- Nashville Public Library Digital Collections Portal: Civil Rights
- Photograph of school registration, Glenn Elementary School, Cleveland Street, Nashville, Tennessee, 1957 August 27
- Ray, Bob
- Date of Original:
- Glenn Elementary School (Nashville, Tenn.)
African Americans--Civil rights--Tennessee--Nashville
Civil rights movements--Tennessee--Nashville
Segregation in education--Law and legislation--United States--History
Discrimination in education--Law and legislation--United States--History
School integration--United States
Nashville (Tenn.)--Race relations
Nashville (Tenn.)--Social conditions
Southern States--Race relations--History--20th century--Sources
- Street, Harold D.
Harley, Lajuanda Street
- United States, Tennessee, Davidson County, Nashville, 36.16589, -86.78444
- black-and-white photographs
- 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.
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- U.S. and international copyright laws protect this digital content, which is provided for educational purposes only and may not be downloaded, reproduced, or distributed for any other purpose without written permission. Please contact the Special Collections Division of the Nashville Public Library, 615 Church Street, Nashville, Tennessee, 37219. Telephone (615) 862-5782.
- Bibliographic Citation (Cite As):
- 1 photograph negative : b&w ; 3.25 x 4.25 in.
- image/tiff (10.8 MB)
- Original Collection:
- Nashville Banner Archives, Special Collections Division, Nashville Public Library.
- Contributing Institution:
- Nashville Public Library (Tenn.). Special Collections Division