Monthly Archives: April 2014

Kansas Midland Trail Rendezvous

Here at Arts & Memories Museum, we like to share news about other organizations across Kansas. Mark your calendar for May 3-4, 2014, to attend the Kansas Sampler Festival at Wamego, Kansas. KANSAS  MIDLAND TRAIL   NEWS  Issue #6             April 25, … Continue reading

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Long month for Director

The month of April has been a long one for Director Kraushaar.  Earlier this month his father passed away and now we send our condolences for the passing of his Uncle, Garry Kraushaar. With our deepest sympathy and best wishes … Continue reading

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Hassebroek Store Building – What’s happening?

By Cynthia Harris, President, Board of Directors, Arts & Memories Museum The Arts & Memories Museum is a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization and owns the Hassebroek Grocery Store building at 211 S. Broadway.  The 1887 building is in the process … Continue reading

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Clothing and Textiles

Browsing around the American Alliance of Museum group on LinkedIn, I came across this question “Can anyone recommend comprehensive references for clothing/costume history and terminology?” Melissa Leventon is a curator, historian, teacher, and appraiser specializing in European and American fashion … Continue reading

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Immigrants bring Easter traditions

There are several ethnic groups in Northern Riley County, Kansas such as Germans, Swedish, Welsh, and Cezch.  Each group brought with them traditions from their homeland. Here are the Easter Traditions of the German and Swedes. German – The Easter … Continue reading

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With Our Deepest Sympathy

Director Kraushaar’s father passed away on Sunday, March 30, 2014.  Our thoughts and prayers are with his family. Here is the obituary written by Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley, Kansas. “Nilwon “Nick” Dale Kraushaar, age 84 of Frankfort, Kansas, died … Continue reading

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