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Photograph of President Eisenhower signing the Civil Rights Act of 1957

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Creator:Naval Photographic Center (U.S.)
Title:Photograph of President Eisenhower signing the Civil Rights Act of 1957
Date:1957 Sept. 9
Description:

Black-and-white photograph of President Dwight D. Eisenhower signing the 1957 Civil Rights Act at the Naval Base Newport in Rhode Island.

The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.

Types:Black-and-white photographs
Subjects:Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 | United States. Civil Rights Act of 1957 | Presidents--United States | Civil rights--United States | African Americans--Civil rights | Newport (R.I.) | Newport County (R.I.)
Collection:Presidential Timeline of the Twentieth Century Information: Dwight D. Eisenhower
Institution:Dwight D. Eisenhower Library
Contributors:Dwight D. Eisenhower Library | Presidential Timeline of the Twentieth Century
Online Publisher:Austin, Tex. : Learning Technology Center. The University of Texas at Austin ; | Washington, D.C. : National Archives and Records Administration | 2008
Original Material:

Collection: General Records of the Department of the Navy, Series: Photographs of Official Activities of President Dwight D. Eisenhower.

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Forms part of: Presidential Timeline of the Twentieth Century.

Persistent Link to Item:http://www.presidentialtimeline.org/html/record.php?id=157