UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980

 

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Identifier

35160004384484

Creation Date

10-1-1962

Subject—Names

James Meredith

Subject—Topics

Civil Rights Movement; Education

Description

Oxford, Miss.: Negro James Meredith, 29, is escorted to his first class at the University of Mississippi here early Oct. 1st by U.S. Marshal James McShane (right) and another unidentified Marshal. Meredith went to his first class, Colonial American History, with his hands to his eyes, trying to protect them from the lingering fumes of tear gas used to break up the previous night's riot.

Format

BW Photograph, 10" x 8"

Source

United Press International

Keywords

African Americans, history, United States, prejudice, desegregation, civil rights movement, Black Panthers

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