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Photograph by:
United Press International, American, founded 1907  Search this
Subject of:
Graymont Elementary School, 1908 - 1989  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
Medium:
photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sheet): 9 1/8 × 7 in. (23.2 × 17.8 cm)
Type:
black-and-white photographs
Place depicted:
Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1963
Description:
Black-and-white photograph of a white woman leading a young child by the hand away from a school. Sign at front of school reads, [GRAYMONT SCHOOL]. Type along right side of photograph reads, [BXP091005-9/10/63-BIRMINGHAM, ALA. :White mother angrily tows her son down / walk of Graymont elementary school here 9/10 after removing him from class. / She withdrew her son when two Negro boys successfully integrated the school. / UNITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL TELEPHOTO].
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Education  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Oprah Winfrey
Object number:
2014.312.214
Restrictions & Rights:
© United Press International
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f3a7c565-bf85-42b7-9da0-d8c8008a9378
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.312.214