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Dockum Sit-in of 1958

In the summer of 1958, two dozen students from Wichita staged what would become the first successful student-led lunch counter sit-in of the Civil Rights movement. The Ambassador Hotel Wichita now sits where the historic Dockum Drug Store once was, complete with a speakeasy named Dockum tucked in the basement.

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  • Dockum Sit-in of 1958
  • 104 S. Broadway
  • Wichita, KS 67202
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