Web Sites of Interest
- This Week in KU History
Provocative articles and photographs on KU history that can be accessed by subject and date.
- Lawrence/Douglas County, Kansas African American Oral History Interviews
A rich collection of more than 40 oral history interviews and photos of African Americans in Lawrence and Douglas County, Kansas, that span more than 150 years.
- Kansas State Historical Society
Features useful resources onsite and online for Kansas history, historical preservation, archeology, publications, and events, including the upcoming 150th anniversary of Kansas statehood.
- Kansas Humanitites Council
Provides resources to create, sponsor, and host humanities programs and exhibits across Kansas.
- Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area
Promotes events and exhibits that showcase the shared history and heritage of 41 border counties in eastern Kansas and western Missouri.
- Kansas Sampler Foundation
Helps preserve, sustain, and enhance rural Kansas communities, culture and contributions.
- Institute of Museum and Library Services
Provides resources to help create and promote strong libraries and museums by connecting people to information and ideas.
- Territorial Kansas Online
Uses personal letters, diaries, historical photographs, and maps to explore the settling of Kansas during the turbulent territorial period.
- The Castle Tea Room
Tells the history of the recently renovated Castle Tea Room, one of the social landmarks of Lawrence, Kansas.
- The History Channel
Offers information and daily quizzes on historical programs organized by date, place, and event.
- Historic Lecompton
Features on-site events, lecture series, and documents for Lecompton, Kansas, "the birthplace of the Civil War.
- Captured: America in Color from 1939-1943 – Denver Post Plog Photo Blog
Images, by photographers of the Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information, are some of the only color photographs taken of the effects of the Depression on America’s rural and small town population.