George McLaurin “Negro Accepted as Student at University”

Title

George McLaurin “Negro Accepted as Student at University”

Identifier

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

Description

“Negro Accepted as Student at University” – Ruth Arnold, left, director of admissions at the University of Oklahoma, Wednesday, took the enrolment papers of G.W. McLaurin, retired Negro educator, who became the first of his race to be admitted to then 58-year-old state university. He will attend segregated classes under a plan not yet disclosed by the university.”

Creator

unknown photographer

Source

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

Date

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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Citation

unknown photographer, “George McLaurin “Negro Accepted as Student at University” ,” Carl Albert Center Human Rights Digital Archive Collection, accessed June 16, 2021, https://cachumanrightsarchive.com/items/show/208.

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