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Margaret Kramar collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P987


This collection consists of "The March," Margaret Kramar's account of taking a bus from Lawrence, Kansas to Washington, D.C. in March 2017 for the Women's March on Washington after the election of U.S. President Donald Trump. The account includes a description of Kramar's reasoning for joining the march, the bus breaking down close to their destination, spending the night before with congregants from the Hope United Church of Christ in Alexandria, Virginia, seeing people in pink pussy hats and other signs of protest and resistance, and a description of the march itself.


  • Creation: March 2017


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No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Biography of Margaret Kramar

Margaret Kramar received her bachelors in Spanish Literature from Grinnell College, her masters in Journalism from the University of Iowa, and her doctorate in English from the University of Kansas. From 1976-1977 she was lifestyle editor for The Denison Newspapers in Denison, Iowa. For several years, she served as a civil rights investigator with the Kansas Human Rights Commission. From 2006-2017, in part while working on her doctorate, she served as a graduate teaching assistant and lecturer at the University of Kansas.

Kramar has written several news and magazine articles, book chapters, and the memoir Searching for Spenser - A Memoir (2018).


1 folder : Typescript, 6 pages back and front. ; Folder measures 22 x 37 cm.

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Physical Location

RH MS P987

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Margaret Kramar, 2018.

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Margaret Kramar collection, RH MS P987, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States