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Dockum Sit-in: An Evening with Dr Vesey

Date and Time: August 11, 2019, 5:00 PM CT

Location: Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, 1515 SW 10th Ave, Marvin Auditorium 101A, Topeka
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Presented by Dr Galyn Vesey, Director, Research on Black Wichita

On July 19, 1958, Galyn Vesey was among a small group of students that led Wichita's Dockum Drugstore Sit-in, one of the first lunch counter protests of the Civil Rights era. Hear his story.

The event is part of "People, Pride, and Promise: The Story of the Dockum Sit-in," a traveling exhibition that commemorates the 60th anniversary of the Sit-in.

Sponsored by: Storytime Village, Inc.

For more information about this event, please contact:
Prisca Barnes
(316) 350-4511
http://tscpl.org

 

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