Partner Sites

map of the way we worked hosts and partner sitesThe Way We Worked partner communities are also exploring the theme of work through projects and exhibitions. Events, dates, and times are pending.

 

Blue Rapids

The Way We Work in Blue Rapids exhibition
View images of modern-day workers in Blue Rapids.
Blue Rapids Historical Society
#36 Public Square
(785) 363-7949
View photographs from the project on the Dispatches from Kansas blog.

Burlingame

Workin’ in a Coal Mine exhibition
Discover the history of the coal industry in Osage County from the mid-1800s through the early 1900s.
Burlingame Historical Preservation Society
117 S Dacotah
(785) 654-3170

Colby

Agriculture: Work on the High Plains of Kansas exhibition
Look at the agriculture and agribusiness that support farming on the high plains.
Thomas County Historical Society
1905 S Franklin
(785) 460-4590

Elkhart

The Way We Work in Morton County exhibition
Explore the different types of work available in rural Morton County.
Morton County Historical Society Museum
370 E Hwy 56
(620) 697-2833

Eudora

Eudora’s Black History exhibition
Learn about the history of Eudora’s Black community and businesses.
Eudora Area Historical Society

1450 Church Street
(785) 690-7900

Eureka

Horses and Hard Work exhibition
Find out how horses worked in the areas of cattle ranching, oil production, and transportation.
Greenwood Preservation Society
300 N Main
(620) 583-6956

Fort Scott

Working World exhibition
See photographs documenting modern working life in Fort Scott.
Gordon Parks Museum/Center for Culture & Diversity
2108 Horton
(620) 223-2700, ext. 5850

Glasco

The Way We Work in Glasco exhibition
Examine the work habits of women and veterans in Glasco.
Glasco Community Foundation
129 E Main Street
(785) 568-0120

Independence

Hay Town to Agribusiness exhibition
Discover the impact of technology on two farming families.
Independence Historical Museum & Art Center
123 N 8th
(620) 331-3515

Liberal

The Way We Work in Seward County exhibition
Explore the history of labor in Liberal and Seward County.
Seward County Community College Library/Area Technical School
1801 N Kansas Avenue
(620) 417-1160

Newton

The Way We Worked: Serving Harvey County exhibition
Learn about service work in Harvey County.
Harvey County Historical Society
203 N Main Street
(316) 283-2221

Ottawa

Railroad Workers in Franklin County exhibition
Explore Franklin County’s railroad history.
Franklin County Historical Society/Old Depot Museum
135 E Tecumseh Street
(785) 242-1232

Paola

From Fluor to Taylor Forge: 80 Years of Pipeline Forging History exhibition
Learn about the history of Taylor Forge, Miami County’s largest employer for nearly a century.
Miami County Historical & Genealogical Society Swan River Museum
12 E Peoria Street
(913) 294-4940

Sabetha

Farm and City photography exhibition
View photos of people working in Sabetha’s agricultural industry dating back to the 1800s.
Mary Cotton Public Library
915 Virginia Street
(785) 284-3160

WaKeeney

The Way We Work in Trego County exhibition
Explore medical work in Trego County.
Trego Hospital Endowment Foundation/Trego County Historical Society
320 N 13th Street
(785) 743-2182, ext. 272