Upcoming Events in 2021

Here are the programs held at 3pm  Sundays in 2020 and 2021

 

Sept. 27            Allen Stahl on the history of the Topeka Fire Dept.  

October 4th       Joan Barker on the 150th Anniversary of Topeka High

October 11th     George Vega—Topeka High Walk Out and Marching with Casear Chavez

October 25th     Lisa LaRue Baker on the Cherokees and the Civil War

November 1st   The History of Adoption in Kansas by Marilyn Waugh

November 8th   Deb Goodrich on Dolly Curtis, sister of Vice President Charles Curtis

November 15th Doug Wright---Baseball from 1948 to 1961….the Minor leagues in Topeka  Listen here.

November 22th Wendi Bevitt  on  Colored Troops

December 6      Annual Meeting

 

January 10th     Real Estate history of Topeka forum with Helen Crow and Marshall Barber. Hear the seminar here.

January 17th     Thomas Rodriguez on growing up in Topeka and the Bottoms   See Program Here.

January  24th    Tim Paris -The Garlinghouse Company.  Watch Zoom presentation Here.

​​​​​January 31st     Thom Rosenblum— Ike Gilberg, Socialism From Behind a Sewing Machine.  A tape of the event is here.

February 7th     Superbowl Sunday There will be no Program

February 14th   James Woods—Transportation History of Topeka was postponed due to technical difficulties

February 21st   Doug Wallace--Bennie and Estelle Dickson, home grown Bonnie and Clyde has been postponed due to illness

February 28th  Chris Cruz--Fred Harvey, setting the standard for fast, fine food with an envied concept that started in Topeka.

March 7th        Paul Post on the Bates Family, the Bates Banks and Bates Block(this is the Topeka Blueprint Building)  Click Here

March 14th      Dan Warner—Historic buildings on Kansas Ave.

March 21st      Landry Brewer   The Cold War and its impact on Shawnee County

March 7th        Paul Post on the Bates Family, the Bates Banks and Bates Block(this is the Topeka Blueprint Building)  Click Here

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March 14th      Dan Warner—Historic buildings on Kansas Ave.

March 21st      Landry Brewer   The Cold War and its impact on Shawnee County   View here.

March 28th      Doug Wallace on Topeka's own Bonnie and Clyde.   Click Here to see the recorded program

June 13th        James Concannon on the Washburn Law School

July 11th         Chris Meinhardt and Grant Glenn on Constitution Hall    Click here

October 16th    Historic Homes tour with Paul Post reviewing the history of SBA Hill

October 17th    Oral History and the state legislature.  To see the video, click here password Zmc30?.6

October 24th    Christine Steinkuehler on Black History in Topeka pre-1900

October 31st    Rick Peterson reports about the top 25 sporting events in Shawnee County

November 7th  Elizabeth Taylor discusses the life of Chester Woodward and his home

November 14th Don Chubb has a presentation on noted woman in Topeka's history

December 5th      Annual Meeting of the Society at the Topeka Country Club