Monthly Archives: November 2013

A Special Local History Event: Author Presentation and Book Signing for the new book “From Goat Glands to Ranch Hands” by Orin Friesen with Bud Norman – Sunday, November 24th at 2:00pm

This event is Free and Open to the Public – held in the Museum  Auditorium Wichita’s first radio stations began broadcasting in 1922; four years before the automobile overtook the horse as the most popular means of transportation. That year station WAAP … Continue reading

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The Gage Brewer Guitar – “the first electric guitar” on Special Exhibit November 15th through the end of the year

Experts have agreed that the Gage Brewer Guitar “may well be the most historically important guitar ever made… it is the first modern electric guitar.” The instrument is a 1932 Ro-Pat-In (Rickenbacker) electric Spanish guitar. This remarkable instrument made its world-wide … Continue reading

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