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Kansas Heritage - Spring 2005

(Volume 13, Number 1)

Kansas Heritage, Spring 2005

The Summer of Picnic

By Bill Shaffer

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Exactly fifty years ago Hollywood's greatest excursion to Kansas came when Columbia Pictures brought its stars, cameras, and technicians to the heart of the Sunflower State to film the story of a stranger in a small Kansas town.


Adventure of the Open Road

By Jay Price

"With the golden age of automobile travel came a push for better roads. And an array of roadside attractions, gas stations, and motels sprang up to cater to the needs of every motorist and eager tourist who took to the open road.

The Heritage Explorer

Historic tours put you in the driver's seat.

Voices from the Heartland

The Golden girls' piano lesson.

About Faces

Savior of the buffalo.

The Wonderful Old . . .

Meet me at the fair

Past Snaps

"Signed, Sealed, & Delivered"

Vintage Vignettes

Short stories of yesteryear

Presenting the Past

Upcoming historical events

Lasting Impressions

PORTRAIT OF A LADY. Me-Nung-Gah, a young Kiowa woman, poses in native dress. Location unknown, ca. 1900.