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Jul 08

Material on the History of Education in Kansas

Posted to KGI Online Library Blog on July 8, 2022 at 2:29 PM by Bill Sowers

A short list of online material on the history of education in Kansas.  This material is available at the State Library of Kansas' KGI Online Library and websites of the HathiTrust Digital Library, University of Kansas, Emporia State University, and the Kansas Historical Society...

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May 17

The Kansas State Board of Agriculture Celebrates 50 Years

Posted to KGI Online Library Blog 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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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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