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An informal view of newspaper editor William Allen White (1868-1944) standing next to a car parked in front of "The Emporia Gazette" office in Emporia, Kansas. White gained national fame with his editorial "What's the Matter with Kansas?" during the Populist era in the 1890s. A supporter of the Progressive movement, he wrote countless editorials as well as articles for national magazines and books. In 1924, he ran for governor of Kansas to highlight his campaign against the Ku Klux Klan.

Date: Between 1915 and 1929

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Item Number: 208675
Call Number: B White, William Allen *37
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 208675

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