[Ads-l] Antedating of "Desegregation"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Wed Dec 10 03:34:17 UTC 2014

desegregation (OED 1952)

1931 _New York Herald Tribune_ 1 Mar. J11 (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)  Drs, Spero and Harris ... do not pretend to take up his [the American Negro's] whole cultural history and life, they do not discuss his magnificent struggles since reconstruction for civil liberties, education and social desegregation.

Fred Shapiro

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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