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Irwin Holmes on tennis court

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Item information

Title:
Irwin Holmes on tennis court
Topics:
People
Sports
University History
Subjects:
African American students
African Americans -- History
College students
Rackets (Sporting goods)
Tennis players
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph)
Item identifier:
ua023_004-004-am0027-000-021
Created Date:
Description:
Irwin Holmes was one of the first African-Americans to enroll as an undergraduate student at North Carolina State University. He enrolled in 1956 and was the first African-American to earn an undergraduate degree from North Carolina State College in 1960, and the first African-American athlete in 1957, in tennis.
Genre:
Photographs
Names:
Holmes, Irwin R. more info on Holmes, Irwin R., 1939- 
North Carolina State University -- Sports more info on North Carolina State University -- Sports 
North Carolina State University -- Students more info on North Carolina State University -- Students 
North Carolina State University -- Students -- History more info on North Carolina State University -- Students -- History 
Location:
Raleigh (N.C.)
Digital Project:
University Archives Photographs