The Massenburg Law, 1925-26 : Virginia Segregation at the Crest

Author:
Judkins, Shirleen Teresa, Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia
Advisor:
Younger, Edward, Department of History, University of Virginia
Abstract:

The Massenburg Bill, was specifically designed to prevent interracial audiences in Ogden Hall at Hampton Institute.This paper is the story of the origin, development and passage of the bill "The Massenburg Law." This story seeks to identify many of the almost forgotten participators such as Walter Scott Copeland, John Powell, George, Alvin Massenburg, and James Edgar Gregg, while centering the story around Hampton Institute and Ogden Hall.

Degree:
MA (Master of Arts)
Keywords:
African Americans, Education, Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute (Va.), Virginia, Segregation
Notes:

Digitization of this thesis was made possible by a generous grant from the Jefferson Trust, 2015.

Language:
English
Rights:
All rights reserved (no additional license for public reuse)
Issued Date:
1977/08