From the Archives

A collection of previously published articles

Pulled from the pages of past issues of KANSAS!, we're sharing articles from over 75 years.


From the Archives

The President Visits Home

In this "From the Archives" article, we look back to when President Dwight Eisenhower returned to Abilene for the dedication of…

From the Archives: Opening of Wamego's Oz Museum

Featured in the 2004 Summer issue Editor's Note: Some exhibits and artifacts mentioned in this article may no longer be on display…


From the Archives

From the Archives: A Slice of Rural Life

  • 6 minutes

The Kansas Sampler Festival, the annual two-day gathering hosted by the Penner family on their farm near Inman, has grown beyond its founders’ wildest dreams. This article was originally featured in…

History & Heritage

Discovering Lewis and Clark

  • 8 minutes

Editor's note: This article was originally featured in the winter issue of 2003. Quotes and descriptions were pulled from journal entries. We camped in one of the most beautiful plains I ever saw…

From the Archives

From the Archives: Sentinel of the Plains

  • 5 minutes

Gove County’s dramatic Castle Rock, a favorite of landscape photographers and sightseers alike, has stood guard over the Kansas Plains for centuries. This article was originally featured in the…

  • 3 minutes

Story & photography by KANSAS! Magazine Staff This story was originally featured in our November/December issue of 1962 It was billed as an exhibition match between two of the world's best golfers…

From the Archives

Wyatt Earp Returns to Dodge City

  • 2 minutes

Dipping into our archives, we look back to when actor Hugh O'Brian visited Dodge City as his character Wyatt Earp from the 1950s-60s TV show about the famous lawman. Story by Staff Writer | This…