Kansas Homesteading

Kansas Homesteading

Location: University of Kansas

Sprint Activities and Accomplishments

PI: Sara Gregg, History and Environmental Studies

Librarian Team: Rhonda Houser, Carmen Orth-Alfie, Greta Valentine   

Goal: Create two interactive online maps to document the legislative history of the Homestead Act, including the history of Indigenous People’s dispossession and the expansion of the nation-state

End Products: Two maps using ArcGIS Story Maps software to bring the research about Kansas homesteaders into the classroom