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Photograph by:
Maurice Johnson, American, 1919 - 2005  Search this
Published by:
International News Photos, Inc., American, 1911 - 1958  Search this
Subject of:
Minnijean Brown-Trickey, American, born 1941  Search this
Melba Patillo Beals, American, born 1941  Search this
Thelma Mothershed-Wair, American, born 1940  Search this
Little Rock Central High School, American, founded 1927  Search this
toner on paper, ink on newsprint
H x W: 8 x 10 1/8 in. (20.3 x 25.7 cm)
photomechanical prints
Place depicted:
Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, United States, North and Central America
September 25, 1957
A copy of a photo of Minnie Brown, Melba Pattillo, and Thelma Mothershed doing homework after a day of school at Little Rock Central High School with caption at top. A newspaper clipping of the photo and accompanying caption is glued to the back.
The caption reads, "CGX-160-Little Rock, Ark- INP Soundphoto-9/25/57- After a busy day at integrate dLittle Rock Central High School, three of the nine Negro students who were escorted to classes by Federal troops are shown doing their homework after returning home today. Let to right- Minnie Brown Melba Pattillo, and Thelma Mothershed. INP Staff photo by Maurice Johnson."
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Education  Search this
Photography  Search this
Segregation  Search this
U.S. History, 1953-1961  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Elmer J. Whiting, III
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture