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Enrollment meeting between G.W. McLaurin and J.E. Fellows at University of Oklahoma

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Title:Enrollment meeting between G.W. McLaurin and J.E. Fellows at University of Oklahoma
Date:1948 Oct. 14
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Test on reverse: "Negro Enrolls at Oklahoma University, G.W. McLaurin, 54, a retired Negro professor, became on Oct. 13 the first member of his race ever to enroll in the all-white University of Oklahoma at Norman, Okla. McLaurin confers with J.E. Fellows, dean of admissions at the University. His admission to the University's graduate school to complete work on a doctor's degree followed a protracted legal fight. 10-14-48" Stetson Kennedy (1916-2011), writer and civil rights activist, collected these photographs during the course of his career fighting for equality throughout the Southern United States.

Local identification number: L1979-37_003

Types:Photographic prints | StillImage
Subjects:African American college students | Segregation in higher education--Oklahoma | African American civil rights workers | Clothing & dress | Meetings | Kennedy, Stetson | McLaurin, G. W. | United States, Oklahoma, Norman
Collection:Stetson Kennedy Papers
Institution:Georgia State University Special Collections
Contributors:Georgia State University. Libraries
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Cite as: Stetson Kennedy papers, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library

Cite as: L1979-37_003,Stetson Kennedy Papers, L1979-37, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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