SPRINGFIELD MUSEUMS

Author and illustrator Grace Lin wants Dr. Seuss's racist images and the fact that he regretted drawing them to be dealt with at Springfield's Seuss museum.
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All children's book creators worth their salt know the history of Dr. Seuss. We know that his early career was filled with racist propaganda. 

A section of mural at the Seuss museum in Springfield, Mass.
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Facing increasing pressure for how it's chosen to handle the legacy of a children's book author with a mixed record on issues of race and prejudice, the new Dr. Seuss Museum in Springfield, Mass., has acknowledged a change is needed.

The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum in Springfield
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Since it opened in June, the new Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum has attracted thousands of visitors to Springfield. It features murals and statues of some of the author's most famous characters, like Horton the Elephant and the Cat in the Hat.