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4th of July

SOME LINKS TO INFORMATION
provided by the State Library of Kansas' Research and Information Division
last updated June 8, 2011

 


SOME BASIC RESOURCES
Basic Readings in U. S. Democracy
http://infousa.state.gov/government/overview/demo.html

Our Flag / U.S. Congress, Joint Committee on Printing, 2003. (H. doc./108th Congress, 1st session; 108-97)
http://www.senate.gov/reference/resources/pdf/ourflag.pdf
(You'll need Adobe Acrobat software to view this document online)

Fun facts about the Fourth of July (U.S. Census Bureau )
http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/facts_for_features_special_editions/cb10-ff12.html

Today in History - July 4th from the Library of Congress
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/today/jul04.html

Decarlation of Independence (National Archives "Charters of Freedom" web site)
http://www.archives.gov/national_archives_experience/charters/declaration.html

The Fourth Of July (from FirstGov.gov)
http://www.firstgov.gov/Topics/Independence_Day.shtml

Star Spangled Banner (Smithsonian)
http://americanhistory.si.edu/starspangledbanner/

KANSAS 4th OF JULY ACTIVITIES
4th of July Celebration at Fort Leavenworth
http://www.travelks.com/s/index.cfm?CID=1128&QString=trip

Fourth of July Celebration
http://www.visitwamego.com/things-to-do/festivals-and-events/4th-of-July/default.aspx
(Wamego)

Freedom Festival
http://www.freedomfest.shermanfairgrounds.com/
(Goodland)

HutchFest
http://www.hutchfest.com/
(Hutchinson)

KCRiverFest 2011
http://kcriverfest.com/
(Kansas City, Missouri)

RiverFest
http://www.wichitariverfest.com/
(Wichita)

Star Spangled Spectacular
http://www.starspangledspectacular.org/
(Overland Park/Shawnee Mission)

Sundown Salute
http://www.sundownsalute.org/home.html
(Junction City)



SEARCHING OUR ONLINE CATALOG (ATLAS)

Click on any of the following headings to browse through lists of material available at the State Library of Kansas, the Kansas State Historical Society (partial holdings for KSHS ) and other research libraries in Topeka, Kansas.

Fourth of July
United States. Declaration of Independence
United States. Continental Congress
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783
Check out the ATLAS Catalog for other resources: http://lib.wuacc.edu/search/

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