“McLaurin in a room looking over the students toward F.A. Balyeat, professor of education, who taught the Negro’s first class"

Title

“McLaurin in a room looking over the students toward F.A. Balyeat, professor of education, who taught the Negro’s first class"

Identifier

Western History Collections - George Lynn Cross Emeritus Box 26 Folder 12

Description

McLaurin and other Black students were educated by way of separate classrooms, seating areas, eating facilities, and restrooms. This image depicts the state of McLaurin's seating in his classroom located in the Carnegie Building on the campus of the University of Oklahoma.

Creator

Photo by George Tapscott Staff

Source

Western History Collections - George Lynn Cross Emeritus Box 26 Folder 12

Date

December 2, 1948

Contributor

Born Digital items scanned and collected by the Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center from the OU Daily Newspaper (campus of the University of Oklahoma) for the Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher Dedication at Monnet Hall, September 26, 2019. Collected materials (with permission) will be exhibited on this website permanently.

Format

Black and white photo print

Language

en

Coverage

State of Oklahoma; Norman, Oklahoma; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Washington, D.C.

Subject

Desegregation - education

Rights

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Photo by George Tapscott Staff, ““McLaurin in a room looking over the students toward F.A. Balyeat, professor of education, who taught the Negro’s first class",” Carl Albert Center Human Rights Digital Archive Collection, accessed January 24, 2021, http://cachumanrightsarchive.com/items/show/209.

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