Volume/Folder: Racial Incident, 1945 [Leonard Covello Photo Group]

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Record Number: 9751
Box Number: 11
Folder Number: 13
Page Number: 775-785
Creator: Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies
Depicts: Leonard Covello, 1887-1982, Fiorello H. (Fiorello Henry) La Guardia, Frank Sinatra
Date of View: 1945
Image description:

Photographs contain images related to a racial incident that occurred at Benjamin Franklin High School in September 1945. Included are photos of newspaper headlines regarding the incident, a Columbus Day Parade attended by Mayor LaGuardia, and a visit to the school from Frank Sinatra.