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Date:
June 27, 2019
Time:
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Location:
Oil Museum
Address:
383 E. Central
El Dorado, KS 67042
Contact:
316/321-9333
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Dr Jay Price -Lecture Series The Road to Ivanpah

Thursday, June 27, 2019

A native of Santa Fe, New Mexico, Jay M. Price directs the Public History Program at Wichita State University. His publications include Gateways to the Southwest: The Story of Arizona State Parks, Wichita, 1860-1930, Wichita's Legacy of Flight, and El Dorado!: Legacy of an Oil Boom. He and his students recently completed a history of the Cherokee Outlet Land Rush of 1893. He recently worked with a local public television station to turn his history of the El Dorado oil boom into a documentary. His other writings include works on local history, the history of tourism, regional identity, and American sacred architecture. A member of the Kansas Humanities Council speakers bureau and board of trustees, he has delivered the talks, "Reading Roadside Kansas," and "Sacred Landscapes of Kansas." Currently, his main project is "Temples for a Modern God," a study of mid-twentieth century sacred architecture. Call 316/321-9333 to purchase your $15 ticket or $10 for KOM Members.