Tom Baird, Chester A. Franklin, J. L. Wilkinson

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Photograph of Thomas Y. Baird (left, co-owner of the Kansas City Monarchs), Chester A. Franklin (center, owner of The Call), and James L. Wilkinson (right, founder of the Kansas City Monarchs) reviewing a petition in The Call to "Save Negro Baseball". During WWII, the U.S. Office of Defense Transportation was planning to forbid private baseball teams from using private bus transportation to tour.

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Date Created
1943
Modern Location
Kansas City, MO
Collection Title, Call or Box Number
RH MS-P 414, Folder 3
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Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of this image or the accompanying data requires prior written permission from the Kenneth Spencer Research Library at the University of Kansas. Use of this image also requires that credit be given to the Kenneth Spencer Research Library at the University of Kansas.

Digital Object Identifier
KU-RHMSP414-F003-0001