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David Duke Recruiting | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

David Duke Recruiting

David Duke Recruiting | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Informal quarter-length portrait of David Duke. Caption on the reverse reads: "Grand Dragon of a Ku Klux Klan in Baton Rouge." He was in South Boston trying to recruit residents.
DESCRIPTION
Informal quarter-length portrait of David Duke. Caption on the reverse reads: "Grand Dragon of a Ku Klux Klan in Baton Rouge." He was in South Boston trying to recruit residents.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:139109
Creation Date:circa 1975
Creator Name:Kent, Peter J.
City:Boston
County:
State:Massachusetts
Collection Name:Paul Cowan Papers, 1963-1987
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:M92-316 Box 1 Fldr 1
Original Dimensions:6.75 x 9.75 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The desegregation of Boston public schools occurred between 1974 and 1988. In 1965 the Massachusetts Legislature enacted the Racial Imbalance Act which mandated the desegregation of the Public Schools. Nearly a decade passed before the Boston Public Schools were ordered to implement busing to desegregate. Widespread opposition to the plan began on the first day of school in September of 1974 with a two year period of racial protests, demonstrations, violence, walkouts and boycotts.

Rabbi Rachel Cowan, a civil rights activist and freelance photographer in the 1960s & 1970s, helped found the Jewish healing movement and later ran the Institute for Jewish Spirituality for many years. She was ordained in New York in 1989.

SUBJECTS
Neckties
Fraternal organizations
Suits (Clothing)
Sunglasses
Neighborhoods
Hairstyles
Men
Moustache
Outdoor photography
Portrait photography
Civil rights

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