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Commercial Appeal newspaper morgue, Special Collections Department, University of Memphis Libraries

Identifier

sc.0452.01.0025a_006.009

Description

Four members of the Memphis State Eight, the first African American student 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.

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6-21-2021

Date

1959 September

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Keywords

Memphis State University., University of Memphis., College integration--Tennessee--Memphis.

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