Tag Archives: Topeka

Topeka Gives 2016

“There were quite a few in our group who lived in this time period and I was appreciative of the discussion leader for letting them share their own experiences. It was like a history lesson and a book discussion all in … Read full article »

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Topeka StoryCorps: Darren Canady and Madison Wallace

In 2014, StoryCorps came to Topeka to document stories that explore the 60-year impact of Brown v. Topeka Board of Education, the landmark supreme court case that desegregated public schools. Darren Canady and Madison Wallace compare their high school experiences … Read full article »

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Topeka StoryCorps: Linda Jeffrey and Randolph Jeffrey

In 2014, StoryCorps came to Topeka to document stories that explore the 60-year impact of Brown v. Topeka Board of Education, the landmark Supreme Court case that desegregated public schools. Randolph Jeffrey interviews his sister Linda about her educational experience … Read full article »

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Topeka StoryCorps: Christel Marquardt and Joel Marquardt

In 2014, StoryCorps came to Topeka to document stories that explore the 60-year impact of Brown v. Board Board of Education, the landmark Supreme Court case that desegregated public schools. Joel Marquardt shares his experiences attending Topeka High and his … Read full article »

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Topeka StoryCorps: Maxine and Melvin Patterson

In 2014, StoryCorps came to Topeka to document stories that explore the 60-year impact of Brown v. Board Board of Education, the landmark Supreme Court case that desegregated public schools. Maxine Patterson interviews Melvin Patterson about their experiences attending the … Read full article »

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Topeka StoryCorps: Adrian Pearson and Donna Rae Pearson

In 2014, StoryCorps came to Topeka to document stories that explore the 60-year impact of Brown v. Board Board of Education, the landmark Supreme Court case that desegregated public schools. Adrian Pearson talks with his mother Donna Rae Pearson about … Read full article »

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Topeka StoryCorps: Duane Pomeroy and Janel Johnson

In 2014, StoryCorps came to Topeka to document stories that explore the 60-year impact of Brown v. Board Board of Education, the landmark Supreme Court case that desegregated public schools. Duane Pomeroy, former USD 501 school board member, interviews Janel … Read full article »

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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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Humanities Happenings 2/5-2/7

Want to include some culture in your weekend plans? KHC has you covered with book discussions, museum exhibitions, and more. Colby: Sorting Out Race This traveling exhibition from the Kauffman Museum uses thrift store objects to explore race and racial identity. … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings – 1/23 -1/24

KHC-supported humanities events are the cure for the winter blues: a film premiere, a book discussion, and presentations sure to get you thinking and doing this weekend. Topeka: Meet “Our Charley” The Shawnee County Historical Society presents the premiere of “Our … Read full article »

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