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This film by the Kansas Centennial Commission commemorates 100 years of Kansas statehood with an overview of Kansas history. The twenty-five minute film begins with the Louisiana Purchase and ends with President Eisenhower's speech in Abilene, Kansas, in 1959. The film was produced by the University of Kansas Television-Film Center with assistance from the Kansas Historical Society, and it was written and directed by Robert D. Brooks and J. William Walker.

Creator: Kansas. Centennial Commission
Date: 1960

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Item Number: 223760
Call Number: VT 037.1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 223760

Agriculture - Crops - Wheat
Agriculture - Environment - Weather - Storms - Dust
Agriculture - Structures - Fences
Business and Industry - Aviation
Business and Industry - Media/Communications - Mail - Pony Express
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Cowboys
Business and Industry - Railroad
Business and Industry - Railroad - Companies - Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe
Business and Industry - Railroad - Companies - Kansas Pacific
Business and Industry - Services - Food and drink - Bars & saloons
Collections - Audio-visual
Community Life - Religion - Christianity - Mennonite
Date - 1960s - 1960
Education - Higher education - Institutions - Baker University
Education - Higher education - Institutions - Emporia State University
Education - Higher education - Institutions - Kansas State Agricultural College
Education - Higher education - Institutions - Kansas State Teachers College, Emporia
Education - Higher education - Institutions - University of Kansas
Environment - Weather - Storms - Dust
Environment - Wildlife - Mammals - Buffalo/Bison
Government and Politics - Federal Government - Presidents - Eisenhower, Dwight D.
Government and Politics - Reform and Protest - Antislavery - Abolition
Government and Politics - Reform and Protest - Antislavery - Abolition - Underground Railroad
Government and Politics - Reform and Protest - Farm movements
Government and Politics - Reform and Protest - Populism
Government and Politics - Reform and Protest - Pro-Slavery
Government and Politics - Reform and Protest - Prohibition and temperance
Government and Politics - Reform and Protest - Suffrage
Government and Politics - Reform and Protest - Women's rights
Government and Politics - State Government - Governors - Landon, Alfred Mossman
Government and Politics - State Government - Governors - Robinson, Charles
Government and Politics - Territorial Government - Constitution Making - Topeka Constitution
Government and Politics - Territorial Government - Constitution Making - Wyandotte Constitution
Government and Politics - Territorial Government - Governors - Reeder, Andrew H
Government and Politics - Territorial Government - Legislatures
Government and Politics - Territorial Government - Political parties - Free State
Government and Politics - Territorial Government - Political parties - Proslavery
Military - Wars - Bleeding Kansas
Military - Wars - Civil War
Military - Wars - Civil War - Battle of Mine Creek
Military - Wars - Civil War - Price's Raid
Military - Wars - Civil War - Quantrill's raid
Military - Wars - Spanish American War
Military - Wars - World War I
People - American Indians
People - European Americans - German Russians
People - Notable Kansans - Brown, John, 1800-1859
People - Notable Kansans - Earp, Wyatt, 1848-1929
People - Notable Kansans - Eisenhower, Dwight David, 1890-1969
People - Notable Kansans - Funston, Frederick, 1865-1917
People - Notable Kansans - Hickok, James Butler, 1837-1876
People - Notable Kansans - Landon, Alfred M (Alfred Mossman), 1887-1987
People - Notable Kansans - Lane, James Henry, 1814-1866
People - Notable Kansans - Masterson, William Barclay (Bat), 1853-1921
People - Notable Kansans - Nation, Carry Amelia,1846-1911
People - Notable Kansans - Salter, Susanna Madora, 1860-1961
People - Notable Kansans - White, William Allen, 1868-1944
People - Notable People - Lincoln, Abraham
Places - Cities and towns - Abilene
Places - Cities and towns - Dodge City
Places - Cities and towns - Ellsworth
Places - Cities and towns - Wichita
Places - Counties - Dickinson
Places - Counties - Ellsworth
Places - Counties - Ford
Places - Counties - Sedgwick
Places - Historic sites - First Territorial Capitol
Places - Historic sites - Shawnee Indian Mission
Thematic Time Period - Age of Reform, 1880 - 1917
Thematic Time Period - Bleeding Kansas, 1854 - 1861
Thematic Time Period - Cattle Drives, 1867 - 1885
Thematic Time Period - Civil War, 1861 - 1865
Thematic Time Period - Eisenhower Years, 1946 - 1961
Thematic Time Period - Great Depression and Dust Bowl, 1929 - 1941
Thematic Time Period - Immigration and Settlement, 1854 - 1890
Thematic Time Period - World War II, 1939 - 1945
Transportation - Air Travel
Transportation - Railroads
Transportation - Railroads - Companies - Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe
Transportation - Railroads - Companies - Kansas Pacific
Transportation - Trails - Chisholm
Transportation - Trails - Pony Express
Transportation - Trails - Underground Railroad

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