Celebrating 50 years of Integration

Event Exhibition

January 16–February 26, 2018 by Goodwin
Audrey Lattimore Gaston

Audrey Lattimore Gaston. 1967 Yearbook.

Samford University is commemorating 50 years of integration. The anniversary celebration kicked off homecoming weekend 2017 and continues through the spring semester. In 1967, the late Audrey Lattimore Gaston became the first African-American to enroll at Samford University. Her image and other integration facts are part of the University Archives maintained in Special Collection of the Samford University Library. Visit the library for a glimpse into Samford's history.

Penny Stirtmire, Samford Cheerleaders 1980

Penny Stirtmire, end Row 1. Samford Cheerleaders 1980.

Celebrating 50 years of Integration
Exhibit Dates: January 16–February 26, 2018
Location: 1st floor, east side of the grand staircase, Samford University Library

50 Years of Integration

9 - various size prints
6 - captions

Integration Anniversity Spring Events

Schedule of events
also available online from Samford, 50th Anniversity of Integration Events

1971 Young Democrats. Samford University.

1971 Young Democrats. First Row (Left to Right): Susan Vernon, Nancy Goodhue, Robert Bodenhamer, Aubery Miller and David Duke. Second Row: Elizabeth Sloan, Earnest Stewart, Patricia Williams, Eddia Atkin, Dr. Wayne Flynt, Elizabeth Matthews, Stephen Jerrelle