An integrated classroom at Anacostia High School, Washington, DC Digital History ID 4182|
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: photograph
Museum Number: LC-U9-1033-16
Annotation: In the 1950s, Washington, D.C. black schools were both segregated and inadequate. Many schools were overcrowded and lacked adequate educational materials. This photograph shows the results of the Brown decision with both black and white students in the same classroom in 1957. Today Anacostia, like many of the public high schools in D.C. is attended by predominantly African American students.
Gelatin silver print.
U.S. News & World Report Magazine Collection,
Library of Congress
Prints and Photographs Division (201)
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