Tag Archives: Oral History

Give Voice

When you give to KHC, you give voice to history. KHC brought the StoryCorps national listening project to Topeka in 2014 to record interviews with Topekans on the 60th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education U.S. Supreme Court … Read full article »

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Give Sense of Place

When you give to KHC, you give sense of place. South Hoisington was an African-American community in Barton County that now exists only in the memories of those who lived there long ago. A KHC Heritage grant supported the Barton … Read full article »

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Call for Topeka StoryCorps Participants

Deadline to participate: April 25, 2014 Contact: Donna Rae Pearson, Local History Librarian at Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, (785) 580-4510. What was your graduation day like? KHC, the Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site, and the … Read full article »

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Preserve & Share

Have an idea for an oral history project? Want to digitize photos and documents in your collection? The Oral History/Digital Collections workshop in Hays on April 11, 2013, will help you preserve and share your community’s stories. Click here for more … Read full article »

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Boeing Oral History Update

“History is history and you can’t change it, and they [Boeing] were a big part of Kansas, America, and Wichita’s history.” -Carl Brewer, Mayor of Wichita Wichita Mayor Carl Brewer, himself a former Boeing employee, recently conducted an oral history … Read full article »

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