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Mar
20
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas Event Image Details
Topeka   The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
Mar
20
Poet Laureate of Kansas: Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary Event Image Details
Wichita   Poet Laureate of Kansas: Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary
Mar
21
To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee Event Image Details
Topeka   To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Mar
21
Medicine Walk by Richard Wagamese Event Image Details
Goodland   Medicine Walk by Richard Wagamese
Mar
22
Immigration in Kansas Today Event Image Details
Liberal   Immigration in Kansas Today
Mar
22
How Elizabeth Barrett Browning Saved My Life by Mameve Medwed Event Image Details
Basehor   How Elizabeth Barrett Browning Saved My Life by Mameve Medwed
Mar
22
The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan Event Image Details
El Dorado   The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
Mar
23
Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas Event Image Details
Derby   Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas
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Kansas Stories of the Vietnam War

To commemorate 50 years since the escalation of U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War, Humanities Kansas is launching an oral history project in partnership with the Library of Congress

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Mar
23
William Allen White and the KKK in Kansas: "A Real American Goes Hunting" Event Image Details
Park City   William Allen White and the KKK in Kansas: "A Real American Goes Hunting"
Mar
23
Researching Your Home and the People Who Lived There Event Image Details
Emporia   Researching Your Home and the People Who Lived There
Mar
24
William Allen White and the KKK in Kansas: "A Real American Goes Hunting" Event Image Details
Winfield   William Allen White and the KKK in Kansas: "A Real American Goes Hunting"
Mar
25
The Woman in Black by Susan Hill Event Image Details
Parsons   The Woman in Black by Susan Hill
Mar
25
The Kansas City Monarchs in Our Hometown Event Image Details
Kansas City   The Kansas City Monarchs in Our Hometown
Mar
26
Free Speech in Times of Crisis Event Image Details
Olathe   Free Speech in Times of Crisis
Mar
26
The Farming of Bones by Edwidge Danticat Event Image Details
Topeka   The Farming of Bones by Edwidge Danticat
Mar
26
Online Grants Chat Event Image Details
  Online Grants Chat
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Crossroads: Change in Rural America

Crossroads is a Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition drawing on the history and culture of rural America to provoke fresh thinking and spark conversations about the future and sustainability of rural communities.

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Mar
26
When Freedom Changed America Event Image Details
Bonner Springs   When Freedom Changed America
Mar
27
Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine Event Image Details
Newton   Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine
Mar
28
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston Event Image Details
Manhattan   Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
Mar
28
Kansas Legends and Folktales Event Image Details
Holton   Kansas Legends and Folktales
Mar
28
Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas Event Image Details
Topeka   Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas
Mar
28
Letters of a Woman Homesteader by Elinore Pruitt Stewart Event Image Details
Tonganoxie   Letters of a Woman Homesteader by Elinore Pruitt Stewart
Mar
29
The Map of Kansas Literature - Radical Kansas Event Image Details
Pittsburg   The Map of Kansas Literature - Radical Kansas
Mar
29-30
The Little Blue Books at 100: Haldeman-Julius’s Revolutionary Publishing Venture Event Image Details
Pittsburg   The Little Blue Books at 100: Haldeman-Julius’s Revolutionary Publishing Venture
Mar
29
The Haldeman-Julius Legacy, a Century In: Disruption, Digitality, Democracy Event Image Details
Girard   The Haldeman-Julius Legacy, a Century In: Disruption, Digitality, Democracy
Mar
30
The Unsettling of America: Culture & Agriculture by Wendell Berry - Book Discussion Event Image Details
Sterling   The Unsettling of America: Culture & Agriculture by Wendell Berry - Book Discussion
Mar
30
The Little Blue Books at 100: Haldeman-Julius’s Revolutionary Publishing Venture - Tour of Girard Event Image Details
Girard   The Little Blue Books at 100: Haldeman-Julius’s Revolutionary Publishing Venture - Tour of Girard
Mar
30
The Kansas City Monarchs in Our Hometown Event Image Details
Onaga   The Kansas City Monarchs in Our Hometown
Mar
31
Learning from Native Americans Today - Discussion Event Image Details
Kinsley   Learning from Native Americans Today - Discussion
Apr
2
Foam on the Range Event Image Details
Ashland   Foam on the Range
Apr
2
If These Walls Could Talk: Kansas Murals Event Image Details
Lawrence   If These Walls Could Talk: Kansas Murals
Apr
2
Orphan Train by Baker Kline Event Image Details
Oberlin   Orphan Train by Baker Kline
Apr
3
The Map of Kansas Literature - Queer(ing) in Kansas Event Image Details
Topeka   The Map of Kansas Literature - Queer(ing) in Kansas
Apr
3
Open City: A Novel by Teju Cole Event Image Details
Kansas City   Open City: A Novel by Teju Cole
Apr
3
Tasting the Past: Exploring Kansas Food Memories Event Image Details
Hiawatha   Tasting the Past: Exploring Kansas Food Memories
Apr
4
The Harvey Girls Event Image Details
Prairie Village   The Harvey Girls
Apr
4
Dance for the Dead by Thomas Perry Event Image Details
Hutchinson   Dance for the Dead by Thomas Perry
Apr
4-18
Verbatim Theatre Workshop Series - Veterans Story Collecting Project Event Image Details
Overland Park   Verbatim Theatre Workshop Series - Veterans Story Collecting Project
Apr
4
The Socrates Cafe: Information and Community Event Image Details
Salina   The Socrates Cafe: Information and Community
Apr
4
Sarah Smarsh's Heartland: A Community Read - Panel Discussion Event Image Details
Emporia   Sarah Smarsh's Heartland: A Community Read - Panel Discussion
Apr
5
The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd Event Image Details
Lenexa   The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
Apr
5
Standing in the Rainbow by Fannie Flagg Event Image Details
Basehor   Standing in the Rainbow by Fannie Flagg
Apr
5
Kansas Legends and Folktales Event Image Details
Havensville   Kansas Legends and Folktales
Apr
6
Onward Haskell: The Making of an Indian Nations University Event Image Details
Paola   Onward Haskell: The Making of an Indian Nations University
Apr
6
The Harvey Girls Event Image Details
Wichita   The Harvey Girls
Apr
6
Typical American by Gish Jen Event Image Details
Augusta   Typical American by Gish Jen
Apr
6
Powwow & Indigenous Cultures Festival Event Image Details
Lawrence   Powwow & Indigenous Cultures Festival
Apr
6
Indigenous Languages Revitalization - Panel Discussion Event Image Details
Lawrence   Indigenous Languages Revitalization - Panel Discussion
Apr
7
Down to the Countryside: Perspectives on the Chinese Cultural Revolution - Panel Event Image Details
North Newton   Down to the Countryside: Perspectives on the Chinese Cultural Revolution - Panel
Apr
7
The Map of Kansas Literature - Kansas Beats Event Image Details
Wichita   The Map of Kansas Literature - Kansas Beats
Apr
7
Moment by Moment: Family History Writing Workshop Event Image Details
Stafford   Moment by Moment: Family History Writing Workshop
Apr
7
Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas Event Image Details
Lyons   Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas
Apr
8
Math & Social Justice - Algorithmic Bias Event Image Details
Highland   Math & Social Justice - Algorithmic Bias
Apr
8
Kansas Legends and Folktales Event Image Details
Moundridge   Kansas Legends and Folktales
Apr
9
House Made of Dawn by N. Scott Momaday Event Image Details
Kinsley   House Made of Dawn by N. Scott Momaday
Apr
10
Veterans Memoir Writing Workshop Event Image Details
Overland Park   Veterans Memoir Writing Workshop
Apr
11
Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast Event Image Details
Goodland   Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast
Apr
11
Kansas Stories of the Vietnam War Handover Ceremony Event Image Details
Lawrence   Kansas Stories of the Vietnam War Handover Ceremony
Apr
11
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng Event Image Details
Nickerson   Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
Apr
11
Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas Event Image Details
Le Roy   Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas
Apr
13
Sarah Smarsh - Tallgrass Writing Workshop Keynote Event Image Details
Emporia   Sarah Smarsh - Tallgrass Writing Workshop Keynote
Apr
13
Children of the Promised Land Event Image Details
Hays   Children of the Promised Land
Apr
14
The Center of Everything by Laura Moriarty Event Image Details
Leavenworth   The Center of Everything by Laura Moriarty
Apr
15
The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu Event Image Details
Junction City   The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu
Apr
17
The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien Event Image Details
Topeka   The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien
Apr
17
If These Walls Could Talk: Kansas Murals Event Image Details
North Newton   If These Walls Could Talk: Kansas Murals
Apr
18
Veterans Story Collecting Project: Cultivating Empathy within Community Event Image Details
Overland Park   Veterans Story Collecting Project: Cultivating Empathy within Community
Apr
18
Researching Your Home and the People Who Lived There Event Image Details
Linwood   Researching Your Home and the People Who Lived There
Apr
18
Charlie and the Common Good: Big Ideas in a Small Town - Film Discussion Event Image Details
Emporia   Charlie and the Common Good: Big Ideas in a Small Town - Film Discussion
Apr
20
A New Deal for Public Art in the Free State: Post Office Murals of Kansas Event Image Details
Wichita   A New Deal for Public Art in the Free State: Post Office Murals of Kansas
Apr
22
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman Event Image Details
Parsons   The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
Apr
23
One Soldier's Story by Bob Dole Event Image Details
Topeka   One Soldier's Story by Bob Dole
Apr
23
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead Event Image Details
Topeka   The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
Apr
23
Water in Kansas: Past & Present Event Image Details
Inman   Water in Kansas: Past & Present
Apr
23
Out of the Darkness: Records of the Vietnam War Event Image Details
Norton   Out of the Darkness: Records of the Vietnam War
Apr
24
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston Event Image Details
El Dorado   Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
Apr
25
A New Deal for Public Art in the Free State: Post Office Murals of Kansas Event Image Details
Manhattan   A New Deal for Public Art in the Free State: Post Office Murals of Kansas
Apr
25
The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan Event Image Details
Manhattan   The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
Apr
26
Quite a Year for Plums by Bailey White Event Image Details
Basehor   Quite a Year for Plums by Bailey White
Apr
26
 The Long Road to Women's Suffrage in Kansas Event Image Details
Topeka   The Long Road to Women's Suffrage in Kansas
Apr
27
Hannah Coulter by Wendell Berrry - Book Discussion Event Image Details
Sterling   Hannah Coulter by Wendell Berrry - Book Discussion
Apr
27
Jump!Star, Constellate 5: Deep Time Event Image Details
Elmdale   Jump!Star, Constellate 5: Deep Time
Apr
27
Kansas Weather in Life, Literature, and Photography Event Image Details
Park City   Kansas Weather in Life, Literature, and Photography
Apr
27
Strangers in Town - Film Screening Event Image Details
Manhattan   Strangers in Town - Film Screening
Apr
28
 Kansas Legends and Folktales Event Image Details
Madison   Kansas Legends and Folktales
Apr
29
Virtues of Place: Wendell Berry and Rural Kansas - Panel Discussion Event Image Details
Sterling   Virtues of Place: Wendell Berry and Rural Kansas - Panel Discussion
Apr
29
Virtues of Place: Wendell Berry and Rural Kansas - Lecture Event Image Details
Sterling   Virtues of Place: Wendell Berry and Rural Kansas - Lecture
Apr
30
Tender at the Bone by Ruth Reichl Event Image Details
Overland Park   Tender at the Bone by Ruth Reichl
Apr
30
William Stafford: Poetry, Politics, & Place Event Image Details
Kinsley   William Stafford: Poetry, Politics, & Place
May
1
The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu Event Image Details
Kansas City   The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu
May
2
The Socrates Cafe: Policy and Community Event Image Details
Salina   The Socrates Cafe: Policy and Community
May
4-25
Middle of Everywhere: Architectures of the Flint Hills - Exhibition Event Image Details
Alma   Middle of Everywhere: Architectures of the Flint Hills - Exhibition
May
4
Middle of Everywhere: Architectures of the Flint Hills - Exhibition Opening Event Image Details
Alma   Middle of Everywhere: Architectures of the Flint Hills - Exhibition Opening
May
4
Breath, Eyes, Memory by Edwidge Danticat Event Image Details
Augusta   Breath, Eyes, Memory by Edwidge Danticat
May
4
Head 'Em Up & Move 'Em Out Event Image Details
Winfield   Head 'Em Up & Move 'Em Out
May
5
The Slow Air of Ewan MacPherson by Thomas Fox Averill Event Image Details
Leavenworth   The Slow Air of Ewan MacPherson by Thomas Fox Averill
May
7
The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman Event Image Details
Oberlin   The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman
May
7
Kansas Legends and Folktales Event Image Details
El Dorado   Kansas Legends and Folktales
May
8
Average Jane Podcast - Meat Packing on the Plains Event Image Details
Emporia   Average Jane Podcast - Meat Packing on the Plains
May
8
The Harvey Girls Event Image Details
Lawrence   The Harvey Girls
May
9
The Wall of Lucca by Steve Physioc Event Image Details
Nickerson   The Wall of Lucca by Steve Physioc
May
9
Researching Your Home and the People Who Lived There Event Image Details
El Dorado   Researching Your Home and the People Who Lived There
May
9
William Allen White and the KKK in Kansas: "A Real American Goes Hunting" Event Image Details
Lawrence   William Allen White and the KKK in Kansas: "A Real American Goes Hunting"
May
11
Middle of Everywhere: Architectures of the Flint Hills - Architectural Tour Event Image Details
Alma   Middle of Everywhere: Architectures of the Flint Hills - Architectural Tour
May
13
Arts & Social Justice - Frank Waln Event Image Details
Highland   Arts & Social Justice - Frank Waln
May
14
 The Gardens of Kyoto by Kate Walbert Event Image Details
Abilene   The Gardens of Kyoto by Kate Walbert
May
15
Average Jane Podcast - She Teaches Event Image Details
Emporia   Average Jane Podcast - She Teaches
May
15
I Just Want to Testify - Film Premiere and Discussion Event Image Details
Topeka   I Just Want to Testify - Film Premiere and Discussion
May
16-10
I Just Want to Testify - Broadcast Premiere Event Image Details
Topeka   I Just Want to Testify - Broadcast Premiere
May
16
A Congress for Women: Women's Clubs and the Chautauqua Movement Event Image Details
Eudora   A Congress for Women: Women's Clubs and the Chautauqua Movement
May
18
A Dream Deferred: An American Story - Film Discussion Event Image Details
Kansas City   A Dream Deferred: An American Story - Film Discussion
May
18
Sharing Patterns, Sharing Lives: Kansas Quilt Workshop Event Image Details
Independence   Sharing Patterns, Sharing Lives: Kansas Quilt Workshop
May
18
Brown v. Board Mural Project: Legacy & Vision - Film Discussion Event Image Details
Topeka   Brown v. Board Mural Project: Legacy & Vision - Film Discussion
May
20
If These Walls Could Talk: Kansas Murals Event Image Details
Lakin   If These Walls Could Talk: Kansas Murals
May
21
The Roots of Pentecostalism in Kansas - Public Event Event Image Details
Topeka   The Roots of Pentecostalism in Kansas - Public Event
May 21
- Aug 31
The Roots of Pentecostalism in Kansas - Online Exhibition Event Image Details
Lawrence   The Roots of Pentecostalism in Kansas - Online Exhibition
May
21
Sag Harbor by Colson Whitehead Event Image Details
Overland Park   Sag Harbor by Colson Whitehead
May
22
Average Jane Podcast - Policewomen Event Image Details
Emporia   Average Jane Podcast - Policewomen
May
23
A Lost Lady by Willa Cather Event Image Details
Manhattan   A Lost Lady by Willa Cather
May
23
The Last Cattle Drive by Robert Day Event Image Details
Tonganoxie   The Last Cattle Drive by Robert Day
May
25
The Dockum Drugstore Sit-In Event Image Details
Park City   The Dockum Drugstore Sit-In
May
27
I Just Want to Testify - Encore Broadcast Event Image Details
Topeka   I Just Want to Testify - Encore Broadcast
Jun
1-30
Wellington Public Library Digitization & Preservation - Display Event Image Details
Wellington   Wellington Public Library Digitization & Preservation - Display
Jun
3
In Their Own Words: The Ancient Egyptians Event Image Details
Concordia   In Their Own Words: The Ancient Egyptians
Jun
4
The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty Event Image Details
Oberlin   The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty
Jun
5
A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah Event Image Details
Kansas City   A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah
Jun
6-16
Oral History of Special Olympics Kansas - Film Discussion Event Image Details
Wichita   Oral History of Special Olympics Kansas - Film Discussion
Jun
6
Feel Your Oats (with the help from a Goat) Event Image Details
Salina   Feel Your Oats (with the help from a Goat)
Jun
10
Ruralpreneurs: Tumbleweeds and Talents in Kansas Communities Event Image Details
Perry   Ruralpreneurs: Tumbleweeds and Talents in Kansas Communities
Jun
11-7
Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas Event Image Details
Olathe   Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas
Jun
13
Out of the Darkness: Records of the Vietnam War Event Image Details
Stafford   Out of the Darkness: Records of the Vietnam War
Jun
14
Kansas Weather in Life, Literature, and Photography Event Image Details
Greensburg   Kansas Weather in Life, Literature, and Photography
Jun
15
Researching Your Home and the People Who Lived There Event Image Details
Onaga   Researching Your Home and the People Who Lived There
Jun
18
New Deal for Public Art in the Free State: Post Office Murals of Kansas Event Image Details
Topeka   New Deal for Public Art in the Free State: Post Office Murals of Kansas
Jul
1-31
People, Pride, and Promise: The Story of the Dockum Sit-in: Traveling Exhibition Event Image Details
Topeka   People, Pride, and Promise: The Story of the Dockum Sit-in: Traveling Exhibition
Jul
3
Kansas Legends and Folktales Event Image Details
Greensburg   Kansas Legends and Folktales
Jul
5
Ellsworth County Photo Preservation Project - Display Event Image Details
Kanopolis   Ellsworth County Photo Preservation Project - Display
Jul
10
Grimm for Grownups Event Image Details
Coffeyville   Grimm for Grownups
Jul
13
The Dockum Drugstore Sit-in: Presentation Event Image Details
Topeka   The Dockum Drugstore Sit-in: Presentation
Jul
18
Fresh Produce: Kansas's Orchardists, Market Growers, and Truck Farmers Event Image Details
Eudora   Fresh Produce: Kansas's Orchardists, Market Growers, and Truck Farmers
Jul
21
Irrigation in Kansas Event Image Details
Stafford   Irrigation in Kansas
Jul
25
A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains by Isabella L. Bird Event Image Details
Tonganoxie   A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains by Isabella L. Bird
Jul
27
A New Deal for Public Art in the Free State: Post Office Murals of Kansas Event Image Details
Olathe   A New Deal for Public Art in the Free State: Post Office Murals of Kansas
Jul
30
The Harvey Girls Event Image Details
Dodge City   The Harvey Girls
Jul
31
If These Walls Could Talk: Kansas Murals Event Image Details
Dodge City   If These Walls Could Talk: Kansas Murals
Aug
1
The Vaqueros Event Image Details
Dodge City   The Vaqueros
Aug
2
Researching Your Home and the People Who Lived There Event Image Details
Dodge City   Researching Your Home and the People Who Lived There
Aug
7
Grants Chat - Online Event Image Details
  Grants Chat - Online
Aug
10
Average Jane: Talking to Women who Work in Kansas - Panel Discussion Event Image Details
Garden City   Average Jane: Talking to Women who Work in Kansas - Panel Discussion
Aug
13
Once Upon a Town by Bob Greene Event Image Details
Abilene   Once Upon a Town by Bob Greene
Aug
13
Moment by Moment: Family History Writing Workshop Event Image Details
Overland Park   Moment by Moment: Family History Writing Workshop
Aug
17
Average Jane: Talking to Women who Work in Kansas - Panel Discussion Event Image Details
Salina   Average Jane: Talking to Women who Work in Kansas - Panel Discussion
Aug
17
Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas Event Image Details
Wichita   Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas
Aug
24
Ellsworth County Photo Preservation Project - Dislpay Event Image Details
Ellsworth   Ellsworth County Photo Preservation Project - Dislpay
Aug
24
Average Jane: Talking to Women who Work in Kansas - Panel Discussion Event Image Details
Kansas City   Average Jane: Talking to Women who Work in Kansas - Panel Discussion
Sep
10
When the Elephants Dance by Tess Uriza Holthe Event Image Details
Abilene   When the Elephants Dance by Tess Uriza Holthe
Sep
18
Not Without Laughter by Langston Hughes Event Image Details
Topeka   Not Without Laughter by Langston Hughes
Sep
25
Fresh Produce: Kansas's Orchardists, Market Growers, and Truck Farmers Event Image Details
Wichita   Fresh Produce: Kansas's Orchardists, Market Growers, and Truck Farmers
Sep
28
Marion Photograph Preservation Project - Open House Event Image Details
Marion   Marion Photograph Preservation Project - Open House
Sep
30
How Elizabeth Barrett Browning Saved My Life by Mameve Medwed Event Image Details
Prairie Village   How Elizabeth Barrett Browning Saved My Life by Mameve Medwed
Oct
8
219286SB - Researching Your Home and the People Who Lived There Event Image Details
Prairie Village   219286SB - Researching Your Home and the People Who Lived There
Oct
16
The Center of Everything by Laura Moriarty Event Image Details
Topeka   The Center of Everything by Laura Moriarty
Oct
19
Quite a Year for Plums by Bailey White Event Image Details
Prairie Village   Quite a Year for Plums by Bailey White
Oct
25
The Long Road to Women's Suffrage in Kansas Event Image Details
Lawrence   The Long Road to Women's Suffrage in Kansas
Nov
5
 The Murder of Emmett Till Event Image Details
Prairie Village   The Murder of Emmett Till
Nov
7
Bronco Bustin' Showmen and Their Spectacular Wild West Shows Event Image Details
Lyons   Bronco Bustin' Showmen and Their Spectacular Wild West Shows
Nov
7
Grimm for Grownups Event Image Details
Dodge City   Grimm for Grownups
Nov
9
Native American Identity: An American Story - Film Discussion Event Image Details
Kansas City   Native American Identity: An American Story - Film Discussion
Nov
20
The Slow Air of Ewan MacPherson by Thomas Fox Averill Event Image Details
Topeka   The Slow Air of Ewan MacPherson by Thomas Fox Averill

 

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