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The Fillmore Boys School in 1877

Racial Integration, Creoles of Color and the End of Reconstruction in New Orleans


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Originally hosted by, this page is a digital showcase of my study about the 1877 register of the Fillmore School, one of the desegregated schools in New Orleans in the 1870s.

The Fillmore School ca. 1900s (renamed as McDonogh No. 16 in 1884) Courtesy of the New Orleans Public Library

By using geo-spatial and networking analysis tools, the project examines the impact of school desegregation and resegregation in New Orleans during Reconstruction.