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Murphy High School Integration

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

View of police and unidentified males, perhaps students, near Murphy High School in Atlanta, Georgia on the day 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 | Schools--Georgia--Atlanta | Law enforcement officers--Georgia--Atlanta | Police--Georgia--Atlanta | 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
Original Material:

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

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