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Harvest Tales - Introduction

Celebrating Kansas Harvest

Browse harvest stories submitted by Kansans.  "Harvest Tales" is part of the online exhibit, Wheat People: Celebrating Kansas Harvest.  

Select a colored region of the map to read its harvest stories, or scroll down to the list below. To submit your own harvest story, contact us at kshs.kansasmuseum@ks.gov.

Kansas state mapNorthwest Southwest North Central South Central Southeast Northeast


Wheat People: Celebrating Kansas Harvest is an online exhibit developed by the Kansas Museum of History.

  1. Wheat History - Corn used to be "King" in Kansas
  2. Gearing Up - Getting ready for harvest
  3. On the Run - Everybody moves quickly
  4. Family - Coming together in the fields
  5. Fast Food - Meals are a social event
  6. Nature - June is a stormy month
  7. To Market, To Market - The local grain elevator
  8. The Season's End - Harvest festivals
  9. Business or Way of Life? - Farming is both

Contact us at kshs.kansasmuseum@ks.gov