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This blog provides links to current resources to help you find what is new and noteworthy in the state of Kansas. State Library staff will highlight a topic of specific interest and supply links to important news and services in the state of Kansas.

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Oct 31

Halloween Facts, Safety, & Some Spooky Stuff Too!

Posted on October 31, 2014 at 10:02 AM by Brett Rurode

Census Facts about Halloween:
http://www.census.gov/content/dam/Census/newsroom/facts-for-features/2014/cb14ff-23_halloween.pdf

Occupations that could be costumes:
http://www.census.gov/content/dam/Census/newsroom/facts-for-features/2014/cb14-ff23_halloween_graphic.jpg

Safety Tips from Kansas Department of Health and Environment:
http://www.kdheks.gov/news/web_archives/2010/10182010.htm

Halloween Safety:
http://www.accesskansas.org/kbi/info/docs/pdf/Halloween Safety.pdf

“Haunted History” by Susan S. Novak, Kansas Heritage, Volume 13, Number 3 (2005)
http://www.kshs.org/publicat/heritage/2005autumn_novak.pdf

“Tour Kansas: Spirit Guide” by Cecilia Harris, KANSAS! Magazine (Fall, 2012)
http://issuu.com/kansasmag/docs/km_ghost_tours

“Take the Trolley. If You Dare” by Kim Gronniger, KANSAS! Magazine (Fall, 2003)
For full article, please contact State Library of Kansas Reference Desk.

Take the Trolley. If you dare


“Whispers from the Past” by Sammy M. Snell, photos by Michael Snell, KANSAS! Magazine (Fall, 1998)
For full article, please contact State Library of Kansas Reference Desk.

Whispers from the Past


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