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This article describes an African American protest against the repeal of a theater license ordinance in Topeka, Kansas. The group argued that an 1870 Kansas statute mandated that businesses licensed by a municipality "could make no discrimination among patrons because of race or color." The group claimed the repeal of the theater license would allow theaters to racially discriminate.

Creator: Topeka Journal
Date: September 26, 1944

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Item Number: 216974
Call Number: Newspaper Clippings, Vol. 7, Negroes, K 326
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 216974

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