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Kansas Heritage - Summer 2005

(Volume 13, Number 2)

Kansas Heritage, Summer 2005

Surviving the Storm

By Jay Antle

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"Take cover!" The devastation of tornadoes causes Kansans to follow an annual spring ritual: dashing madly to the basement or storm cellar, clutching possessions and pets, all performed to the drone of the storm warning siren.

The White House Called Red Rocks

By Julie A. Pope

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Recently opened as a state historic site, the home at 927 Exchange Street in Emporia stands as a lasting memorial to world-renowned, small-town editor William Allen White, his family, his legacy, and his time.

The Heritage Explorer

Enjoy the blush and the bouquet of local wineries.

Kansas, Naturally

A quest for the cuestas.

About Faces

Baseball's good-luck charm: Charles Victor Faust

The Wonderful Old . . .

Banking on the past

Past Snaps

"Doin' Chores"

Vintage Vignettes

Short stories of yesteryear

Presenting the Past

Upcoming historical events

Lasting Impressions

HIGH FLYER. Howard Athon poses with his Piper J3 Cub at Allen Airport in Topeka, 1951.