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Come One, Come All

August 9th, 2009 at 10:25 am

Fun for kids (and everyone) at the William Allen White house. TODAY! From “Come one, come all,” by Ashley Walker (in Friday’s Gazette): Sunday, The William Allen White Community Partnership and the Kansas State Historical Society are hosting a family carnival at the William Allen White State Historic Site at 927 Exchange St. And, yes, […]

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New Hours

July 5th, 2009 at 4:46 pm

As mentioned earlier today, the William Allen White House State Historic Site is now open on Sunday afternoons for your viewing pleasure, from 1-5 p.m. To kick off the new Sunday hours, free ice cream was offered. John Mallon (not pictured), Dr. Stephen Haught, and Julie Johnson were there to serve ice cream to guests […]

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Free ice cream today

July 5th, 2009 at 9:38 am

From The Emporia Gazette: Sunday visitor hours begin in July at the William Allen White House State Historic Site, 927 Exchange St., with the site opening from 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays. A special Sunday “Ice Cream on the Porch” will be from 3 to 5 p.m. this Sunday. People are invited to “come for […]

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Jones Grant

June 29th, 2009 at 5:41 pm

HISTORICAL SOCIETY AWARDED GRANT FROM JONES TRUST FOR WILLIAM ALLEN WHITE HOUSE STATE HISTORIC SITE ______________________________________ TOPEKA, KS—The Kansas Historical Society announced it has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the W.S. & E.C. Jones Trust, Bank of America, Trustee, to be used at the William Allen White House State Historic Site in Emporia. The […]

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Ray Call

June 14th, 2009 at 4:31 pm

Sunday afternoon on the William Allen White Porch. A beautiful day, clouds, upper 70s with a light breeze. The William Allen White House is a Kansas State Historic Site. Tom Eblen, of Lawrence, introduces today’s speaker – Ray Call. He said of Call, “He’s widely known and is respected by the Kansas Press Association, of […]

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Investigative Journalism

September 28th, 2008 at 5:33 pm

As part of the continuing “On the Porch” series, this afternoon Max McCoy spoke on investigative journalism – a perfect topic for discussion on the porch of famed newspaper editor, William Allen White. Max McCoy is an assistant professor at Emporia State University and is adviser to the college paper “The Bulletin.” A prolific writer, […]

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Max – Sunday

September 27th, 2008 at 8:17 pm

Max McCoy From Roger Heineken: Max McCoy is the kind of writer W.A.White would love to visit with on his ample porch in Emporia, Kansas. This Sunday, McCoy visits the Sage’s porch to discuss his view of and experiences in Investigative Journalism. Max McCoy is an award winning author, journalist and educator in the English […]

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Poetry on the Porch

September 21st, 2008 at 9:59 pm

Poetry was the topic for the “On the Porch” series at the William Allen White House this afternoon. Here’s Liz Martell reading some of her work. Prolific writer Antonia Felix read several of her poems. Some of Antonia’s (many) non-fiction books include biographies of Condoleezza Rice, Laura Bush, Wesley Clark. Dave took photos of the […]

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Poetry …

September 19th, 2008 at 7:31 pm

… on the Porch – this Sunday, 2 p.m. … I’ll be reading a few of my poems. From Roger Heineken: Enjoy a glorious Sunday afternoon on the porch of the William Allen White House State Historic Site. Local poets coordinated by Dr. Kevin Rabas will read original poetry. White’s first published book “Rhyme by […]

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Volunteers Needed

September 15th, 2008 at 10:21 am

I just received this press release: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT WILLIAM ALLEN WHITE HOUSE STATE HISTORIC SITE ______________________________________ EMPORIA, KS—The Kansas Historical Society announced it is looking for volunteers to assist with a variety of duties at the William Allen White House State Historic Site, 927 Exchange, in Emporia. “We are entering an exciting time of […]

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WAW Memorial

August 18th, 2008 at 8:30 am

At the Post Office in El Dorado, you’ll find… A tribute to William Allen White who spent his youth in El Dorado. White was born in Emporia in 1868 and grew up in El Dorado. He attended the College of Emporia and the University of Kansas and worked for the Kansas City Star. In 1895, […]

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