La Colonia de Emporia: Stories of the Latino Community - Oral Histories

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October 17, 2015, 9:00 AM CT

Members of the Latino community are invited to participate in intergenerational oral history event to record their stories. The museum will provide training, equipment, and space. Material from the event will be part of a Latino community exhibit.

This event is part of "La Colonia de Emporia: Stories of the Latino Community," a project in which the museum will work this local Hispanic organizations to document the Latino experience in Emporia. The project is part of "Latino Americans: 500 Years of History," a special initiative supported by the Kansas Humanities Council, National Endowment for the Humanities, and the American Library Association.

Lyon County History Center
225 E Sixth Ave
Emporia, KS 66801-3922
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Sponsored by: Lyon County Historical Society

For more information about this event, please contact:
Ryaan Brooks
(620) 340-6320