My grandmother told stories about the Dust Bowl. Awful.  It lasted 10 years.

My grandmother told stories about the Dust Bowl. Awful. It lasted 10 years.

On July 19, 1958 students at Wichita East High School, led by Ronald Walters and Carol Parks, began sit-ins at Dockum Drug Store, part of the Rexall chain. The lunch counter only served carry-out meals to African Americans. The owner yielded on August 11, saying “Serve them — I'm losing too much money.” Other downtown businesses and Rexall lunch counters across Kansas soon followed. #TodayInBlackHistory

On July 19, 1958 students at Wichita East High School, led by Ronald Walters and Carol Parks, began sit-ins at Dockum Drug Store, part of the Rexall chain. The lunch counter only served carry-out meals to African Americans. The owner yielded on August 11, saying “Serve them — I'm losing too much money.” Other downtown businesses and Rexall lunch counters across Kansas soon followed. #TodayInBlackHistory

Elkhart kansas

Elkhart kansas

5 yr old after day's work that began at 5 AM, was tired and refused to be photographed, the mother said, 'Oh, She's ugly,' said picking shrimp was very hard on the fingers, Biloxi, MS, by Lewis Wickes Hine 1911

5 yr old after day's work that began at 5 AM, was tired and refused to be photographed, the mother said, 'Oh, She's ugly,' said picking shrimp was very hard on the fingers, Biloxi, MS, by Lewis Wickes Hine 1911

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