5-Minute Films

In recognition of KHC’s 40th anniversary in 2012, KHC produced a collection of five signature programs’ impact in Kansas.

Gray Studios Glass Plate Negatives

Historical photo of man holding babyThe Stafford County Historical Museum has cataloged and preserved thousands of glass plate negatives from the early 1900s with the support of KHC Heritage grant.

Kinsley’s Patterns of Change

Exterior of Kinsley LibraryThe Kinsley Library has collected and shared Edwards County residents’ stories about life in rural Kansas during the Great Depression and World War II through oral history projects supported by KHC Heritage grants.

Strugglers Hill

Jefferson Donald in front of computer.KHC Humanities grants spark community and filmmaker collaborations to tell unique local stories through short films. One example is the short film documenting the story of the Strugglers Hill neighborhood in Kansas City, Kansas.

Talk About Literature in Kansas

Women at TALK book discussionKHC’s Talk About Literature in Kansas book discussions introduce Kansans to different perspectives and new experiences through literature.

The Way We Worked

Farm workers on a breakKHC’s partnership with the Smithsonian Institution’s Museum on Main Street program brings Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibitions to small and rural communities in the state. In 2012 and 2013, six Kansas communities are hosting The Way We Worked, the latest Smithsonian exhibition to tour Kansas.