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A first step toward school integration, 1958 June

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Creator:Holden, Anna
Creator:Congress of Racial Equality
Title:A first step toward school integration, 1958 June

Pamphlet written by Anna Holden in cooperation with the Nashville Congress of Racial Equality group, 1958. The pamphlet tells how a CORE group helped parents and children, despite the violence of segregationist mobs, to desegregate public schools in Nashville, Tennessee in the fall of 1957. This pamphlet also addresses southern communities that did not accept the 1954 Brown v. Board decision along with a chronology of all major events in the Nashville school desegregation struggle through April 1958. Forms part of the Civil Rights Ephemera Collection.

Types:Pamphlets | Text
Subjects:McKinley, Linda Gail | McKinley, Grace | Fehr Elementary School (Nashville, Tenn.) | Congress of Racial Equality | School integration--United States | African Americans--Civil rights--Tennessee--Nashville | Segregation in education--Law and legislation--United States--History | Discrimination in education--Law and legislation--United States--History | Social change--Tennessee--Nashville | School integration--Tennessee--Nashville | Social justice--Tennessee--Nashville | Civil rights movements--Tennessee--Nashville | Civil rights workers--Tennessee--Nashville | Nashville (Tenn.)--History--Sources | Nashville (Tenn.)--Social conditions | Nashville (Tenn.)--Race relations | United States, Tennessee, Davidson County, Nashville, 36.1658899, -86.7844432
Collection:Nashville Public Library Digital Collections Portal: Civil Rights
Institution:Nashville Public Library
Contributors:Public Library of Nashville and Davidson County. Special Collections Division
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Civil Rights Ephemera Collection, Special Collections Division, Nashville Public Library.

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

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