Collection n/a - University of Miami Desegregation [website]

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University of Miami Desegregation [website]


  • 2012 (Creation)


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The Otto G. Richter Library, on the Coral Gables campus of the University of Miami, completed in 1962, houses collections that serve the arts, architecture, humanities, social sciences, and the sciences. It is a depository for federal and state government publications. Rare books, maps, manuscript and archival collections are housed in Special Collections, the Cuban Heritage Collection and University Archives.

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The digital exhibit "University of Miami Desegregation” was created by librarians and staff of the Otto G. Richter Library to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the desegregation at the University.

It highlights the pivotal moments of desegregation at the University of Miami with photographs, newspaper clippings and various documents from the Special Collections and the University Archives that trace tentative explorations from the 1950s to the early 1970s.

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Top page: The University of Miami Commemorates 50 Years of Desegregation

Section II: Desegregation in the 1950s

Section III: Desegregation in the 1960s

Section IV: Desegregation in the early 1970s

Section V: Resources

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  • English

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Special Collections' online exhibit "The Sixties"

Otto G. Richter Library's online exhibit "The Truth Marches On - An Online Exhbition to Commemorate Black History Month"

University Archives' blog story "Research on Diversity"

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Go to the link below to see the exhibit.

Additional information may be found at

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