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This editorial in the Greenfield Recorder is a good deal more optimistic than previous editorials about the progress of the movement for racial equality. The editors stress the large number of schools in the American south "that have started the integration process." They suggest that the struggle for racial equality is similar to the efforts of white immigrant groups to be accepted in American society. By this measure, progress is being made. The editors predict that full legal rights for blacks will take another decade and social equality much longer.

 

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"Break-Through Accomplished" editorial from Greenfield Recorder-Gazette newspaper

publisher   Greenfield Recorder-Gazette
date   Sep 16, 1963
location   Greenfield, Massachusetts
width   4.75"
height   5.25"
process/materials   printed paper, ink
item type   Periodicals/Newspaper
accession #   #L08.006


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"-And White As Well" editorial from Greenfield Recorder newspaper

"King's Dream Speech In 1963 Urged Full Rights For Negroes" article from Greenfield Recorder newspaper

"Dropout" cartoon from Greenfield Recorder-Gazette newspaper


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