From the Archives of KANSAS! Magazine

A collection of previously published articles

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

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Follow the Yellow Brick Road to Wamego and check out one of the largest private collections of OZ Memorabilia at Wamego’s OZ Museum Featured in the 2004 Summer issue Editor's Note: Some exhibits…

From the Archives

From the Archives: Luther's Smokehouse

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Photography by Joanne M. Sheehan Published in the Winter issue of 1996 – this is the complete article with light editing. Head to LeRoy for beef jerky that will take you to the ends of the earth…

From the Archives

From the Archives: Monarch of the Plains

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Photography by Andrea Etzel & Lorraine Jackson (black and white images) From the archives, this story was originally published in the summer of 1967. Some pieces of this article have been edited…

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History & Heritage

The Game of Kings (and cowboys)

A Flint Hills ranch keeps a rougher version of polo alive Photography by Jason Dailey\ Polo is one of the world’s oldest sports…

Reasons to Love Kansas

A Herd, Once More

The Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas works to care for and grow its herd of bison as a practical and symbolic bridge between its past and future…

Arts & Entertainment

Working from a Past Heading to a Future

Ric Dunwoody and Mona Cliff talk contemporary Native art and the futures they envision Photography by Jason Dailey (Mona Cliff) and Aaron…

Reasons to Love Kansas

Forging Our Best Neighborhoods

Photography by Fally Afani, mural in Lecompton Gaston Bachelard’s landmark and influential book The Poetics of Space is a…

Reasons to Love Kansas

Beautiful Days in Our Neighborhoods

We explore and celebrate different neighborhoods across the state Illustration by Abra Shirley When people talk about neighborhoods, they…