Commercial Appeal newspaper morgue, Special Collections Department, University of Memphis Libraries
Four members of the Memphis State Eight, the first African American students to be admitted to Memphis State University stand at a side entrance to the Administration Building in September 1959. L-r: Marvis LaVerne Kneeland, Sammie Burnett, Eleanor Gandy, and Ralph Prater.
This Item is protected by copyright and/or related rights. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use. For other uses you need to obtain permission from the rights-holder(s).
"Memphis State Eight, Memphis State University, 1959" (2021). University of Memphis. 34.
Memphis State University., University of Memphis., College integration--Tennessee--Memphis.