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The following images are selected from three areas of the Library of Congress web site: American Memory, Exhibitions and the Prints and Photographs Online Catalog. Unless noted in italics, copies may be requested from the Library's Photoduplication Service. The African American synonyms best used for searaching the American Memory Digital Collecitons may also be used to search the Prints and Photographs Online Catalog.

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Colored School at Anthoston. Census 27, enrollment 12, attendance 7 "Colored School at Anthoston. Census 27, enrollment 12, attendance 7." Location: Henderson County, Kentucky. 1916 September 13.
Photographer: Hine, Lewis Wickes
Reporduction Number: LC-DIG-nclc-00520 (color digital file from b&w original print)
Call Number: LOT 7475, v. 2, no. 4475 - Photoduplication Service
From: Prints and Photographs Online Catalog


75 Sixth Grade children (colored) crowded into 1 small room in an old store building near Negro High School, with 1 teacher. "75 Sixth Grade children (colored) crowded into 1 small room in an old store building near Negro High School, with 1 teacher." Location: [Muskogee, Oklahoma]. 1917 March.
Photographer: Hine, Lewis Wickes
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-nclc-00661 (color digital file from b&w original print)
Call Number: LOT 7475, v. 3, no. 4773 - Photoduplication Service
From: Prints and Photographs Online Catalog


Front of old Negro school house. Greene County, Georgia. "Front of old Negro school house." Greene County, Georgia.1939 May.
Photographer: Wolcott, Marion Post
Reporduction Number: LC-USF34-051727-D DLC (b&w film neg.)
Call Number: LC-USF34- 051727-D - Photoduplication Service
From: American Memory Collection: Depression Era to World War II ~ FSA/OWI ~ Photographs ~ 1935-1945


Mosquito Crossing, Greene County, Georgia. The new Negro school.

"Mosquito Crossing, Greene County, Georgia. The new Negro school." 1941 Oct.
Photographer: Delano, Jack
Reproduction Number: LC-USF34-046232-D (b&w film neg.)
Call Number: LC-USF34- 046232-D - Photoduplication Service
From: American Memory Collection: Depression Era to World War II ~ FSA/OWI ~ Photographs ~ 1935-1945



Veazy, Greene County, Georgia. The one-teacher Negro school in Veazy, south of Greensboro

"Veazy, Greene County, Georgia. The one-teacher Negro school in Veazy, south of Greensboro." 1941 Oct.
Photographer: Delano, Jack
Reporduction Number: LC-USF34-046248-D (b&w film neg.)
Call Number: LC-USF34- 046248-D - Photoduplication Service
From: American Memory Collection: Depression Era to World War II ~ FSA/OWI ~ Photographs ~ 1935-1945



Washington, D.C. Reading lesson in a Negro elementary school

"Washington, D.C. Reading lesson in a Negro elementary school." 1942 Mar.
Photographer: Collins, Marjory, 1912-1985, photographer.
Reproduction Number: LC-USW3-000888-E DLC (b&w film nitrate neg.)
Call Number: LC-USW3- 000888-E - Photoduplication Service
From: American Memory Collection: Depression Era to World War II ~ FSA/OWI ~ Photographs ~ 1935-1945



Left to right: George E.C. Hayes, Thurgood Marshall, and James M. Nabrit, congratulating each other, following Supreme Count decision declaring segregation unconstitutional "Left to right: George E.C. Hayes, Thurgood Marshall, and James M. Nabrit, congratulating each other, following Supreme Count decision declaring segregation unconstitutional." 1954.
Photographer: Associated Press photo.
Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-111236 DLC (b&w film copy neg.)
Call Number: NYWTS - SUBJ/GEOG--Racism - Photoduplication Service
Part of: African American Odyssey


Troops block Negro students at school

"Troops block Negro students at school." 1957.
Summary: African American student Elizabeth Eckford endures epithets of white girl outside Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, National Guardsman in upper left of photo.
Photographer: United Press International photograph.
Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-126826 (b&w film copy neg.)
   May be restricted: Information on reproduction rights available in LC P&P Restrictions    Notebook. For information see "Copyright and Other Restrictions"
Call Number: NYWTS - SUBJ/GEOG--Education--Segregation--Arkansas [item]
     Photoduplication Service
From: Prints and Photographs Online Catalog



I'm eight. I was born on the day of the Supreme Court decision.

"I'm eight. I was born on the day of the Supreme Court decision." May 17, 1962.
Editorial cartoon shows an African American girl seated on a step with a birthday cake on her lap, she speaks to a man wearing a business suit; across the street, behind a tall wrought iron fence, is the "James Crow Public School."
Creator: Block, Herbert. See Exhibit from the Library of Congress Exhibitions Page
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-03061 (digital file from original)
     Publication may be restricted. For information see "Copyright and Other Restrictions"
     Photoduplication Service
From: Prints & Photographs Division



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