Family members of Smith Hall benefactor and namesake Irma I. Smith will speak at an open house Saturday, according to event organizers. The event aims to raise awareness about the building and KU’s plans to demolish it.
Kids will have an opportunity to do a range of holiday crafts from around the world at the 10th annual Watkins Museum Tails and Traditions Holiday Festival.
The University of Kansas is planning several events to honor veterans in the coming days, starting with the Salute to Service football game this Saturday.
Following several months of renovations, the Watkins Museum of History will open its newly completed Kramer Family Research Room to the public on Saturday.
Angela Hyde is ready to boogie. She’s booked a sitter and bought an outfit: a pair of bell-bottom jeans and a loud ‘70s shirt.
For six years, the Watkins Genealogy Group has not only instructed the public on how to do family history research — the group has made history of its own.
The harms of federal Native American boarding schools did not stop when those who survived eventually left them, panelists said during a virtual forum Friday afternoon.
Many Native American students, staff and faculty as well as their surrounding community were left in mourning after they learned that unidentified ancestors’ remains were discovered in KU’s museum collections.
The history of Lawrence’s public pool is fraught with a struggle that runs parallel to the fight for civil rights in the 1950 and ’60s.
Following years in the making, the Watkins Museum of History this weekend will open its […]
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