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Bleeding Kansas 2017 program series
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Lecompton,KS
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John Brown Comes to Independence, MO
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM | INDEPENDENCE,MO
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Genealogy 101
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Ottawa,KS
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Stirring Up History
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1920's Book Club at the Farmhouse
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM | Shawnee,KS
We Remember Dr. A.S. Reece and his Hospital(s)
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM | Gardner,KS
 
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  • 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 >>

  • 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 >>

  • 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 >>

  • 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 >>

  • 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 >>

  • 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 >>

  • 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 >>

  • 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 >>

  • 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 >>

  • 3/8/2017 7:00:00 PM  |  INDEPENDENCE, MO

    John Brown Comes to Independence, MO

    Kerry Altenbernd, a John Brown interpreter since 2006, is coming to the monthly members meeting of the Civil War Round Table of Western Missouri to share his view of this famous abolitionist from Kansas. Free and open to the public. Refreshments following the program....details >>

  • 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 >>

  • 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 >>

  • 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 >>

  • 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 >>

  • 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 >>

  • 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 >>

  • 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 >>

  • 3/12/2017 2:00:00 PM  |  Ottawa, KS

    Genealogy 101

    Have you ever wanted to find the branches of your family tree but aren't sure how to start? FCHS Executive Director Deborah Barker will guide you through the basics of both general resources and resources available through the FCHS. Both the program and museum will be free to all visitors that day....details >>

  • 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 >>

  • 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 >>

  • 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 >>

  • 3/15/2017 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 >>

  • 3/16/2017 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 >>

  • 3/16/2017 7:00:00 PM  |  Liberty, MO

    Stirring Up History

    1880 and 1903 cookbooks with biographies of the Presbyterian ladies who wrote them. Presented by local author Cheryl McCann. Public encouraged to attend. Books will be available to purchase from the author....details >>

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