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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... details>>
Post-film discussion led by Diallo French and special guest, Bobby Watson. A free light reception will precede the program at 6:00 pm. This new documentary film by local... details>>
Annette Thomas with the Historic Kansas City Foundation will be giving us a visual tour of Kansas City using post cards covering a one hundred year time period, between 1835... details>>
2/1/2017 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 >>
2/1/2017 6:00:00 PM | Kansas City, MO
A portrait/biography of Althea Gibson, who in 1950 became the first non-white person to compete for the U.S. National Tennis Championship. Post-film discussion to be led by local tennis coach/pro Daniel Wellington. This program is presented in partnership with the Greater Kansas City Black History Study Group.
Reservations are requested for all programs by calling 816-268-8010 or emailing email@example.com....details >>
2/1/2017 7:00:00 PM | Lawrence, KS
Langston's Lawrence - Film Discussion
A short film documenting the influence Lawrence, Kansas had on Langston Hughes' representation of humanities in African American life and culture.
Post-film discussion features Edgar Tidwell, English Professor, KU, and Randal Jelks, American Studies Professor, KU....details >>