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    Crest Theatre- Great Bend KS (1)

    nrhp # 05000003- Previously at this address had stood the Kansan Theatre, operated by Commonwealth Amusements from at least 1941. The Crest Theater opened on November 9, 1950, and was operated by Commonwealth Amusement Corp. Seating was provided for 985 in orchestra and balcony levels.

    This former movie theater was renovated for use as a community theater. Some of its uses are musical concerts, dance, lectures and seminars. The Crest Theater was placed on the National Register of Historical Places in 2005.

    from cinematreasures.org

    Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:56:13 -0700

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    Barton County Courthouse- Great Bend KS (1)

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    Barton County Courthouse- Great Bend KS (4)

    Jack St. Clair Kilby (November 8, 1923 – June 20, 2005) was an American electrical engineer who took part (along with Robert Noyce) in the realization of the first integrated circuit while working at Texas Instruments (TI) in 1958. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in physics on December 10, 2000.[1] To congratulate him, US President Bill Clinton wrote, "You can take pride in the knowledge that your work will help to improve lives for generations to come."[2]
    He is also the inventor of the handheld calculator and the thermal printer, for which he has patents. He also has patents for seven other inventions.[3]
    Jack Kilby grew up and attended school in Great Bend, Kansas.

    from Wikipedia

    Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:38:33 -0700

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    Saint John KS

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  • kevystew has added a photo to the pool:

    Crest Theatre- Great Bend KS (2)

    nrhp # 05000003- Previously at this address had stood the Kansan Theatre, operated by Commonwealth Amusements from at least 1941. The Crest Theater opened on November 9, 1950, and was operated by Commonwealth Amusement Corp. Seating was provided for 985 in orchestra and balcony levels.

    This former movie theater was renovated for use as a community theater. Some of its uses are musical concerts, dance, lectures and seminars. The Crest Theater was placed on the National Register of Historical Places in 2005.

    from cinematreasures.org

    Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:56:14 -0700

  • kevystew has added a photo to the pool:

    Barton County Courthouse- Great Bend KS (2)

    Jack St. Clair Kilby (November 8, 1923 – June 20, 2005) was an American electrical engineer who took part (along with Robert Noyce) in the realization of the first integrated circuit while working at Texas Instruments (TI) in 1958. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in physics on December 10, 2000.[1] To congratulate him, US President Bill Clinton wrote, "You can take pride in the knowledge that your work will help to improve lives for generations to come."[2]
    He is also the inventor of the handheld calculator and the thermal printer, for which he has patents. He also has patents for seven other inventions.[3]
    Jack Kilby grew up and attended school in Great Bend, Kansas.

    from Wikipedia

    Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:38:34 -0700

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