The Czechs in Wilson, Kansas

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February 7, 2016, 2:00 PM CT

Presented by Karen Kapusta-Pofahl, Anthropology Professor, Washburn University.

Learn about the Czech immigrants from Bohemia that settled the town of Wilson in 1874.

Afterwards, see an demonstration of egg painting, a Czech folk tradition, and hear Greta Clark, Dodge City Community College, discuss contemporary immigration to Southwest Kansas.

This event supports "The Kansas Mosaic: Ethnic Settlement in Central and Western Kansas," a series of monthly readings, discussions, and presentations.

Kinsley Public Library
208 E 8th St
Kinsley, KS 67547-1422
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Sponsored by: Kinsley Public Library

For more information about this event, please contact:
Joan K. Weaver
(620) 659-3341