wilsonMurphy High School Integration

Murphy High School Integration

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Creator:Wilson, Bill (William Bryan), 1914-1993
Title:Murphy High School Integration
Date:1961 Aug. 30

View of police and members of the news media gathered across the street from Murphy High School in Atlanta, Georgia on the day it was first attended by African American students after becoming a desegregated school.

Murphy High School was among the first all-white schools in Atlanta, Georgia to desegregate. The other schools were Brown High, Henry Grady High, and Northside High, all of whom admitted African American students on August 30, 1961.

Types:Black-and-white photographs | StillImage
Subjects:Segregation--Georgia--Atlanta | Civil rights movements--Georgia--Atlanta | School integration--Georgia--Atlanta | School integration--Georgia--Atlanta--Press coverage | Atlanta (Ga.)--Race relations | Schools--Georgia--Atlanta | Police--Georgia--Atlanta | Law enforcement officers--Georgia--Atlanta | Journalists--Georgia--Atlanta | Reporters and reporting--Georgia--Atlanta | Murphy High School (Atlanta, Ga.) | United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.7489954, -84.3879824
Institution:Atlanta History Center
Contributors:Atlanta History Center
Original Material:

35 mm black and white negative

Bill Wilson Photographs, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, Atlanta, Ga.

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