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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>>
The attention to so-called “black rage” during the 2014 rioting in Ferguson, Missouri, clouded what one historian says was the actual root of the unrest: more of the “white... details>>
In 1915, Boston-based African American newspaper editor and activist William M. Trotter waged a battle against D.W. Griffith’s technically groundbreaking but notoriously Ku... details>>
As one of only two sites in Kansas commemorating the 150th Anniversary of Civil War events, the museum is pleased to present open invitations to our two day event and encampment (Friday is education day, with local schools, but the public is welcome to visit). The free event will be held on the 150th anniversary of Quantrill's arrival in Baxter Springs and the eventual massacre of almost 100 Union soldiers and sympathizers. See this calendar for special events listings throughout the weekend.
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