Lincoln takes the stage of the Ford Theatre in Washington D.C.. With his signature humor, he recounts and re-enacts his life story, including his historic relationship with Frederick Douglass. Show Dates Feb 3 - Feb 14. Please click on the link for the event/website for ticket prices/dates/more information....details >>

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