Earl George with Seattle Freedom School students, Seattle, 1966

Earl George with Seattle Freedom School students, Seattle, 1966

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Creator:Allen, Elmer
Title:Earl George with Seattle Freedom School students, Seattle, 1966

In 1966, the African American community organized a one-day boycott of the schools to protest unequal education. A freedom school was set up at the YMCA for the day.

The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.

Types:Black-and-white photographs
Subjects:George, Earl | Children--Washington (State)--Seattle | African Americans--Washington (State)--Seattle | Civil rights--Washington (State)--Seattle | African American men--Washington (State)--Seattle | Boycotts--Washington (State)--Seattle | Freedom schools--Washington (State)--Seattle | Seattle (Wash.) | King County (Wash.)
Institution:University of Washington's Libraries
Contributors:Black Heritage Society of Washington State | University of Washington. Libraries | King County Snapshots Collection (University of Washington. Libraries)
Online Publisher:[Seattle, Wash.] : University of Washington Digital Initiatives | 2003
Original Material:

1 digital print: b&w; 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. Lonnie Nielson Collection.

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Forms part of the online collection: King County Snapshots: A Photographic Heritage of Seattle and Surrounding Communities.

Persistent Link to Item:https://content.lib.washington.edu/u?/imlsblackhs,29