[L.C. Anderson High School closing boycott] Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title [L.C. Anderson High School closing boycott]

Date

  • Creation: 1971

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: Photograph of students boycotting the closing of L.C. Anderson High School. The school was ordered closed in 1971 by a federal judge as part of desegregation. African-American students and parents sit on sidewalks and cars to protest the closing. The school, located at 900 Thompson Street, was originally named E.H. Anderson, and later renamed L.C. Anderson after one of its longest-serving principals. In 1973, a new, integrated L.C. Anderson High School reopened at its current location at 8403 Mesa Drive.
  • Physical Description: 1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 10 in.

Subject

  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Education - Schools
  • Keyword: L.C. Anderson High School
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Education - Schools - Students
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: People - Ethnic Groups - African Americans
  • Other: Education - Desegregation

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Travis County - Austin
  • Time Period: mod-tim
  • Coverage Date: 1971

Collection

  • Name: Austin History Center General Collection Photographs
    Code: AHCP

Institution

  • Name: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
    Code: ASPL

Rights

  • Rights Holder: Austin History Center

Resource Type

  • Photograph

Format

  • Image

Identifier

  • Accession or Local Control No: PICA 07569
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth124207

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