Topeka History



This DVD contains excerpts of actual footage taken during the 1930 construction of Topeka High at its present location. The narration is provided by Martha Herrick (THS '49), former THS Theatre and Language Arts instructor. Through sales of this DVD and donations earmarked for the THS Documentary, the THSHS intends to produce a larger documentary using more construction footage and recent video, bringing Troy's history up to date.

Price of DVD is $10, plus $5 shipping and handling.

Make checks payable to: THS Historical Society, 800 W 10th, Topeka, KS 66612


Topeka's Jayhawk Theater

Patti Kane Kovalchuk has provided this link to a 3 minute clip promoting the 1/2 hour documentary on the historic Jayhawk Theater. (Click on the photo to be redirected to the clip) Patti can provide more information on the full documentary and about their restoration project. If you're interested in a tour of the Jayhawk Theatre, contact Patti. Her email link is below.