Stars and Stripes
Kansas family to accept honor for WWII hero
When Savannah Schwab was a young child in Fort Scott, she knew of her grandfather only as a mail carrier from Nebraska, not a World War II hero.
MSSU student to attend posthumous awarding of honor for grandfather
As Missouri Southern State University student Savannah Schwab, unable to sleep, gazed out the window at a moonlit night from her bedroom in Fort Scott, Kan., her thoughts turned to her late grandfather.
A new start in Ottawa colored by challenges
Richard Jackson discovered he couldn't get a haircut when he arrived in Ottawa in 1964 to attend Ottawa University.
The Wichita Eagle
Arts Hall in Chicago to honor Kansas native Gordon Parks
University officials of Chicago said Tuesday that the grant from The George Lucas Family Foundation will pay for a new arts hall at the university's Laboratory Schools in Hyde Park.
The Kansas City Star
Medal of Honor recipient has area connections
It was last spring, eight years after the death of his father, when Terry Schwab of Fort Scott, Kan., received the phone call.
Ulrich Museum of Art Acquires More Than 100 Photographs by Kansas-Born Artist Gordon Parks
The Ulrich Museum of Art at Wichita State University has acquired 125 fine art photographs by the internationally acclaimed, Kansas-born artist Gordon Parks .
WSU museum acquires 125 Gordon Parks photographs
The move not only makes WSU the destination place for anyone studying Parks , said WSU's Ted Ayres , but goes further to right a wrong that WSU and Wichita long ago inflicted on the man.