The first integration of public higher education in South Carolina came at Clemson University. The student who successfully sued for admission with the help of his NAACP attorney, Matthew Perry (left) (see Matthew J. Perry, Jr.), was Harvey Gantt (right). In January 1963, Gantt was admitted to the spring term at Clemson, amid a crowd of reporters. Twenty years later, Matthew Perry had risen to become a federal judge in South Carolina--and Gantt was the mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina. Photograph by Vic Tutte.
Courtesy of "The State" newspaper.
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