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Archiver is a tour through the most important moments in Kansas history with host, Sam Zeff. Using archival tape, our show will pull you into the world of these events while explaining how they still affect us today. The show is supported by a grant from The Kansas Humanities Council.
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Do you know the 1946 musical “The Harvey Girls?” It stars Judy Garland and in the film she sings one of the most famous show tunes of all times “On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe.”
The movie is about Harvey House restaurants and the young women in their starched, white aprons and cuffs who went out west to feed hungry train travelers.
The train must be fed, they sang in the movie. In fact, millions of people needed to be fed and, wouldn’t you know it, we figured out how to do it fast right here in Kansas.