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Sep 24

Censorship and Movies in early 20th Century Kansas [updated July 2021]

Posted to KGI Online Library Blog on September 24, 2015 at 12:13 PM by Bill Sowers

Censorship of Films in Kansas in the early 20th century... The Kansas State Board of Review, established by the Legislature in 1913, began functioning in 1915 as overseer and enforcer of film censorship in Kansas.  For the next 40 years the Board wielded its authority approving motion pictures to be shown in Kansas movie houses as well as cutting or changing scenes and dialect in some films. Read the State Library of Kansas' KGI Blog and resources to learn more...

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Jun 26

Kansas Poor Farms

Posted to KGI Online Library Blog on June 26, 2018 at 10:46 AM by Bill Sowers

A 1935 report on poor farms in Kansas provided online by the State Library of Kansas' KGI Online Library...

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Mar 12

Northeast Kansas Library System Newsletters, 1966-2001

Posted to KGI Online Library Blog on March 12, 2020 at 8:48 AM by Bill Sowers

An online collection of Northeast Kansas Library System newsletters (1966-2001) with stories about library services, people, programs, etc is now online at the State Library of Kansas' KGI Online Library.  Includes news on libraries in Atchison, Doniphan, Douglas, Franklin, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Leavenworth, Miami, Nemaha, Osage, Shawnee and Wyandotte Counties....

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