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Description:

Harold L. Ickes, Secretary of the Interior. Ickes ordered the desegregation of facilities at Shenandoah National Park. Local park officials and Virginia Senator Byrd resisted his efforts. The Park's facilities would not be completely desegregated until 1950.


Date:

1938

Creator:

Melanie Tenorio

Subject

Segregation in Shenandoah National Park

Contributor

Photo by Maurice Constant.
"This record contains unverified, old data from caption card."
Library of Congress

Format

None recorded.

Source:

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Rights

None recorded.

Citation

Melanie Tenorio, “Harold L. Ickes, Secretary of the Interior,” Appalachian Trail Histories, accessed September 20, 2019, http://appalachiantrailhistory.org/items/show/97.
Harold Ickes portrait library of congress.jpg