Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

Thursday, 28 May 2015
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
Thursday
Low  58°
High 82°
Friday
Low  55°
High 78°
Saturday
Low  50°
High 68°
Sunday
Low  57°
High 76°
Monday
Low  61°
High 84°
Tuesday
Low  63°
High 87°
Wednesday
Low  62°
High 87°
Current Temperature in Liberal KS is 60°  
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports National Headlines
SCCC/ATS Library To Host Photography Exhibit
09/10/2013

Join the Seward County Community College/Area Technical School Library for Lunch in the Library with Jim Hoy and his presentation, “A Photographer’s Work and the Work of Western Kansas,” at 12 noon, Wednesday, Sept. 25. 
Photographer Francis Marion Steele arrived in Dodge City in 1890 to document cowboys at work on the open range. As the prairie began to fence up and cattle ranching gave way to crop farming, Steele’s photographs traced the cultural changes with dramatic images of sod-busting, railroad construction, and town boosterism. Hoy will share Steele’s images and discuss how he documented the dramatic ways work changed at the turn of the 20th century.
Hoy teaches folklore and literature and is the director of the Center for Great Plains Studies at Emporia State University. He has lectured internationally on the folklife of ranching, published 12 books and over 100 articles, and is the co-author of “Plains Folk,” a syndicated newspaper column.
"The photographs of F. M. Steele are important not only for their artistry, but because they document the transition from open-range ranching to crop agriculture in Kansas and the Southwestern Plains," said Hoy.
The presentation is free and open to the public. Bring your own lunch Drinks and cookies will be provided. 
For more information, contact the Library at 620-417-1160.

© SCCC/ATS Press Release
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
Tornadoes and Hail Hit Southwest Kansas
Plane Crash Kills Western Kansas Man
Liberal Police Department Promotes Officers
Oil, Gas Valuations Upends County Budgets
Redskins Runner Up in Home Regional
NWS Rates Sunday's Tornadoes
Redskins Win Baseball Regional for First Time in 23 Years  
Bishop Carroll Makes Quick Work of Liberal
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free
Liberal City Commission Meets, Approves CNG Plat
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Liberal's Riley Shoots 87 and Rolla's Huddleston 8th
KSHSAA Adjusts 5A Baseball Schedule Due to Weather
Lopez and Coyos Two Time All Americans in ITA
Kansas Marijuana Bill Hits Roadblock in State Senate
NWS Rates Sunday's Tornadoes
Morton County’s Grassland Heritage Festival set
Liberal City Commission Meets, Approves CNG Plat
Plane Crash Kills Western Kansas Man
Tornadoes and Hail Hit Southwest Kansas
Redskins Runner Up in Home Regional
Click Here For All Stories
Click Here for KSCB Talk Radio 1270 am
Click Here for B107.5
Click Here for The Legend 102.7
click Here for ozzBlog
Click Here for the Emergency Alert Hanbook

©2015 Seward County Broadcasting Company, Inc.
1410 N. Western Ave. Liberal, KS 67901

Emergency Alert System | EEO Public Report Form | The Public and Broadcasting

Powered by Radio Media Group