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Lending Library

Lending Library Discs

Enhance your lessons with free video presentations from the Smoky Hill Museum’s Educational Lending Library. Expose your students to quality, engaging presentations offered by professors, historians, authors and more. This is a working, growing library with topics such as the impressive DC3 weather project, animals of the Pleistocene, cattle trails, the history of Camp Phillips, Schilling Air Force Base and more. Available to educational entities only.

Use the Lending Library form to check out a DVD. Or, call Nona Miller, Curator of Education, at 785-833-8023 or email nona.miller@salina.org.

Titles are arranged by topic for searching ease. Some titles may be in more than one topic group. Check back, as the list will be growing!

List of Lending Library Videos

  • DC3
    Etzanoa: Uncovering the Great Settlement
    Excavations at Fool Chief’s Village
    Immigration in Kansas
    Kansas BC
    Lions and Tigers and Bears: A Walk on the Wild Side
    Oceans of Kansas
    Petroglyphs of the Kansas Smoky Hills

  • The American Grain Elevator
    Encounter with Zombie Culture: Myth and/or Fascination
    Feel Your Oats (With Help From a Goat)
    Harvey Houses: America’s First Fast Food
    History on a Piece of Cloth: Kansas Flour Sacks
    Immigration in Kansas
    Kansas Legends and Folktales
    Tank Tops, Torpedoes & Tire Smoke
    Understanding the Maya and the 2012 Apocalypse: Fact or Fiction
    The Worst of Times: Life in America during the Great Depression

  • Beyond Cold Blood: The KBI from Ma Barker to BTK Part 1: Beginnings
    Beyond Cold Blood: The KBI from Ma Barker to BTK Part 2: The Evolution of Kansas Crime
    Civil War Medicine: Compassion during Conflict
    The Common & Quirky Mascots of Kansas
    Feel Your Oats (With Help From a Goat)
    Kansas’s Unstoppable Pandemic: The Spanish Flu of 1918-1919
    Notorious Salina, the Naughty and the Nice
    Throw like a Girl
    Wilderness Medicine

  • Defining the Other: A History of Racial Stereotypes
    Etzanoa: Uncovering the Great Settlement
    Excavations at Fool Chief’s Village
    Immigration in Kansas
    Kansas BC
    The Osage Nation, A Brief History
    Petroglyphs of the Kansas Smoky Hills
    Robert Caldwell: Teacher, Leader, Mentor, Mayor
    Views of the West from the First Peoples of the Great Plains

  • Beans, Buffalo, Bacon, Birds, Berries & Biscuits: What did they eat on the Santa Fe Trail?
    Bullets, Badges and Bridles: Horse Thieves and the Societies that Pursued Them
    Cowboys and Clerics
    Frontier Kansas Jails
    Head ‘Em Up & Move ‘Em Out
    Kansas Forts and Bases
    Kansas Legends and Folktales
    Notorious Kansas Bank Heists: Gunslingers to Gangsters
    The Two Greatest Cattle Trails
    Uncovering the Stories of Our Homesteader Relatives

  • AAM: The Last Farm Movement
    Ad Astra – Ad Venture
    Feel Your Oats (With Help From a Goat)
    Immigration in Kansas
    Robert Caldwell: Teacher, Leader, Mentor, Mayor
    The Tall-Tale Postcards of Dad Martin and Pop Conard
    William Phillips: Founder, Fighter, Friend
    Women Rising: How Kansas Women Gained the Vote, 1859-1912

  • Coronado Heights: Myth, Oral Tradition and a Personal Connection
    DC3
    Head 'Em Up & Move 'Em Out
    History of Camp Phillips
    History of Schilling Air Force Base
    History on a Piece of Cloth: Kansas Flour Sacks
    Life & Times: Segregation in Salina
    Marymount College – A History
    Notorious Salina, the Naughty and the Nice
    Petroglyphs of the Kansas Smoky Hills
    A River Runs Through It
    Robert Caldwell: Teacher, Leader, Mentor, Mayor
    Schilling Air Force Base Closure: +50
    William Phillips: Founder, Fighter, Friend

  • Ideas for Kansas Explorers
    Kansas Train Tales
    The Last Wild Places of Kansas
    Lost Kansas Communities
    Make Art not War
    A Photographer’s Work … and the Work of Western Kansas
    The Tall-Tale Postcards of Dad Martin and Pop Conard
    Transforming the Commonplace: Seed Portraits, Hair Wreaths and Butter Sculptures
    Where Travel & History Meet: The Making of Kansas: The Center of it All

  • The Challenges of Civil War Disability
    The Civil War in Kansas
    Civil War Medicine: Compassion during Conflict
    Kansas Forts and Bases
    Life in the Trenches
    Make Art not War
    Making Sense of World War I
    Vietnam War in Perspective