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Buford Boone

Journalist and editor Buford Boone (1909-1983) poses for a photo op while covering a story on cotton farming in the 1940s. Boone won a Pulitzer Prize for his editorial in the Tuscaloosa News criticizing the University of Alabama and the Tuscaloosa community who opposed Autherine Lucy's admission to the school in the 1950s.
Photo courtesy of the W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University of Alabama Libraries