JWG (jwg) wrote,
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May 17 - today and 50 years ago

I think the coincidence of this being the first day of legal marriage in Mass as well as the 50th anniversary of Brown vs. Board of Education is kind of interesting.

Now to add to this, the Brown case occurred in Topeka KS, the very city of Fred Phelps.

Did the other most famous Kansan, Dorothy live in or near Topeka, and when did that tornado strike? The book was published in 1909, perhaps Frank Baum started writing it in 1904....
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