American Association for State and Local History

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A civil rights exhibit created by JMC Professor Ann Schierhorn and featuring photography by Director of Photojournalism David LaBelle has won a national Award of Merit from the American Association for State and Local History. The exhibit They Led the Way chronicles the stories of eight students who desegregated the public schools in Tallahassee, Fla., in the 1960s. It premiered in September 2013 at the John G. Riley Center/Museum of African American History and Culture in Tallahassee. A duplicate exhibit was shown January through March 2014 at the Kent State School of Journalism and Mass C...

A civil rights exhibit created by Kent State University Professor Ann Schierhorn and featuring photography by Kent State Lecturer David LaBelle has won a national Award of Merit from the American Association for State and Local History. The exhibit “They Led the Way” chronicles the stories of eight students who desegregated the public schools in Tallahassee, Florida, in the 1960s. It premiered in September 2013 at the John G. Riley Center/Museum of African American History and Culture in Tallahassee. A duplicate exhibit was shown January through March 2014 at the Kent State School of Journali...