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Kansas Day - January 29th

KANSAS DAY RESOURCES ON THE INTERNET

(PLEASE NOTE: There will no events at the Kansas State Capitol on Kansas Day, 2009, due to reconstruction work going on in the building)

Kansas Day
http://www.kshs.org/teachers/fieldtrips/kansasday/index.htm
(See what will be going on at the Kansas Museum of History and other placesl to celebrate Kansas Day. Information and material provided by the Kansas State Historical Society)

Kansas Day in the Classroom
http://www.kshs.org/teachers/classroom/kansasday.htm
(Kansas State Historical Society)

Kansas Day
http://www.kancoll.org/voices/1997/0197kday.htm
(From: Kansas Voices at the Kansas Collection)

Today in History: January 29th
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/today/jan29.html
(Kansas History Resources From the Library of Congress)

OTHER RESOURCES ABOUT KANSAS

Links for Students and Researchers (State Library of Kansas)
http://www.kslib.info/information.html
(Links to Kansas history, statistics, facts, etc.)

Kansas State Symbols (State Library of Kansas)
http://www.kslib.info/symbols.html
(Links to information on Kansas state symbols)

Kansas Memory
http://www.kansasmemory.org/
(Excellent online resources on Kansas history provided by the Kansas State Historical Society)

The Kansas Collection
http://www.kancoll.org/
An online collection of books, articles and graphics on Kansas history

Map of Kansas Literature
http://www.washburn.edu/reference/cks/mapping/index.html
(Washburn University)

Territorial Kansas Timeline leading up to Kansas Day, 1861
http://www.territorialkansasonline.org/cgiwrap/imlskto/index.php?SCREEN=timeline
(From Territorial Kansas website)

From the Kansas State Historical Society
Resources and Information for Teachers
Field Trip Ideas
Classroom Materials to Print
Topics in Kansas History

Kansas History Resources
http://www.kansashistory.us/ksstateorg.html

Kansas Heritage Group
http://www.kansasheritage.org/
(online archives devoted to digitally preserving Kansas' past)

Kansas Sampler Foundation
http://kansassampler.org/
(Information on Kansas architecture, art, commerce, cuisine, customs, geography, history, and people)

Poetry of Kansas
http://www.skyways.org/poetry/
(A growing collection of poetry on Kansas)

Kansas Center for the Book
http://skyways.lib.ks.us/orgs/kcfb/index.htm
( The mission of the Kansas Center for the Book is to stimulate public interest in the educational and cultural role of the book; authorship and writing; literacy; and the promotion of reading and libraries.)

Kansas Governors' Messages, 1861-2008
http://www.kslib.info/messages/index.html
(State Library of Kansas. Read Kansas history in the speeches of its governors)

Kansas Legislators Past and Present
http://www.kslib.info/legislators/index.html
(State Library of Kansas. Basic information on more than 8,000 men and women who've served in the State Legislature.)

Natural Kansas
http://www.naturalkansas.org/
(Come see the natural beauty of Kansas)

Request a copy of the Kansas Visitor's Guide
http://www.travelks.com/s/VisitorGuideE.cfm
(Full of pictures, maps and information on Kansas. Provided by Kansas Travel & Tourism, Kansas Dept. of Commerce)

Check out the ATLAS Catalog for other resources: http://topekalibraries.info/

If you see something you'd like to borrow from the Kansas State Library or have further questions feel free to contact us


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