Autherine Lucy Foster

Autherine Lucy Foster (HM21R5)

Location: Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 Tuscaloosa County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 12.608', W 87° 32.915'

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First African American to enroll at the University of Alabama following successful litigation under the historic 1954 Brown v. Board of Education ruling. She began classes on February 3, 1956: however, after three days of tumultuous demonstrations, on February 6, she was suspended and later expelled by the University's Board of Trustees. The expulsion was rescinded in April of 1988. In December 1991, Ms. Lucy completed the requirements for her Master's in Elementary Education. This achievement was the culmination of her original dream to attend The University of Alabama and paved the way for countless others to fulfill theirs. Autherine Lucy's courage made The University of Alabama truly "one for all."
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HM NumberHM21R5
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Year Placed2017
Placed ByThe University of Alabama
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Date Added Monday, September 18th, 2017 at 7:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 448875 N 3674716
Decimal Degrees33.21013333, -87.54858333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 12.608', W 87° 32.915'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 12' 36.48" N, 87° 32' 54.9" W
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Area Code(s)205
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 918 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa AL 35401, US
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