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This WikiProject was formed to foster better articles on the U.S. state of Kansas with a spirit of cooperation. This page and its subpages contain suggestions on formatting and layout of articles, which can be discussed at the project's talk page. To participate, simply add your name at the member section below.

Project Divisions[edit]

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WikiProject Divisions

  • Alerts - provides members of WikiProject Kansas with information about new discussions or collaborations.
  • Communities (talk)—Cities, towns, villages and boroughs
  • Physical geography (talk)— Regions, parks, climate, physical features
  • Transportation (talk)— Roads, trails, rail, ferries, and airplanes in and around Kansas
  • Culture (talk)— Music, art, icons, mass communication
  • People (talk)—Includes Kansas natives and those residents who have shaped Kansas
  • Government (talk)—Government: federal, state and local politics in relation to Kansas
  • History (talk)—History of Kansas during and prior to statehood
  • Economy (Talk)—Major Kansas industries, employers, trends, and history relating to the economy of Kansas

Tasks and statistics[edit]

Statistics[edit]

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WikiProject statistics

For more details on explanation of article grading system, see Wikipedia:Version_1.0_Editorial_Team/Assessment.

Articles and system[edit]

Main page: 1.0 Editorial Team : Kansas articles

Featured articles[edit]

B-Class articles[edit]

Start articles[edit]

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Open tasks for Wikipedia:WikiProject Kansas.
Edit or discuss these tasks.


Shortcuts: Recent changes | Categories | History


Stub links[edit]

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WikiProject Link to Stubs

If the priority articles in the top of this page don't interest you, you can always expand one of these stubs.

Find a photograph[edit]

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WikiProject Kansas Photographs

Many Kansas articles lack photographs: some of these can be found at Category:Wikipedia requested photographs in Kansas. If any are located near you, you can help Wikipedia by uploading a freely licensed photograph to Wikimedia Commons.

Please help take photos of various Kansas Courthouses that are missing.

Participant info[edit]

Please feel free to add yourself here, and to indicate any areas of particular interest. You can add {{User WPKansas}} to your user page to identify yourself as a member of the project, which will automatically include you in Category:WikiProject Kansas members.

Active participants[edit]

  1. Aardvark92 (talk · contribs)
  2. Bhall87 (talk · contribs) - Lawrence, Kansas, mainly interested in Kansas cities, Bleeding Kansas, Northeast Kansasand trying to get photos of places in Kansas. Also, I am doing a massive list of ghost towns in Kansas.
  3. Buaidh (talk · contribs) - Northwestern Kansas TerritoryHistory of the Territory of Kansas
  4. Couillaud (talk · contribs)
  5. Cuprum17 (talk · contribs) - S.E. Kansas
  6. FUBAR007 (talk · contribs) - Cities and towns in central and western Kansas
  7. Flibbert (talk · contribs)
  8. Haymaker (talk · contribs) - SE Kansas - Educational institutions, agriculture, SE Kansas in general
  9. ilamb94 (talk · contribs) - Wichita, Kansas, Interested in Kansas politics and Kansas towns.
  10. Jp07 (talk · contribs)
  11. Ks0stm (talk · contribs) - Salina, Kansas, Anything related to cities/towns/counties or central Kansas.
  12. L337p4wn (talk · contribs) - Wichita, Kansas
  13. Lithistman (talk · contribs) - Southwest Kansas, mainly interested in Dodge City-related articles, Bleeding Kansas, photographing places in Kansas, and Kansas history.
  14. marasama (talk · contribs) - Wichita, Kansas
  15. Mdupont (talk · contribs) - Topeka, Kansas, Commons, Community.
  16. mateinsixtynine (talk · contribs) - Topeka, Kansas and northeast Kansas stuff.
  17. Moonraker0022 (talk · contribs)
  18. Mustang06 (talk · contribs)
  19. paulmcdonald (talk · contribs) - Overland Park, Kansas, working on Cloud County and college football articles for schools in Kansas
  20. Qqqqqq (talk · contribs) - Politics and license plates, specifically Political party strength in Kansas and Vehicle registration plates of Kansas
  21. Reddi (talk · contribs)
  22. Ryan2845 (talk · contribs)
  23. Sbmeirow (talk · contribs) - Marion County, Kansas, and a vertical strip of counties that are centered around I-135 / Hiway 81.
  24. Spacefem (talk · contribs) - Wichita, Kansas, Particularly interested in cities, but I'll help out anywhere.
  25. Spacini (talk · contribs) - Manhattan, Kansas, Kansas in the Civil War & Kansas biographies.
  26. WTGDMan1986 (talk · contribs)
  27. WaltBren (talk · contribs) - Manhattan, Kansas, Interested in Bus and rail transportation in Kansas, as well as general articles.
  28. Wrad (talk · contribs)

Inactive participants[edit]

  1. Bjorklund_ks (talk · contribs) - Wichita, Kansas, Interested in Kansas sports history & Kansan athletes. - No edits since November 2009
  2. Burroughsks88 (talk · contribs) - No edits since August 2009
  3. CharacterZero (talk · contribs) - Only 1 edit (in March 2011) since November 2010
  4. Jwadeo (talk · contribs) - No edits since March 2009
  5. Kivaan (talk · contribs) - No edits since April 2008
  6. JKetchersid (talk · contribs) - Wichita, Kansas, Kansas Museums - No edits since January 2011

Member userbox templates[edit]

WikiProject Kansas members should add one of the following Wikitext expressions to their user page.

Wikitext Userbox
[[Category:WikiProject Kansas members]] no userbox
{{User WP Kansas}}
{{User WPKansas}}
Flag of Kansas.svg This user is a member of WikiProject Kansas.

Templates and infoboxes[edit]

infoboxes[edit]

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WikiProject Kansas Infoboxes

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{{Kansas}}

Infobox for use on regions, cities, and boroughs; placed at the bottom of article pages.

Templates[edit]

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WikiProject Kansas Templates

Code Result
{{WikiProject Kansas|class=|importance=}}

Template showing an article, image, category, or template is part of this WikiProject. Placed at the top of talk pages, not articles.

After tagging an article, you can add it and its talk page to Wikipedia:WikiProject Kansas/Kansas recent changes if you want it to show up before the next update.

WikiProject Kansas  
WikiProject icon This page is within the scope of WikiProject Kansas, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of the U.S. state of Kansas on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.
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{{Kansas History}}

Template to categorize different periods in Kansas's history; placed toward the top of history-related article pages.

Important dates in Kansas's history
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July–August 1541 
Coronado explores Kansas
April 30, 1803 
Louisiana Purchase Treaty signed
May 30, 1854 
Kansas Territory organized
July 29, 1859 
Constitution adopted by convention
January 29, 1861
Kansas becomes 34th state
August 21, 1863
Quantrill's Raid on Lawrence
Spring 1879
Exodusters
February 19, 1881 
First state to Constitutionally prohibit alcohol
1890s
Populist Revolt
July 1951
Great Flood of 1951
May 17, 1954 
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka

More...

{{Kansas-stub}}

Stub notice for Kansas articles not covered by one of the other stub categories; placed at the bottom of article pages

{{Kansas-geo-stub}}

Stub notice for articles dealing with Kansas locations or geographical features; placed at the bottom of article pages

{{Kansas-politician-stub}}

Stub notice for Kansas politicians; placed at the bottom of article pages

{{Kansas-school-stub}}

Stub notice for Kansas schools (but not colleges or universities); placed at the bottom of article pages

For Kansas-related articles needing a photograph, use {{Image requested|in=Kansas}} in the talk page, which adds the article to Category:Wikipedia requested photographs in Kansas. You can help Wikipedia by uploading freely licensed photographs for these articles to Wikimedia Commons.

The Free Image Search Tool may be able to locate suitable images on other web sites.

The Image Existence Checker shows articles in this list that have images.

{{Kansas Barnstar}} Award a barnstar to an editor who has added value to the project.
Kansas Barnstar.png The Kansas Barnstar
The Kansas Barnstar is awarded to editors to recognize significant contributions to Kansas-related aticles.


Userbox templates[edit]

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