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Stories From the Other Side of the Tracks

February 17, 2014

Stories From the Other Side of the Tracks.

Presented by Veronica Coons, reporter from the Great Bend Tribune Newspaper.

Veronica Coons will talk about her unique experience gathering interviews as part of an oral history project to record the stories South Hoisington, Kansas, a predominately African-American community established by the railroad in Barton County. Today, the community has nearly disappeared. Hear about the everyday challenges faced by those living in a marginal community.

Sponsored by: Barton County Historical Society.

Funded grant program of the Kansas Humanities Council.  The Kansas Humanities Council is a  state  affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

For more information regarding this event:

Time: 7:30 pm

Contact: Beverly Komarek Phone: (620) 793-5125 Website:
Barton County Historical Society
85 South 281 Highway
Great Bend, KS 67530-1091
United States
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