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Group photo of six African American students who applied for entrance to all-white universities

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Title:Group photo of six African American students who applied for entrance to all-white universities
Date:1948 Jan. 29
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Text on reverse: "Negroes Seek Admission to University, Six negroes applied for enrollment in the University of Oklahoma in a move to break down the state's racial segregation in education. The six, shown at the university are: rear row (left to right); George McLaurin, Oklahoma City; Mozeal A. Dillon, Langston; Helen Holmes, Oklahoma City. Front row: Mauderie Hancock Wilson, Oklahoma City; James Bond, Langston; Ivor Tatum, Oklahoma City. Jan. 29, 1948." 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_004

Types:Photographic prints | StillImage
Subjects:African American college students | Segregation in higher education--Oklahoma | African American civil rights workers | Clothing & dress | Portraits | Kennedy, Stetson | McLaurin, G. W. | United States, Oklahoma, 35.007752, -97.092877
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_004,Stetson Kennedy Papers, L1979-37, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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