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Author Levy, David W., 1937- author.

Title Breaking down Barriers George Mclaurin and the Struggle to End Segregated Education
Published Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, 2020
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Description 1 online resource (246 p.)
Contents Prologue -- A Tradition of Segregation -- Pioneers on the Road to Desegregation -- George McLaurin Brings the Color Barrier (Halfway) Down -- Twenty-One Months of Hell -- The People Speak -- Mr. McLaurin Goes to Court (Again) -- The Decision-Yes and No -- Epilogue
Summary In Breaking Down Barriers, distinguished historian David W. Levy chronicles the historically significant--and at times poignant--story of McLaurin's two-year struggle to secure his rights
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject McLaurin, G. W. -- Trials, litigation, etc
Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education -- Trials, litigation, etc
University of Oklahoma -- Admission -- History -- 20th century
Segregation in higher education -- Law and legislation -- Oklahoma -- History -- 20th century
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0806167858