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A White Is Not a WASP

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To the editors:

The University of Chicago at the turn of the last century stood in a south side that was poor and non-WASP, not poor and nonwhite as I alleged in my piece of June 18 about Daniel Burnham ("The Man With the Plan").

I read in the Trib that the mayor's wife planted a tree at Saint Dan's grave site in Graceland Cemetery. Better they should dig up the old fraud and sell slivers of his bones as relics to finance a decent forestry program for Grant Park.

James Krohe Jr.

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