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Moments of Glory - Introduction

Official patch from 1952 Helsinki Olympics. acquired by Wes Santee of KansasThe achievements of famous, infamous, and ordinary Kansans are all recognized in some way or another.

Moments of Glory is an online exhibit examining how we recognize and reward people from all walks of life. It was developed by the Kansas Museum of History.

This online exhibit is divided into eight sections. Use the links below to embark on your exhibit tour.

  1. Introduction
  2. Competition: Everybody Loves a Winner
  3. People Outstanding in Their Fields
  4. Social Approval: The Good, the Bad, and the Role Models
  5. Personal Milestones
  6. Brushes With Greatness
  7. Creativity: Following the Muse
  8. Collections