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Where Did the Kansas Jayhawk Logo Come From?

Painted Ceramic Kansas Jayhawk

Framewoods Gallery in Lawrence, Kansas, sells a lot of Kansas University Jayhawks memorabilia. Is there such a thing as a real bird named a jayhawk? No, it’s a mythical bird and it’s the mascot for the University of Kansas, so it’s pretty much the mythical bird of the state of Kansas at this point in… Read more »

Interesting Facts About the University of Kansas

Framewoods Gallery of Lawrence, Kansas, is known for offering University of Kansas sports memorabilia to fans, including posters, prints, photos and sculptures. Framewoods is THE place to get gifts for fans of Kansas sports. What are ten interesting facts about the school, perhaps better known as Kansas University or KU for short? 10) The University… Read more »

Why You Should Have Your Diploma Framed

It’s amazing how much time and energy we put into getting a piece of paper known as a diploma. Hundreds of hours are spent in pursuit of this paper. According to, “a diploma is a certificate or deed issued by an educational institution, such as college or university, that testifies that the recipient has… Read more »

The History of Allen Fieldhouse

One of the crown jewels of Lawrence, Kansas, is the indoor arena known as the Allen Fieldhouse on the University of Kansas campus. It is one of college basketball’s most historically significant and prestigious buildings, often called one of the best places in America to watch a college basketball game. Construction started in 1952, but… Read more »

The Benefits of Custom Framing

When you have something like a football team’s poster you want to proudly display in your home or office you could either roll it up and leave it in a box somewhere or, better yet, have it framed. Sure, you could buy a cheap frame at Wal-Mart and frame the item yourself, but chances are… Read more »

Reasons to Start Collecting Something Meaningful to You

People seem to love to collect things. From stones at the beach to Matchbox cars, cute little dolls to sports memorabilia, and of course pieces from their favorite artists, collectors collect all sorts of stuff and enjoy proudly displaying their collections for people to see. So what are some reasons to start collecting things that… Read more »