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Fifty Years of Segregation Black Higher Education in Kentucky, 1904-1954

John A. Hardin 1948-

1997

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  • Title:
    Fifty Years of Segregation Black Higher Education in Kentucky, 1904-1954
  • Author: John A. Hardin 1948-
  • Description: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Introduction; 1 Hardening the Color Line, 1904-1910; 2 Acceptance of Civil Racism, 1910-1930; 3 Hopes, Reforms, and Resistance, 1930-1939; 4 Separate and Unequal, 1940-1948; 5 Desegregated but Still Separate, 1949-1954; Epilogue; Appendix; Notes; Bibliography; Index
    Kentucky was the last state in the South to introduce racially segregated schools and one of the first to break down racial barriers in higher education. The passage of the infamous Day Law in 1904 forced Berea College to exclude 174 students because of their race. Throughout the 1930's and 1940's black faculty remained unable to attend in-state graduate and professional schools. Like black Americans everywhere who fought overseas during World War II, Kentucky's blacks were increasingly dissatisfied with their second-class educational opportunities. In 1948, they financed litigation to end segregation
  • Publication Date: 1997
  • Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky : The University Press of Kentucky
  • Format: 1 online resource (200 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 0-8131-5897-4
  • Subjects: African American universities and colleges -- Kentucky -- History; Segregation in higher education -- Kentucky -- History; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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