Tag Archives: agriculture

Humanities Happenings 3/4-3/6

Need some weekend plans?  Attend a film festival, ponder the future of farming, learn about the Plains Indian Wars, read and discuss a “Bleeding Kansas”-era work in Stafford and a children’s classic in Topeka, or visit exhibitions in Colby, North Newton, … Read full article »

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A Hay Town’s Heyday

Agricultural work has changed dramatically since the 1800s when Independence, Kan., was known as a “Hay Town” (a nickname derived from the many homes built from hay bales). Visitors to The Way We Worked: Hay Town to Agribusiness exhibition at the … Read full article »

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Scene Steeler

Each day, KHC  features the hot topics and great speakers in the Speakers Bureau catalog. Today’s featured presentation is “A Photographer’s Work and the Work of Western Kansas” by Jim Hoy. In 1890, photographer Francis Marion Steele arrived in Dodge City to … Read full article »

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