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Protesters against Autherine Lucy's enrollment hold Confederate flags and burn NAACP literature on the steps of Reese Phifer Hall, 1956 February 4
Item — Box: 38034.001, Folder: 2010.020.000017
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.
Dates: 1956 February 4