"First Negro Pupils Leave For White School"

Title

"First Negro Pupils Leave For White School"

Subject

Desegregation in Virginia. Arlington, Virginia

Description

"Four Negro pupils, first to breach the color line in the history of Virginia public schools, leave home to attend classes at Stratford Junior High school this morning. They are, from left, Gloria Thompson, Ronald Deskins, Lance Newman, and Michael Jones. Lance is 13 and the others are 12 years old."

Creator

AP Wirephoto

Source

Virginia School Desegretation Photographs, 1959-1965, Accession #15200, Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.

Publisher

Associated Press

Date

02/02/1959

Language

English

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Citation

AP Wirephoto, “"First Negro Pupils Leave For White School",” The Movement in the Archive, accessed November 24, 2017, http://civilrights.woodson.virginia.edu/items/show/1042.

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