Speaker series planned with Smithsonia exhibit
The following speakers are planned in conjunction with the exhibit. All talks begin at 7 p.m. at the Lumberyard Arts Center.
March 26: Virgil Dean, a Kansas research historian, will speak about the history of labor during the past 150 years.
April 8: Ron Wilson, director of the Huck Boyd National Institute for Rural Development at Kansas State University, will speak about rural entrepreneurs and innovators who shaped Kansas.
April 23: Ann Birney, scholar and partner in Ride Into History, will speak about how history and ideas shape our lives and our sense of community.
April 29: Isaias McCaffery, history professor at Independence Community College, will speak on 19th century rural women at work.