Photograph of Dwight D. Eisenhower at a White House meeting to discuss civil rights issues

Photograph of Dwight D. Eisenhower at a White House meeting to discuss civil rights issues

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Creator:United States. National Park Service
Title:Photograph of Dwight D. Eisenhower at a White House meeting to discuss civil rights issues
Date:1958 June 23
Description:

Black-and-white photograph from a June 23, 1958 meeting between President Dwight D. Eisenhower and members of his administration and African American civil rights leaders. African American civil rights leaders had sought the meeting with President Eisenhower and his administration in order to encourage support of the civil rights movement.

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 | Granger, Lester B. (Lester Blackwell), 1896-1976 | King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | Morrow, E. Frederic (Everett Frederic), 1909- | Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889-1979 | Rogers, William P. (William Pierce), 1913-2001 | Siciliano, Rocco C. | Wilkins, Roy, 1901-1981 | Presidents--United States | Civil rights--United States | African Americans--Civil rights | Civil rights workers--United States | African American civil rights workers--United States | Washington (D.C.)
Collection:
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: Records of the National Park Service, Series: White House Albums.

Rights and Usage:

Rights Status: Unrestricted

Rights Object: Public domain

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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=545