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This photograph taken in the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) Hall of Topeka's Memorial Building, shows NAACP executive secretary Walter White addressing a crowd that included former Kansas Governor and Senator Arthur Capper, who was a member of the NAACP board of directors. During his presentation, which was part of his 10-day tour of five mid-Western states, White predicted the eventual end of segregation in the U.S.
Creator: Lockhart, Monroe
Date: April 26, 1949
This photograph can be used in conjunction with other material on Walter White to help students understand his message and its importance to the developing civil rights movement in Kansas.
KS: 11th: 3.1.: Brown v. Board (2005)
Item Number: 213391
Call Number: Lucinda Wilson Todd Coll. #825
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213391
Built Environment - Building name - GAR Memorial Hall (Topeka, Kan.)
Collections - Manuscript - Todd, Lucinda Wilson
Community Life - Clubs and organizations - Reform/Advocacy - National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Curriculum - 11th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - 1945-1990 (Kansas_Benchmark 3) - Brown v. Board (Indicator 1)
Date - 1940s - 1949
Government and Politics - Reform and Protest - Civil rights - National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Government and Politics - State Government - State agencies and programs - Agencies - Kansas State Historical Society
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
People - African Americans - Discrimination - Segregation
People - Notable People - White, Walter Francis, 18993-1955
Places - Cities and towns - Topeka
Places - Counties - Shawnee
Thematic Time Period - Eisenhower Years, 1946-1961 - Civil Rights Movement
Type of Material - Photographs