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Mary White

(1904 - 1921)

  • Daughter of Sallie and William Allen White, editor of The Emporia Gazette
  • Campaigned for racial equality at her high school
  • Killed in a tragic horse accident
  • Her obituary, written by her father, was widely distributed and still read today
  • 1977 made-for-TV movie of her life was nominated for Golden Globe Award

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