July 24 –Personal Story of the Dockum Sit-in
Presented by Dr. Galyn Vesey
In July 1958, Black students gathered at Wichita’s Dockum Drugstore to stage a peaceful protest against the unequal practice of segregation. It was a catalyst that would shake the nation and change the fabric of Wichita. Hear Dr. Vesey’s personal story as an original participant in this landmark event.
Doors open at 9:30 a.m., program begins at 10 a.m.
Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum
204 S. Main St.