Liberty Hall holds so many years’ worth of stories and experiences that it’s almost as if the structure itself is alive. That’s why General Manager Dean Edington II refers to the building’s aura as “the spirit of the hall.”
The Department of the Interior on Wednesday released the final version of its first report into the history of American Indian boarding schools — and touched briefly on the history of Haskell Indian Nations University in the process.
Many Lawrence residents don’t realize that North Lawrence has a vibrant and diverse history of its own. Images in a new Watkins Museum exhibit embody that history.
The Watkins Museum of History’s public research room is currently under renovation, but the plans are expanding even more with an additional $100,000 grant.
The U.S. House cleared a bill Tuesday that would expand the Kansas site honoring the U.S. Supreme Court ruling overturning school segregation, adding National Park Service sites in other states to commemorate their roles in the decision as well.
Black Jack Battlefield and Nature Park board members will flip pancakes Saturday and serve them in a stack slathered in syrup rendered from the historic site’s maple grove.
Douglas County Commissioners on Wednesday granted an uncommon ask for funding for a community event.
Indigenous educators and administrators shared potential benefits and possible pitfalls in crafting and delivering land acknowledgements during a virtual panel discussion this week.
The Kaw Nation’s Sacred Red Rock will soon be returned to its rightful owners and location, thanks to a $5 million grant to support the project.
Every Jayhawk fan holds a memory or a piece of memorabilia they consider extra special. For Diane and James Carnell, an exceptional piece of Jayhawk history spans their rural Douglas County home.