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Donn Sanford photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2010-021

Scope and Contents

Photographs of Autherine Lucy attending The University of Alabama in February 1956. Lucy was the first African American student admitted to the school. University administrators expelled her after a few tumultuous days on campus.

Dates

  • 1956 February

Conditions Governing Access

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Conditions Governing Use

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Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (6 photographs and 6 negatives)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Photographs of the first African American student admitted to the University of Alabama, Autherine Lucy, enrolling at The University of Alabama in February 1956.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Donn Sanford.

General

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Processing Information

Processed by Marina Klarić, November 2013.

Source

Title
Guide to the Donn Sanford photographs
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Author
Marina Klarić; April Burnett
Date
2015; amended 2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266
205.348.0500