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This photograph shows the interior of Mary Katherine White's rest room at Emporia Highschool. The photograph is incorrectly labeled as being in William Allen White's house, but the room is located in the Emporia Highschool where it served as rest room for African American girls in memory of Mary's struggles for their accommodations. The room was established within a month of her death and was just one of the memorials created in Mary's name. Mary Katherine was the second child and only daughter of William Allen and Sallie Moss Lindsay White. Mary Katherine died from a skull fracture caused by a horse-riding accident when she was a teenager in 1921.

Date: 1921-1922

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Item Number: 453944
Call Number: FK2.L7 E.75 W *9
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 453944

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