Bring Your Own Chair

The Dole Institute of Politics 2350 Petefish Drive, Lawrence, KS

“If they don’t give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair.” -Shirley Chisholm The Bring Your Own Chair project is inspired by Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm’s words and lifetime of work to promote a more inclusive democracy. Chisholm was the first black woman elected to Congress in 1968 and the first black candidate to run for the presidential nomination […]

Kansas Veterans Virtual Memory Wall

The Dole Institute of Politics 2350 Petefish Drive, Lawrence, KS

The Kansas Veterans Virtual Memory Wall at the Dole Institute proudly continues Senator Bob Dole’s commitment to honoring Kansas veterans past and present. By November 2021, your veteran will be featured digitally online via interactive portal, as well as in the halls of the Dole Institute alongside Senator Bob Dole and thousands of other Kansas service […]

EXHIBIT – Remembering Service, Sacrifice, Unity, and Victory: A National Memorial to World War II

Elizabeth Dole Gallery & Reading Room 2350 Petefish Drive, Lawrence

Remembering Service, Sacrifice, Unity, and Victory: A National Memorial to World War II November 30, 2021-January 30, 2022 Exhibit on display in the Elizabeth Dole Gallery & Reading Room The bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941: The tragedy that prompted US entrance into World War II, calling a whole generation into service, both abroad […]