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From border ruffians to buffalo commons, from trails to Beech aircraft, from John Brown to Linda Brown, from General Custer to General Eisenhower, from Carry Nation to Gordon Parks, from dust storms to center pivots—the breadth and depth of the American experience is reflected in Kansas.

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Two new electronic books have been added to our site:

New section of Kansas Reference: Kansas in the Movies

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Map of Kansas Literature

Kansas Day 2014 Celebration

"A Long and Winding Walk to Wichita"
Our guest speaker was Henry Fortunato, is director of public affairs at the Kansas City Public Library and 2013-14 Simons Fellow in Public Humanities at the University where he is doing research for a forthcoming book about his Kansas walks.

Read: "Overland Park resident learns about Kansas via walking treks," by Jan Biles, Topeka Capital-Journal, 1-25-2014

The Center for Kansas Studies at Washburn University encourages the study of the history and culture of the state as a matter Kansas state flower: the sunflowerof gaining insight into oneself as a product of those forces. The Fellows of the Center are those Washburn faculty who offer courses which focus on the state and who benefit from the interdisciplinary exchange of ideas and resources.Washburn Unviersity, 1700 SW College Ave., Topeka, Kansas 66621, 785-231-1010

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