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United Press International [James Meredith in Registrar's Office at the University of Mississippi]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09824.02 Author/Creator: United Press International Place Written: Oxford, Mississippi Type: Photograph Date: 1 October 1962 Pagination: 1 telephoto ; 17.1 x 22.9 cm.

One telephoto taken by United Press International dated October 1, 1962. Contains a portrait of James Meredith holding his class schedule in the Registrar's Office.

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