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Box 38034.001


Contains 1 Collection or Record:

Protesters and police officers (one of whom is aiming a gun at an unseen object) during Autherine Lucy enrollment protests; Reese Phifer Hall is in the foreground, 1956 February 1

 Item — Box: 38034.001, Folder: 2010.020.000040
Identifier: 2010.020.000040
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 1