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|Creator:||Wilson, Bill (William Bryan), 1914-1993|
|Title:||Murphy High School Integration|
|Date:||1961 Aug. 30|
View of two unidentified African American girls in front of Murphy High School in Atlanta, Georgia, on their first day at the school after it was desegregated.
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.
|Subjects:||Segregation--Georgia--Atlanta | Civil rights movements--Georgia--Atlanta | School integration--Georgia--Atlanta | Atlanta (Ga.)--Race relations | School children--Georgia--Atlanta | Schools--Georgia--Atlanta | Students--Georgia--Atlanta | Flags--United States | Murphy High School (Atlanta, Ga.) | Atlanta (Ga.) | Fulton County (Ga.)|
|Collection:||Institution:||Atlanta History Center||Online Publisher:||Atlanta, Ga. : Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center | 2006||Original Material:|
2 1/4 in. or smaller black and white negative
Bill Wilson Photographs, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, Atlanta, Ga.
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