Archive for Sunday, March 17, 2013

Speaker series planned with Smithsonia exhibit

March 17, 2013

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.

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