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Hotline: Hazel Gomez

Valerie Mendoza, Director of the Title III Strengthening Institutions grant at Washburn University, tells the story of Hazel Gomez, a beloved leader of Topeka’s Hispanic community. 


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This recording is part of the Humanities Kansas Hotline, a series of bite-sized micropresentations about Kansas stories – both serious and light-hearted – that are researched and presented by experts across the state. 

Photo Credit: Hazel and Robert Gomez, 1987. Images courtesy of, Kansas Historical Society. Copy and Reuse restrictions apply.


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