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Background Image downtown Wichita 1950s

Hotline: Dockum Drugstore Sit-in

The Dockum Drugstore sit-in in Wichita was America's first successful student-led drugstore sit-in. Listen to Prisca Barnes of Storytime Village, Inc.,  recount the story of the 1958 sit-in.

Listen to "Dockum Drustore Sit-in"

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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. 


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