The Stand in the Schoolhouse Door, 1963

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Title

The Stand in the Schoolhouse Door, 1963

Subject

College integration -- Alabama
Wallace, George C. (George Corley) 1919-1998 -- Views on college integration
Jones, Vivian Malone, 1942-2005
Hood, James, 1942-2013

Description

Alabama Governor George C. Wallace stands in the door of Foster Auditorium in an attempt to block integration of the University of Alabama by Vivian Malone and James Hood. Despite his actions, when Malone and Hood walked past him to register for classes, Alabama became the last state in the union to desegregate its system of public education.

Source

Tuscaloosa News Archive

Publisher

The Tuscaloosa News

Date

June 11, 1963

Contributor

Betty Slowe (Description)

Type

Photograph

Identifier

439

Coverage

Tuscaloosa (AL)

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

10 x 8 inches