“The Gunn Family Legacy & Its Influence on the Little Blue Books”

Posted on behalf of Miners Hall Museum

FRANKLIN, Kan. – On Sunday, December 1, the Miners Hall Museum in Franklin, Kansas hosts a special program: “The Gunn Family Legacy & Its Influence on the Little Blue Books”. Doors open at 1:45 p.m. and the program begins at 2 p.m. Admission is free.

Presented by Holly Reed, this presentation explores Ben and John Gunn’s local newspaper publishing business, John’s work on Little Blue Books, his relationship with both Marcet and E. Haldeman-Julius, and the impact this had on the publishing of pocket size books.

This special program is being presented in conjunction with the special quarterly exhibit “Little Blue Books 100 Years!” hosted by Linda Knoll.  MHM is proud to display this special quarterly exhibit.

While not required, RSVP’s are appreciated so that the museum can plan for adequate seating: 620-347-4220. Donations are accepted and appreciated.

After the program be sure to view the special quarterly exhibit on the Little Blue Books.

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