Tag Archives: oral histories

Humanities Happenings – Spring 2014

Spring is here! For KHC, Spring means commemorations, oral histories, poetry, and lots and lots of humanities events. Brown v. Board & StoryCorps To honor the 60th anniversary of the Brown v. Board decision and to consider changes in Topeka’s … Read full article »

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StoryCorps is Coming to Topeka

May 1-3, 2014 On May 17, 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its first Brown v. Board of Education ruling declaring public school segregation unconstitutional. This year, May 17 coincides with graduation day in Topeka. Imagine the difference.   To … Read full article »

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A New Thanksgiving Tradition

The day after Thanksgiving is known for Black Friday sales and turkey leftovers. Two organizations want to add a third item to the Thanksgiving Friday schedule: oral histories. Both the Kansas African American Affairs Commission and the StoryCorps national listening … Read full article »

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National Arts & Humanities Month Week 3

October is National Arts & Humanities Month. Gather ideas and insights with humanities events supported by the Kansas Humanities Council each week this month. Week 3: Save a Story Think you don’t have a story to tell? Think again. The Kinsley Library staff … Read full article »

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