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 […]
Over the course of three and a half decades, The Raven has overcome odds that have been insurmountable for many other book stores. And this September, it will celebrate 35 years serving the Lawrence community.
Almost 160 years ago, Quantrill’s raiders had no idea that their attempt to destroy Lawrence would one day inspire a celebration of the town’s tenacity.
The Willow Domestic Violence Center is turning 45 years old this year, and it’s partnering with the Watkins Museum of History for an exhibit to tell the organization’s story.
The Watkins Museum of History on Thursday is kicking off its 27th annual Civil War on the Border festival. The four days of programming will feature 15 tours, lectures and more in Douglas County.
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