Axe exhibits Kan. immigrant heritage

Michael Bauer | reporter Pittsburg is one of many towns in Kansas with a unique immigration history. It has a strong Balkan and Italian heritage. Even though Pittsburg State University students come from all over the globe, they will have an opportunity to learn more about the legacy of their university’s hometown. From Feb. 12 to May 12, Axe Library will host a traveling exhibit, known as “Americans by Choice: The Story of Immigration and Immigration and Citizenship in Kansas.” The exhibit will show the history of Kansas settlers from across the globe and their stories of becoming American citizens through photos and interactive books from the previous century and a-half. “The traveling exhibit is…