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Defrantz, Faburn E., 1885-1964)


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Faburn E. DeFrantz "To Kathy and David" memoir and photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1006
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of a typed 152 page memoir by Faburn E. DeFrantz circa 1952. Written for his first two grandchildren, Kathy and David, he relates his early life in Topeka, Kansas and his many experiences while working for the Senate Avenue YMCA in Indianapolis, Indiana. DeFrantz also discusses his stand against the Ku Klux Klan, his opposition to segregation in public schools, segregated housing at state universities, the 'policycrats', and his retirement.
Dates: circa 1952