Purdue dedicates dorms named for Parker sisters, who fought Purdue to integrate housing in 1947
Told they could enroll at Purdue but not live on campus, Winifred and Frieda Parker, with encouragement of the governor, challenged the university to integrate
Renee Thomas knew the story of the Parker sisters, who came to Purdue with a wave of post-World War II freshmen in 1946 , when Frieda Parker Jefferson came to campus in …
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