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Elaine Johnson, 1959, First African-American Female Student

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Summary:Senior photo of Elaine Johnson, Class of 1959, Education major, first African American woman to graduate from University of Maryland, College Park.
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Place of origin – Settlement:College Park
Temporal subject: 1951-1960
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Geographical subject – Settlement:College Park
Topical subjects:African Americans students
School integration
University of Maryland, College Park
Source citation:University of Maryland. The Terrapin (1959). University of Maryland: College Park, Maryland. page 379. UPUB S36.002
Repository:University Archives
Browse terms:University of Maryland
Civil Rights, Civic Engagement
Women's Studies
University AlbUM Browse terms:People
Collection:University AlbUM
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