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An article published in the Topeka Daily Capital reporting that William Allen White sent out a petition for his nomination as Kansas Governor. White felt an independent candidate should oppose the Republican candidate, Ben Paulen, who was supported by the Ku Klux Klan.

Creator: Topeka Daily Capital
Date: September 11, 1924

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This article can be used in class discussion about William Allen White, and his opposition to the Ku Klux Klan. Important to note is that White polled the public about their feelings on the Klan as part of his run for governor.


Item Number: 214411
Call Number: Microfilm T252
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 214411

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