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Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum] [photograph image: Dennis Hopper and the late Bruce Conner, both Kansas natives, by Larry Keenan, San Francisco, 1996. Copyright 1996, Larry Keenan, Beat Generation Photos; Used with permission.] [photograph: Offy Killer, No. 25 Sprint Car, Chet Wilson, Wichita | Jetmore Motorplex | 2005 Photograph Copyright, George Laughead]

City of Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas

New: LoudLight, Progressive pro-voting and student voter registration group based in Topeka. Davis Hammet is director and spokeperson.

Equality House, Topeka, KS FaceBook page.

Kansas African-American Museum

Bruce Conner Memorial, "ON BRUCE CONNER (may he rest in peace) AND ASSORTED KANSAN COHORTS," by poet Daniel Abdal-Hayy Moore, 2008, Beats In Kansas

[photograph: Alison Streiff Scott and George Laughead, Wichita Vortex location; camera held by Neal Smith.]

Alison Streiff Scott and George Laughead, Wichita Vortex location; camera held by Neal Smith; August 2009.

Expanded Charles Plymell section at Beats in Kansas [photo: Beat Generation writer Charles Plymell in Moody's Skidrow Beanery shirt, Cherry Valley, NY, 2002. Copyright 2002, Pat O'Connor.]

New Robert Branaman section at Beats In Kansas

New by Patrick J. O'Connor:
The Black Experience and the Blues in 1950s Wichita
Folk Music Clubs In Wichita: Melody And Protest
Minstrel and Medicine Shows -- Creating a Market for the Blues
The Weasels: Underground Success of A Kansas Rock Group

Holmes Museum of Anthropology, WSU, Wichita

19th Century Kansas Traveling Shows, by Patrick Joseph O'Connor, Wichita

Kansas Register of Historic Places Nomination: Kaufman Building - Built in 1924, the Kaufman Building is significant for its association with Wichita�s role as a wholesale wheat-trading center during the 1920s and as an example of architect-designed early twentieth-century fireproof commercial construction. Local entrepreneur Hilbert Kaufman commissioned the building in 1922 and hired the architecture firm of Eberson and Weaver, a Chicago-based firm, to design his building.

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