We’re a little behind in posting, so we give you links to both the November and December newsletters from the National Archives branch in Kansas City.

The November issue features an article about the records of conscientious objectors in World War I.  See the newsletter here:  https://www.archives.gov/files/kansas-city/press/newsletter/2017-november.pdf

The December issue features the records regarding enemy aliens and restricted zones.  See the newsletter here:  https://www.archives.gov/files/kansas-city/press/newsletter/2017-december.pdf


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.