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Journalists Reading Newspapers

William Gordon (r), managing editor of the African American newspaper Atlantic Daily World, and pressman Kimber Boddie check a copy of the Memphis World which carries the story of the Supreme Court's May 17th decision to end segregation in public schools. Despite the announced intention of Georgia Governor Herman Talmadge, to "insure continued and permanent segregation," Atlanta civil rights leaders seem generally optimistic about the ruling.
Journalists Reading Newspapers
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Credit:
Bettmann / Contributor
Editorial #:
514957734
Collection:
Bettmann
Date created:
May 17, 1954
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Source:
Bettmann
Object name:
U1057540.jpg
Max file size:
3628 x 2983 px (12.09 x 9.94 in) - 300 dpi - 4 MB