The Tortoise and the Firecracker

Title

The Tortoise and the Firecracker

Subject

School integration
Supreme Court
South

Description

This is a political cartoon drawn on 10/11/1967 by the Charlotte Observer's Eugene Payne. A surprised tortoise labeled "Deep South School Integration" is surprised by a firecracker detonated by the arm of the Supreme Court.

Creator

Eugene Payne

Publisher

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Date

10/11/1967

Contributor

Evan Faulkenbury

Rights

Materials in the Digital Collections at Atkins Library are provided free for educational use under fair use as outlined by current U.S. Copyright law and accompanying guidelines. Written permission from the J. Murrey Atkins Library or the rights holder must be obtained before using an item for publishing or commercial purposes.

Relation

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Format

image/jpeg

Language

eng

Type

cartoon

Identifier

[no text]

Coverage

South
1967

Original Format

Cartoon

Physical Dimensions

[no text]

Files

payne.10.11.67.jpg

Citation

Eugene Payne, “The Tortoise and the Firecracker,” Race & Education in Charlotte, accessed January 31, 2023, https://speccollexhibit.omeka.net/items/show/83.