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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.
|Types:||Black-and-white photographs | StillImage|
|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.) | United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.7489954, -84.3879824|
|Collection:||Bill Wilson Photographs, 1938-1979, undated|
|Institution:||Atlanta History Center|
|Contributors:||Atlanta History Center|
Bill Wilson Photographs, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, Atlanta, Ga.
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|Persistent Link to Item:||http://album.atlantahistorycenter.com/cdm/singleitem/collection/Wilson/id/885|