John Jepson was project engineer when Clinton Lake and Dam were built back in the 1970s.
Peg Livingood, project manager for KU's office of design and construction management, is involved with the Campus Heritage Plan, which aims to preserve the historical beauty of the campus. Livingood is pictured at Potter Lake, which turns 100 years old this year.
Matt Veatch, assistant director of the state archives and library division at the Kansas State Historical Society, helps preserve letters, diaries, photos and maps to document Kansas culture and history.
Hilda Enoch has been a longtime advocate for improved services to the homeless and the creation of a public transit service, among other issues.
Dr. John Doy, an abolitionist and active member of the Underground Railroad, sits in front of his rescuers in
Lawrence after his escape from the St. Joseph, Mo., jail. He escaped in June 1859.
A drawing of Lawrence after Quantrill's Raid. The Eldridge Hotel is the large building on the right side.
This is thought to be an abolitionist cabin in 1850s Lawrence.
Massachusetts Street shortly before Quantrill's Raid.
A sign for the New England Emigrant Aid Society, the group that settled Lawrence in 1854.
An illustration of Lawrence and the Free State Hotel after Douglas County Sheriff Sam Jones sacked it May 21, 1856.
This is thought to be one of the most accurate sketches of Quantrill's Raid because the artist, Sherman Enderton, was actually present for the raid.
Sam Jones, the Douglas County sheriff who sacked Lawrence in 1856.
John Brown, who led a band of band of abolitionists during the Pottawatomie Massacre after the sacking of Lawrence in 1856.
An illustration of Quantrill's Raid. The 1863 attack that killed nearly 200 Lawrence men and boys was the town's defining moment of the Civil War. The raid will be among the events commemorated as the nation recognizes the war's 150th Anniversary.
This 1902 photo shows members from the Grand Army of the Republic, Washington Post No. 12 in Lawrence. This fraternal organization was formed at the end of the Civil War by Union Army veterans.
A hand-colored photograph shows members from the Grand Army of the Republic, Samuel Walker Post No. 365. This Lawrence post was one of six African-American Grand Army of the Republic posts formed throughout Kansas after the Civil War.