A Kansas Woman Runs for Congress headline

Attacking the Glass Ceiling: The first woman to run for Congress

Mrs. Murphy considers an historic run for Congress Eva Morley Murphy of Goodland opened a letter addressed to her husband, prominent attorney E.F. Murphy. Mr. Murphy was out of town, so she decided to answer the letter herself. The consequences were historic. Answering the letter led directly to her candidacy for Congress for the Sixth…

Telephone building accepted to Kansas historic register

Telephone Building named to historic registers

Goodland’s United Telephone Building has been accepted to the Kansas historic register and the National Register of Historic Places. United Telephone Building named to Kansas historic register At their Aug. 12, 2017, meeting, the Kansas Historic Sites Board of Review placed Goodland’s United Telephone Building, 1003 Main, on the Register of Historic Kansas Places. The…

United Telephone Building

Say hello to United Telephone Building

The United Telephone Building stands at 1003 Main. According to Kansas Sampler Foundation,” it’s one of the state’s most colorful buildings.” Goodland gets a new telephone building Goodland’s United Telephone Building, an Art Deco masterpiece, was built in 1931. At that time, Goodland’s exchange had more than 1,000 telephones. The system was overloaded. Goodland officials…