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Title

Kasper Sheared: Racial agitator John Kasper gets his hair clipped down to the skin at the Davidson County Workhouse today in preparation for starting six-month term. Charles E. Brown wields the clippers. Kasper was sentenced for inciting to riot during the start of Nashville's public school desegregation in 1957. United States Supreme Court recently upheld the sentence, January 19

Artist/Maker

Photographer once known

Date

1960

Medium

Gelatin silver print

Dimensions

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Credit

Gift of Phil Bernstein and Luisa Recalcati

Accession #

2023.385

On View

Currently not on view