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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

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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

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