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Shirley Martin, one of the first three African American students to attend Sidney Lanier High School in Montgomery, Alabama.

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@ Alabama Dept. of Archives and History, 624 Washington Ave., Montgomery, AL 36130

Peppler, Jim

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She is holding the July 16 issue of The Southern Courier in her lap. The integration took place in September 1964, when Shirley was a senior. This image was taken for (but not used in) the article "Montgomery's First Year of School Integration" by Geoffrey Cowan, which appeared on page 4 of The Southern Courier for August 6, 1965. The issue is available online (not on the ADAH website): http://www.southerncourier.org/low-res/Vol1_No04_1965_08_06.pdf
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Image
Format:
Negatives (Photographic)
Created Date:
1965 July
Rights:
Copyright, Alabama Department of Archives and History.
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Jim Peppler Southern Courier Photograph Collection

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Alabama Dept. of Archives and History, 624 Washington Ave., Montgomery, AL 36130