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Americans by Choice: The Story of Immigration & Citizenship in Kansas
Most Kansans can trace their heritage to another part of the world. Some came in search of a better life for themselves or their children—many came to join families or friends. Americans by Choice is a new exhibit on display until Feb. 28, 2014. More »
Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site offers two trunk programs, Jacks, Jump Ropes and Marbles: Playground Games of the 1950's and History Hunters.
Jacks, Jump Ropes and Marbles-This activity trunk contains reproduction toys and games from 1950's America. The program is designed to make school and recess come alive for children by providing them with games and toys children used more than fifty years ago. Grades 3-6.
History Hunters- This activity trunk is designed to introduce learners to the ways that historians, archeologists, and anthropologists use primary resources to learn about the past. Students will role play by wearing costumes identifying each as an anthropologist, archeologist, or historian. Grades 3-6.
Trunk programs are available for groups of 30 students or less.
Please contact the Education Department for more information about these programs. Our phone number is (785) 354-4273 or send an email be clicking here.
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Dr. Kenneth Clark compiled the social science evidence cited in the U.S. Supreme Court’s Brown v. Board of Education case.--Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site More...