Tag Archives: William Allen White

Kansas Humanities Council Awards Five Grants

The Kansas Humanities Council recently awarded $36,464 in Heritage and Humanities grants to five Kansas organizations. Local contributions to the project are estimated at $323,886. Goddard Woman’s Club ($3,000) “Historical Preservation Project” A project to preserve and share historical materials … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings – Kansas Day Edition

Sunday, January 29th marks 156 years of Kansas statehood. What better way to celebrate than with a weekend of hometown humanities events highlighting the Kansas stories that move us and make us? Lawrence: Langston’s Lawrence The Watkins Museum of History’s … Read full article »

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To An Anxious Friend

In 1922, William Allen White published “To An Anxious Friend,” an impassioned defense of the freedom of speech. For this he won the Pulitzer Prize, the first Kansan to do so. To celebrate 100 years of the Pulitzer Prizes and … Read full article »

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The Pulitzer Project in Kansas: William Allen White and Freedom of Speech

Kansas Humanities Council Request for Partners Deadline: 5 PM Monday, March 14, 2016 Click here for guidelines and application In 1922, William Allen White published “To An Anxious Friend,” an impassioned defense of the freedom of speech. For this he … Read full article »

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