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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>>
Our highly popular Art of Conversation series--a partnership between the Watkins and the Lawrence Arts Center--continues with a special event!
Final Friday will feature a... details>>
Join us for Park Day 2017! On April 1, 2017 volunteers across the country will join together to preserve Civil War battlefields and historic sites. You can pitch in for... details>>
Long seen as unjust and mercenary, the Mexican-American War resulted in U.S. control of the vast Southwest, paved the way for Civil War, and led to the political rise of Abraham Lincoln. Historian Amy S. Greenberg discusses her book A Wicked War. Greenberg is Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of History and Women’s Studies at Penn State University. Among her books are Manifest Manhood and the Antebellum American Empire. Co-sponsored by Kansas City Museum and the Latino Writers Collective. RSVP
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