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Franklin Name to New School: Elementary Unit at 3400 Highland Will Honor Negro Leader
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TitleFranklin Name to New School: Elementary Unit at 3400 Highland Will Honor Negro Leader
AbstractAnnouncement of a new elementary school at 3400 Highland Avenue to be "named the C. A. Franklin school" after Chester Franklin (1880-1955), or C. A. Franklin, an early Kansas City civil rights activist and founder of the Kansas City Call paper, "champion[ing] the right of Negroes [or black people] to serve on juries, to live in any neighborhood and to have adequate job and educational opportunities," with his widow residing at 1717 East 18th Street.
DateDecember/2/1967
SourceKansas City Times
LocationMicrofilm
Page6C
Local SubjectFranklin, Chester A.
Chester A. Franklin School
IllustrationsNo
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID111334
CONTENTdm number24817
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