April 28th — Join archivist Gary Huffman in an in-depth look into the life of one of Wichita’s earliest settlers: Robert E. Lawrence. Huffman continues to transcribe and archive the diaries of Lawrence, watching as Lawrence lives day to day in the blossoming city of Wichita, working as a banker, real estate operator, commercial builder; serving on the Wichita Board of Education, the Kansas State Legislature, as a devout member of the First Presbyterian Church.
Presented by: WHiMS
Sponsored by: The Trust Company of Kansas and a generous grant by Mickey Armstrong
Doors open at 9:30 a.m., program begins at 10 a.m. Reservations are recommended to guarantee admission due to capacity restrictions–to confirm admission call 316-265-9314 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Presentations will also be available via Facebook Live.
Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum
204 S. Main St.