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|Material Type:||Biography, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Robert John Schneller
|Description:||xii, 331 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||pt. I. The glorious failure : Reconstruction and the Naval Academy, 1872-1876. "Not--
their equals socially" --
"Speechless walls as companions" --
pt. II. Persona non grata : Jim Crow and the Naval Academy, 1877-1941. Segregation by occupation --
"Railroaded out of Navy" --
"They shall not pass" --
pt. III. Breaking the color barrier : World War II and the first black graduate, 1942-1949. Racial policy "revolution" --
The greater challenge --
Demerits by the bucketful --
Success and celebrity.
|Responsibility:||Robert J. Schneller, Jr.|
"My first personal experience with racial integration began when an African-American student, Wesley Brown, entered the U.S. Naval Academy in 1945. We both ran cross-country during the year that we
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- United States Naval Academy -- Admission.
- United States Naval Academy. -- Brigade of Midshipmen -- Membership.
- Discrimination in higher education -- United States.
- United States -- Race relations.
- United States Naval Academy.
- United States Naval Academy. -- Brigade of Midshipmen.
- African American midshipmen.
- Discrimination in higher education.
- Membership requirements.
- Race relations.
- Universities and colleges -- Admission.
- Maryland -- Annapolis.
- United States.
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