People on campus protesting the enrollment of Autherine Lucy; photo taken from Smith Hall, looking toward Tuomey Hall and Gorgas Library, 1956 February 6
Item — Box: 38034.001, Folder: 2010.020.000026
Scope and Contents
From the Collection: James William Oakley Jr. took these photographs during the week that Autherine Lucy, the first African American student at The University of Alabama, enrolled in February 1956. Photos do not show Lucy. Photos instead focus on crowds that gathered on campus an in downtown Tuscaloosa in protest of her enrollment. Oakley was a student at the University at the time.
- 1956 February 6
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1 item : negative of photo 2010.020.000003
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English