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September 28, 2019
9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Hays Public Library
1205 Main
Hays, KS 67601
(785) 625-9014
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Hays Public Library: New Deal Day

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Join us for a day of sessions with educators, historians, & community leaders as they discuss topics relating to New Deal era programs in Kansas Come & enjoy one or all of the sessions & help up celebrate those who were a part of the New Deal!

Topics include: Frontier Park & the New Deal, Limestone WPA Projects in Ellis County, the Federal Writer's Project, & New Deal Arts Programs in Kansas.

Event Line up:
9:15 AM  Jeremy Gill, Kansas Room Coordinator
Introduction & presentation on Frontier Park & the New Deal

10:15 AM Guy Windholz, former county commissioner & member of the Ellis County Courthouse Preservation Committee will present on WPA limestone projects in Ellis County

11:15 AM M.J. Holt, award-winning author will discuss the Federal Writer's project & her book, Confessions to Mr. Roosevelt

12:15 PM Kara Heiz, lecturer at the Kansas City Art Institute & film maker, will be discussing New Deal arts programs in Kansas.  We will also be screening her new film, "A New Deal for Public Art in a Free State"