Sponsors & Credits

Soul of a People: Writing America's Story is a major documentary television program about the Federal Writers' Project produced by Spark Media, Washington, D.C., and broadcast on the Smithsonian Channel HD.  Soul of a People programs in libraries are sponsored by the American Library Association Public Programs Office with the support of the National Endowment for the Humanities: great ideas brought to life.

Local partner organizations for this program series are the Wichita Public Library and the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum.

American Library Association
National Endowment for the Humanities

Wichita Public Library
Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum

Wichita State University Project Team

Nan Myers, Project Administrator
Associate Professor, WSU Libraries
Director for Public Services

Dr. Lorraine Madway, Project Scholar
Assistant Professor, WSU Libraries
Curator of Special Collections and University Archivist

We acknowledge the assistance of:
Kelly Dyer, Mary Nelson and Elysia Schooler in Special Collections.
Greg Matthias, Lonny Quattlebaum, and Evan Senn in the Media Resources Center.
Connie Basquez, Gemma Blackburn, Sai Deng, Kathy Downes, Chris Feeney, Cathy Moore-Jansen and Stephanie Sauls in Ablah Library.

If you have any questions concerning the series please Contact Us.


Skiing in the East
American Guide Series.

Courtesy of Library of Congress