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L.C. Anderson High School - Old Building

Description: Exterior view of L.C. Anderson High School and grounds. Anderson was the Black high school and at this time it was located at 1167 Comal Street.
Date: January 1, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[L.C. Anderson High School class of 1960]

Description: Photograph of Anderson High School graduating class of 1960. The school was originally named E. H. Anderson and later renamed L. C. Anderson. The school, located at 900 Thompson Street, was Austin's all-black high school for many years until students were integrated following desegregation.
Date: 1960
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[L.C. Anderson High School closing boycott]

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.
Date: 1971
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[L.C. Anderson High School football field]

Description: Photograph of the L.C. Anderson High School football field. Workers are visible at the tops of each light pole on the far side of the field. The photograph was taken during the erection of the lights at the field.
Date: 19uu
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library