Photograph of crowd, Fehr Elementary School, corner of Fifth Avenue and Garfield Street, Nashville, Tennessee, 1957 September 09

Photograph of crowd, Fehr Elementary School, corner of Fifth Avenue and Garfield Street, Nashville, Tennessee, 1957 September 09

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Creator:Malone, John
Title:Photograph of crowd, Fehr Elementary School, corner of Fifth Avenue and Garfield Street, Nashville, Tennessee, 1957 September 09
Date:1957 Sept. 9
Description:

A photograph of irate segregationists exchanging words with supporters of desegregation at Fehr Elementary School, Nashville, Tennessee, 9 September 1957. Police officers escorted African American students into the school, marking the first day of public school desegregation in Nashville, Tennessee and what was known as the Nashville Plan, a plan to desegregate one grade per year starting with the first grade. Forms part of the Nashville Banner Archives.

Types:Black-and-white photographs
Subjects:Fehr 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 online collection: Civil Rights Online Collection.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digital.library.nashville.org/u?/nr,553