Photograph of school registration, Glenn Elementary School, Cleveland Street, Nashville, Tennessee, 1957 August 27

Photograph of school registration, Glenn Elementary School, Cleveland Street, Nashville, Tennessee, 1957 August 27

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Creator:Ray, Bob
Title:Photograph of school registration, Glenn Elementary School, Cleveland Street, Nashville, Tennessee, 1957 August 27
Date:1957 Aug. 27
Description:

A photograph of Mr. and Mrs. Harold D. Street enrolling their daughter, Lajuanda (second girl) and a friend at Glenn Elementary School, Nashville, Tennessee, 27 August 1957. Enrollment came under a court-approved plan, which called for desegregation of the first grade level, three years after the Brown v. Board of Education decision. This photograph documents the desegregation of public schools in Nashville, Tennessee and implementation of the Nashville Plan, a plan to desegregate one grade per year starting with the first grade.

Types:Black-and-white photographs
Subjects:Street, Harold D. | Harley, Lajuanda Street | Glenn Elementary School (Nashville, Tenn.) | African Americans--Civil rights--Tennessee--Nashville | Civil rights movements--Tennessee--Nashville | African Americans--Segregation--Tennessee--Nashville | Segregation in education--Law and legislation--United States--History | Discrimination in education--Law and legislation--United States--History | School integration--United States | School children--Tennessee--Nashville | Schools--Tennessee--Nashville | Public schools--Tennessee--Nashville | Students--Tennessee--Nashville | School integration--Tennessee--Nashville | Nashville (Tenn.)--History--Sources | Nashville (Tenn.)--Race relations | Nashville (Tenn.)--Education | Nashville (Tenn.)--Social conditions | Southern States--Race relations--History--20th century--Sources | Nashville (Tenn.) | Davidson County (Tenn.)
Collection:
Institution:Nashville Public Library
Contributors:Public Library of Nashville and Davidson County. Special Collections Division | Civil Rights Online Collection (Public Library of Nashville and Davidson County. Special Collections Division)
Online Publisher:Nashville, Tenn. : Special Collections Division of the Nashville Public Library | 2006
Original Material:

1 photograph negative : b&w ; 3.25 x 4.25 in.

Nashville Banner Archives, Special Collections Division, Nashville Public Library.

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Forms part of the online collection: Civil Rights Online Collection.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digital.library.nashville.org/u?/nr,551