Topeka – Kansas Museum of History – Museum After Hours
Join us for this special Museum After Hours program series, 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 9. The programs complement the Kansas Museum of History’s special exhibit, Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes, and are held in recognition of the 100th anniversary of World War I. The Museum will be open until 6:30 p.m., admission is half price after 5 p.m. The Museum Store will also be open until 6:30 p.m.
Chris Cantwell, assistant professor of history, University of Missouri, Kansas City presents “Doughboys and Doughnut Girls: The Salvation Army and WWI.”
6:30 – 8 p.m. Friday, June 9, 2017
We have to add this little tidbit from the Topeka Daily Capital for Sunday, January 18, 1920.
WHAT’S EVERYBODY DOING? / EATING DOUGHNUTS, SURE
Topekans Now Consume 50,000 a Week.
Made popular by the service boys during the war, Topekans were eating one for every resident each week!
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