Tag Archives: StoryCorps

Humanities Happenings: 02/27–03/01

Please note that some of this weekend’s KHC events have been rescheduled. Be sure to contact the organizations hosting KHC events for possible schedule changes due to inclement weather. This weekend’s Humanities Happenings invites you to engage with state history, … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings: 02/20-02/22

Don’t let February’s dreary weather drag you down! Expand your horizons with one of this weekend’s Humanities Happenings events. Olathe: All That Jazz Kansas City jazz thrived on diversity: just as it melded and reshaped African and European musical traditions, … Read full article »

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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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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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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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Humanities Happenings (11/28-12/1)

Thanksgiving is here and KHC has a full plate of humanities events taking place throughout the state this holiday weekend. Topeka: Food for Thought Feed your mind this Thanksgiving with an episode of Sunflower Journeys. Thursday night’s episode, “Museums & … 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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Created Equal in Kansas

Ordinary people do extraordinary things. Case in point: the Americans who participated in the civil rights movement. In honor of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, here are some stories and events related to the civil rights movement … Read full article »

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