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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.

Dates

  • 1956 - 1975

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Extent

From the Series: 1 Linear Feet (3 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Container Summary

(2 folders)

Repository Details

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

Contact:
Chapman University
One University Drive
Orange 92866 USA US