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William Allen White,1868-1944, seated at his desk. White, a newspaper editor, had something to say on virtually every topic that had anything to do with Kansas or the nation. Born in Emporia in 1868, he grew up in El Dorado, attended the College of Emporia and the University of Kansas and worked on newspapers in Topeka and Kansas City before buying the Emporia Gazette in 1895.Thereafter until his death in 1944 he wrote countless editorials as well as articles and books that earned him the title of the "Sage of Emporia."
Date: April 30, 1914
This photograph of William Allen White at his desk can be used in conjunction with articles or speeches he wrote.
Item Number: 209300
Call Number: B White, William A *6
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 209300
Built Environment - Areas of Significance - Communications
Built Environment - Function - Commerce/Trade - Offices
Business and Industry - Media/Communications - Newspaper
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Journalists
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Publishers
Collections - Photograph
Curriculum - 4th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - Individuals and developments (Benchmark 1) - Notable Kansans (Indicator 1)
Date - 1910s - 1914
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
People - Notable Kansans - White, William Allen, 1868-1944
Thematic Time Period - World War I, 1914-1919
Type of Material - Photographs