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    JUNETEENTH OUTDOOR FILM: Dawn of Day: The Underground Railroad in Kansas

    • Date: June 23, 2017
    • Time: 8:30 PM
    • Admission: FREE
    • Location: Duerksen Amphitheater
      1845 N Fairmount, WICHITA, KS 67260

    In honor of Wichita's Juneteenth Celebration, enjoy an outdoor, after-dark showing of Dawn of Day: The Underground Railroad in Kansas. This historical documentary covers the Underground Railroad in Kansas that brings to light Wabaunsee County's unsung heroes who traversed one of the most turbulent times in our nation's history. Faith, family, and politics united a community of neighbors who lived and died to ensure Kansas was a free state. Rusty Earl, filmmaker from Manhattan, will be here to discuss the making of the film. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets for this inspiring film. Filmmaker chat begins at 8:30; film starts at dusk (about 9pm).

    Wichita State University is Kansas' only urban-serving research university, with 15,000 students, four campuses and degree programs in over 200 areas of… more

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