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How to Use the Images


Inquiry Question

Historical Context



Photos 1 & 2
Photos 3 & 4
Photo 6


Table of

Visual Evidence

Photo 5: Protesting school segregation, St. Louis, Missouri.
[Photo 5] with link to larger version of photo.
(Courtesy of the St. Louis Post Dispatch)

Questions for Photo 5

1. What organization do you think sponsored this protest against segregated schools? In what other ways did this organization further the fight against segregated schools? (Refer back to Reading 1 if necessary.)

2. How do you think the protestors felt?

3. What do you think is the usefulness of having such a young child protest school segregation? What is the message that the organization is trying to convey? Explain your answer.

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