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Photographs showing Blanche Parks, her family, and notable people. Blanche, the daughter of Nile Eugene, Sr. and Fern (Dickinson) Williams, grew up in Leavenworth, Kansas and graduated from Leavenworth High School. After high school, she attended Washburn University and graduated with Bachelor's and Master's degrees. Blanche is active in many community organizations, which includes the YWCA, the Kansas Children's Service League Topeka Advisory Council, Washburn University, Downtown Topeka Rotary, Topeka Human Relations Commission, Melody Brown Board of Directors. Blanche also established the YWCA East Blanche Parks Girls to Girl Program. Blanche married Topeka attorney Sherman A. Parks, Jr. and they have two children Michael and Stacey. Photographs include Buffalo Bill Days parade, Blanche was the first Buffalo Bill Cody Days queen; Sherman Parks Jr; Washburn University; Washburn University President Jerry Farley; Judge Sherman Parks, Sr.; Stacey Parks; Michael Parks; William James "Count" Basie; Rosa Parks; Stedman Graham; Tammy Faye Baker; Kathleen Sebelius; Gordon Parks; and multiple photographs of Blanche's family.

Date: Between 1920 and 2005

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Item Number: 456368
Call Number: Digital file, KSHS, 2019-079
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 456368

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