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Title
Wallace Ignores Presidential Order to Admit Students to University of Alabama
Date Created and/or Issued
1963-06-11T07:00:00Z
Publication Information
Chapman University Digital Commons
Contributing Institution
Chapman University, Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives
Collection
UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980
Rights Information
copyrighted
UPI retains the copyright on all photographs. Permission to use photographs must be obtained from United Press International.
Description
Tuscaloosa, Alabama: Alabama Governor George Wallace of Alabama, the 'schoolhouse door' behind him, holds up his hand to indicate to Deputy U.S. Attorney General Nicholas Katzenbach (back to camera), June 11, that he is forbidding entrance to two Negroes who had planned to enroll in the all-white University of Alabama. In refusing to admit the Negroes, Wallace ignored a last-minute order from President Kennedy to 'cease and desist.
Type
Image
Format
image/jpeg
Identifier
http://digitalcommons.chapman.edu/upi_african_american/171
Subject
African Americans
History
United States
Prejudice
Desegregation
Civil rights movement
Black Panthers
African American Studies
United States History
Source
UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980

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