Voices from the Big First, 1961-1968

Elizabeth Dole Gallery & Reading Room 2350 Petefish Drive, Lawrence

In 1961, Kansas, with the rest of the United States, found itself at a political, social, and cultural crossroads. Featuring a selection of constituent letters written to then-Congressman Bob Dole from the collections of the Dole Archives, this original exhibit curated by Kansas history scholar Virgil Dean offers a window into the hopes and fears […]

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 […]