Speaking the Silences: Race and Gender in Kansas History

ImageFirst year history graduate student Katie Goerl talks about her research as a Chapman Center intern. On Oct. 30, Katie and Dr. Morgan as well as Dr. Sue Zschoche from the history dept. all participated in a KSBN event, “Speaking the Silences:  Race and Gender in Kansas History.”

Katie is describing her interesting findings from a year-long internship project on female one-room schoolhouse teachers in their first year. Dr. Morgan discussed the work of 2009 intern Maggie Henson, who investigated medical care for African-Americans in Manhattan and Junction City before 1930.

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