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Boyle, Sarah Patton (1906-1994) "Southerners Will Like Integration"

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.337.02 Author/Creator: Boyle, Sarah Patton (1906-1994) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Pamphlet Date: 19 February 1955 Pagination: 4 p. ; 27.9 x 21.5 cm.

Summary of Content: One copy of the Saturday Evening Post dated February 19, 1955. Features article written by Sarah Patton Boyle entitled "Southerners Will Like Integration." Article written by a white woman in Charlottesville, Virginia reflecting on the beginning of integration as well as the perception and treatment of African Americans. Argues that southerners are more open to integration than others or other southerners realize.

People: Boyle, Sarah Patton, 1906-1994

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: ActivismSegregationCity planningIntegrationRace discriminationRacism

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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