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This is the second page in the spread from the Fiery Cross, the Ku Klux Klan magazine. It depicts six images of Klansmen marching and demonstrating in various locations throughout North Carolina.

This political cartoon depicts Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools as the doorknob, and "A willingness to work out our problems lawfully" as the key.

In this Eugene Payne political drawing, the "South", symbolized by a woman, looks down nervously at a black puddle labeled "school desegregation." Nixon, portrayed as a gentleman, prepares to lay his coat, be-speckled with dollar signs, on the puddle…

This is the outside cover of the 1970 WCHS Yearbook: The Lion.

This is an opening description and dedication of the yearbook in 1971 by the WCHS Yearbook staff. They reflected positively on the change that happened over the course of the previous year where many of them were bused into WCHS for the first time.

This is a photograph of local NAACP leader Kelly Alexander speaking to a crowd.

This is an image taken from the booklet "Understanding School Desegregation." It depicts both black and white children sitting at their desks in a classroom.

This is a request that Kelly Alexander and his wife filed in the 1956-1957 school year to transfer their son to an integrated school. For the specific reason why they wanted a transfer out of Myers Street School, they wrote, "It is not a desegregated…
This is a membership application for the Patriots of North Carolina. Written on the application is a statement of belief, space to input personal information, and a place to donate funds to the organization.

This is a photo depicting the destruction of Fred Alexander's home from a homemade bomb in November 1965. Fred Alexander looks on as other repair part of the damage to his home.
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