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Subseries 3. Desegregation in Education, 1956 - 1975

 Sub-Series — Box: 1s2, Folder: 3-4

Scope and Contents

This series contains 2 folders that capture the desegregation in education during 1956-1975. The folders contain candid press photographs depicting marches/demonstrations both for/against integration in schools; photographs of "black pride" classes; photographs of Governor George Wallace preventing integration at the University of Alabama; photographs of integrated classrooms; and photographs of several African-American educational leaders. Notable photographs include a poignant photograph depicting Caucasian boys carrying signs reading "Down with Integration" (September 26, 1957), and several photographs of James Meredith, who was the first African-American enrolled at the University of Mississippi.


  • 1956 - 1975

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.


From the Series: 1 Linear Feet (3 boxes)

Language of Materials


Container Summary

(2 folders)

Repository Details

Part of the Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives, Leatherby Libraries Repository

Chapman University
One University Drive
Orange 92866 USA US