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May 05

Road Tripping Around Kansas: Resources to Help Celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week

Posted to From the Reference Desk... by Sarah Tenfelde-Dubois

Today Governor Laura Kelly signed a proclamation declaring May 2-8 as National Travel and Tourism Week. That being said, the State Library of Kansas has several books that might help you plan a weekend road trip to some fun destination right here in Kansas, even if you don’t get the trip in during this week.

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Jun 09

Helping our communities move forward

Posted to From the Third Floor - State Librarian's Office by Holly Hutchinson

The events of the last six months have been startling both professionally and personally, and continue daily to take my breath away.  I have been unsure how to respond across a large platform but I have had many interpersonal conversations with Kansas residents and with librarians across the state and nation. 

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Sep 16

PHOTOS OF ROAD CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY FROM THE 1920s

Posted to KGI Online Library Blog by Bill Sowers

From the State Library of Kansas' KGI Online Library:  A section of the magazine, Kansas Highways, Volume 3, no. 1 (Feb. 1920), on new federal aid to highways featuring some great photos of cutting edge road-building machinery of the time. Articles also include information on road construction aid from the federal government in 1920 as well as a sad list of names of recent train/automobile accident victims in Kansas.

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