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Students gather at a rally outside the original Gaslight Tavern in
July of 1970. The building, located next to the Kansas Student
Union, burned down in 1974.

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Turn on the Gaslight

North Lawrence music venue finds new way to connect with the past

During the tumultuous late 1960s and early '70s in Lawrence, the old Gaslight Tavern had a well-earned reputation both as a place where diversity was the norm and as an extreme hotbed of political activity.

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