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|Creator:||Wilson, Bill (William Bryan), 1914-1993|
|Title:||Murphy High School Integration|
|Date:||1961 Aug. 30|
View of Murphy High School in Atlanta, Georgia on the day it was desegregated. The automobile on the right carries the two African American students who would desegregate the 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.
|Subjects:||Segregation--Georgia--Atlanta | Civil rights movements--Georgia--Atlanta | School integration--Georgia--Atlanta | Atlanta (Ga.)--Race relations | Schools--Georgia--Atlanta | Murphy High School (Atlanta, Ga.) | African American high school students--Georgia--Atlanta | Automobiles--Georgia--Atlanta | Atlanta (Ga.) | Fulton County (Ga.)|
|Collection:||Bill Wilson Photographs, 1938-1979, undated|
|Institution:||Atlanta History Center|
|Online Publisher:||Atlanta, Ga. : Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center | 2006|
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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