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Reading lesson in African American elementary school in Washington, D.C.

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Creator:Collins, Marjory, 1912-1985
Title:Reading lesson in African American elementary school in Washington, D.C.
Date:1942
Description:

This photograph, taken by Marjory Collins in 1942, depicts young African American students and their teacher in a Washington, D.C. classroom. They appear to be participating in a guided reading lesson. A young girl stands before her class and reads aloud.

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Types:Black-and-white photographs
Subjects:African American children--Washington (D.C.) | African American students--Washington (D.C.) | African American teachers--Washington (D.C.) | Segregation in education--United States | Education, Elementary--Washington (D.C.) | African Americans--Civil rights--History--20th century | Reading (Elementary)--Washington (D.C.) | United States, District of Columbia, Washington, 38.907192, -77.036871
Collection:With an Even Hand: Brown vs. Board at Fifty
Institution:Library of Congress
Contributors:Library of Congress | "With an Even Hand": Brown v. Board at Fifty Collection (Library of Congress)
Original Material:

Forms part of the "With an Even Hand": Brown v. Board at Fifty Collection, Library of Congress. Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C.

Related Materials:

Forms part of the "With an Even Hand": Brown v. Board at Fifty Collection.

Persistent Link to Item:http://crdl.usg.edu/id:loc_evenhand_br0057cs
Persistent Link to Item:http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/brown/images/br0057Cs-th.jpg