An article about the entry into the war  and another on WWI monuments in Wichita grace the pages of the April issue of The Active Age, a monthly paper from that city.  You can go to the paper from here, and download it.  One story starts on page 1, the other on page 12:


Blair Tarr is the Museum Curator of the Kansas State Historical Society. He oversees the three-dimensional collections of the Society, but has special interests in the Civil War, Wichita-made Valentine diners, and Leavenworth's Abernathy Furniture. In the last few years he has also done a lot of cramming on The Great War. He is a past president of the Kansas Museums Association and the Civil War Round Tables of both Kansas City and Eastern Kansas. He is currently a board member of the Heritage League of Greater Kansas City.