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|Creator:||Southern Labor Archives|
|Title:||Group photo of six African American students who applied for entrance to all-white universities|
|Date:||1948 Jan. 29|
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. Special Collections|
Stetson Kennedy papers, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
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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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