Firemen attempt to extinguish burning cross

Firemen attempt to extinguish burning cross

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Creator:Movitz, Edward
Title:Firemen attempt to extinguish burning cross
Date:1962 Sept. 21

Local identification number: movitz_integration_35

Firemen attempt to extinguish a burning 28-foot cross set on fire to protest James Meredith's enrollment

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Types:Black-and-white photographs | StillImage
Subjects:Meredith, James, 1933- | University of Mississippi--History | Civil rights--Mississippi--Oxford | College integration--Mississippi--Oxford--History | University of Mississippi--Riots | University of Mississippi--Students | Fire fighters--Mississippi--Oxford | Crosses | Government, Resistance to--Mississippi--Oxford | Mississippi--Race relations | Race riots--Mississippi--Oxford | Federal-state controversies--Mississippi | Intimidation | Oxford (Miss.) | Lafayette County (Miss.)
Institution:University of Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:John Davis Williams Library. Dept. of Archives and Special Collections
Online Publisher:2010
Original Material:

Ed Movitz Integration Collection, Special Collections, University of Mississippi Libraries

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Ed Movitz Integration Collection, Archives and Special Collections, University of Mississippi Libraries

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Forms part of the online collection: Integration of the University of Mississippi Collection

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