The Life of Carrie Nation
Mike Seiwert talked about the life of Carrie Nation, an axe-wielding temperance advocate intent on destroying Kansas' underground… read more
Mike Seiwert talked about the life of Carrie Nation, an axe-wielding temperance advocate intent on destroying Kansas' underground bars. He was interviewed at Eaton Place, formerly the Carey Hotel, the site of a bar that she vandalized December 27, 1990.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Wichita, Kansas, on May 7-10 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Mike Seiwert Member Wichita, KS->Historic Preservation Board
The Old Cowtown Museum
Anthony Horsch gave a tour of the Old Cowtown Museum as he talked about early life in Wichita, Kansas, and the role of…
Early 20th Century Health Care
Barbara Hammond talked about the history of the Open Air Baby Camp. It was developed as a summer ward for ill…
The Life of Earl Browder
Beccy Tanner talked about the life and career of Earl Browder, at one time the general secretary of the U.S. Communist…
Governor Lorenzo Lewelling and the Populist Movement
Historians Beccy Tanner and Jordan Poland talked about Kansas Governor Lorenzo Lewelling, the first Populist Party…