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Archive for Monday, February 12, 2007

Old Home Town - 100 years ago

February 12, 2007

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From the Lawrence Daily World for Feb. 12, 1907: "The State Senate voted yesterday on appropriations measures for schools in the state and the major amounts were $367,414 for Kansas University, $296,000 for the agricultural college and $85,000 for Emporia Normal. There was no controversy over any of these except the university bill. It makes a large increase over former years and there was some hot debate, with some wanting to cut out the $50,000 for the engineering building."

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