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May 17

The Kansas State Board of Agriculture Celebrates 50 Years

Posted on May 17, 2022 at 2:24 PM by Bill Sowers

The Kansas State Board of Agriculture turned 50 years old in 1921.  To mark the anniversary, Board Secretary, J. C. Mohler, wrote up a short history of the Board and its accomplishments.  You can read the text of the presentation at the State Library of Kansas' KGI Online Library ...

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May 05

Three Developments Which Changed Rural Life in the Early 20th Century

Posted on May 5, 2022 at 2:45 PM by Bill Sowers

Three New Farm Hands:  Text of a presentation given at the 1902 Kansas State Board of Agriculture on "Three New Farm-Hands": the telephone, free rural mail delivery, and the rural street trolley.  Read the article at the State Library of Kansas' KGI Online Library...

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Apr 25

A Librarian Speaks at the Kansas Agricultural Meeting of 1913

Posted on April 25, 2022 at 2:10 PM by Bill Sowers

A 1913 speech by University of Kansas librarian, Carrie M. Watson, promoting books and reading; given at the Annual Meeting of the Kansas State Board of Agriculture; available online at the State Library of Kansas' KGI Online Library...

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