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Dan Lykins and Jon Wefald at the Martin Luther King statue dedication at Kansas State University

Dan Lykins and Jon Wefald at the Martin Luther King statue dedication at Kansas State University
Date: January 19, 2007
This is a photograph of Dan Lykins, left, a Topeka attorney and member of the Kansas Board of Regents, and Kansas State University President Jon Wefald at the dedication of a statue commemorating Martin Luther King's speech at the university.


Martin Luther King at Kansas State University

Martin Luther King at Kansas State University
Creator: Lykins, Dan
Date: January 19, 1968
These two photographs show Dr. Martin Luther King speaking at Kansas State University's regular convocation series. The topic of his speech was the future of integration. This was Dr. King's last speech on a university campus before his death on April 4, 1968.


Prominent Negro leader denounces right-to-work laws

Prominent Negro leader denounces right-to-work laws
Creator: Kansas State Federation of Labor
Date: Between 1954 and 1958
In this flyer, the Kansas State Federation of Labor quotes the civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., in his opposition to "right to work" laws. Dr. King argues that the so-called "right to work" laws are a form of discrimination that undermine workers' right to organize and collectively bargain with their employers. Kansas voters passed a "right to work" amendment to the state constitution in 1958.


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