100 years ago in Kansas, July 18-20:
July 18, 1917
- Kansas has one enlisted man for every 143 persons and ranked seventh among the states.
July 20, 1917
- Allen, Chase, Ford, Douglas, Kearny, Montgomery, Ottawa, Woodson and Wyandotte counties escaped the draft because they exceeded enlistment quotas.
- Winning With Wheat, a film produced for the Kansas Council of Defense, was being shown at all theaters in the state, It was a modern version of the Biblical parable of the sower.
- The Belgian Mission visited Topeka.