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Kansas Heritage - Summer 2006

(Volume 14, Number 2)

Kansas Heritage, Summer 2006

Six Degrees of Kansas: Celebrity in the Sunflower State

By Sara J. Keckeisen

Kansans, like the rest of the world, have always had a fascination with the rich and famous. Many stars and dignitaries have touched our state and its residents. Do only six degrees separate you from a brush with celebrity?

Picnic at Pryor's Grove

By Leona M. Dillard

Death in the heartland came on a peaceful summer day.

Near a quiet grove, a town picnic was violently interrupted by gunshots. The crowd scattered, the gunmen fled, and a sheriff lay mortally wounded.

Kansas, Naturally

In search of salt, sand, and sage.

The Wonderful Old . . .

Barn yesterday.

Past Snaps

"Capturing the Moment."

100 Years Ago

Saving San Francisco

About Faces: Etta Moten

She sings with a golden voice

Vintage Vignettes

Short stories of yesteryear

Presenting the Past

Upcoming historical events

Lasting Impressions

Tennis Trio. With rackets ready, young girls pose before a game. Unidentified Kansas location, ca. 1900.