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Description:

William J. Trent, Jr. was the Advisor on Negro Affairs to Secretary of the Interior Harold Ickes. Trent played an important role in the struggle to desegregate the park's facilities.


Date:

1930

Creator:

Melanie Tenorio

Subject

Segregation in Shenandoah National Park

Contributor

None recorded.

Format

None recorded.

Source:

William Johnson Trent, Jr., 1930. W. E. B. Du Bois Papers (MS 312). Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries

Rights

Used with permission of Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries

Citation

Melanie Tenorio, “William J. Trent, Jr.,” Appalachian Trail Histories, accessed September 20, 2019, http://appalachiantrailhistory.org/items/show/96.
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