Segregation



Photo Title

Segregation

Photographer/Creator

George Tapscott

Collection

Publisher

Dialy Oklahoman

Caption/Description

G.W. McLaurin is the first Negro student to be admitted to the University of Oklahoma. The only condition of admittance was that he be segregated from white students. Reluctant to admit anything unusual was taking place, Mr. McLaurin finally agreed to move from behind piller for this picture.

Citation

George Tapscott, "Segregation," in POYi Archive, Item #424, http://archive.poyi.org/items/show/424 (accessed August 21, 2017).

Date Added

07.03.2008