Kansas Heritage - Summer 1997
(Volume 5, Number 2)
Head'em Up, Move 'em Out: The Legacy of the Chisholm Trail
Beginning in 1867 with the great long drives from Texas to Kansas, the Chisholm Trail became "the stuff legends are made of." After 130 years, the romance of the trail and the cattle-driving era still remains.
Wingin' It! Barnstorming in Kansas
With their eyes to the skies, early pilots sought thrills and adventure--and much needed money--by performing stunts and amazing audiences in "heavier than air crafts." They were pioneers of Kansas's rich aviation heritage.
The Heritage Sampler: "Jumping Off To Atchison"
Reflects an era of opulence and splendor.
Voices From the Heartland: "Flight-Testing a Goose"
Young Readers: "Aviation in Kansas: Up, Up, and Away"
History for Kids? It's About Time!
The Kansas Historical Society introduces Kansas Kaleidoscope, a magazine just for kids.