Selected Bibliography and Archival Resources

Selected Bibliography

Butt, Jason. "Breaking Barriers: Blacks in 1970s Georgia Football." The Red and Black 28 February 2007: 1, 9. 2021. <>.

Demas, Lane. Integrating the Gridiron: Black Civil Rights and American College Football. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2010.

Frierson, John. "An 'Impactful Experience' Then and Now." 27 February 2020. <>.

—. "Ronnie Hogue: "A Really Good Man"." 23 September 2020. <>.

Garbin, Patrick and Steve "Shag" Davis. Dawgs Gone Wild: The Scandalous '70s of UGA Football. Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2017.

Garbin, Patrick. "Prior to UGA's "Pioneers"." 4 February 2019. 2021. <>.

—. "There Were Five of Us." 9 November 2019. 2020. <>.

—. "UGA's 'Flan' Never to be Forgotten." 24 February 2021. 2021. <>.

—. "Where's The Blur? He's been found." 20 January 2014. 2021. <>.

Hawkins, Billy. The New Plantation: Black Athletes, College Sports, and Predominantly White NCAA Institutions. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. 2021.

Giambalvo, Emily. "1971: How One Year and Five Men Changed the Course of Georgia Football." The Red & Black 23 February 2017. 2021. <>.

Heys, Sam. Remember Henry Harris: Lost Icon of a Revolution. A Story of Hope and Self-Sacrifice in America. Atlanta: Black Belt Press, 2020.

Jacobs, Barry. Across the Line: Profiles in Basketball Courage. Tales of the First Black Players in the ACC and SEC. Guilford, CT: The Lyons Press, 2008.

Kravitz, Bob. ""We Got to Tell Our Story': The IU 10's Fight for Racial Justice in '60s Indiana." 9 October 2020. 9 October 2020. <>.

Magill, Jr., Daniel. "Athletics in Athens." Athens Historian 2003, Autumn 2003 ed.: 10-20. 

Maisel, Ivan. "'The South Stands at Armageddon': Breaking the Sugar Bowl Color Barrier." 26 February 2019. 13 July 2021. <>. 

Marc, David. Leveling the Playing Field: The Story of the Syracuse 8. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2015.

Martin, Charles H. Benching Jim Crow: The Rise and Fall of the Color Line in Southern College Sports, 1890-1980. Springfield, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2010.

Integrating New Year's Day: The Racial Politics of College Bowl Games in the American South. Journal of Sport History, 24(3), 358-377. Retrieved July 13, 2021, from

Moore, Louis. We Will Win the Day: The Civil Rights Movement, the Black Athlete, and the Quest for Equality. Santa Barbara: ABL-CLIO, 2017.

Olsen, Jack. "The Black Athlete: Part Five. The Anguish of a Team Divided." Sports Illustrated 29 July 1968: 22-35. 2021. <>.

—. "The Black Athlete: Part Four. In the Back of the Bus." Sports Illustrated 22 July 1968: 28-41. <>.

—. "The Black Athlete: Part One. A Shameful Story." Sports Illustrated 1 July 1968: 12-27. 2021. <>.

—. "The Black Athlete: Part Three. In An Alien World." Sports Illustrated 15 July 1968: 28-43. 2021. <>.

—. "The Black Athlete: Part Two. Pride and Prejudice." Sports Illustrated 8 July 1968: 18-31. 2021. <>.

Orr, Marion and Hanes Walton, Jr. "Life on the Leading Edge of Democratic Reform: Student Perspectives on School Desegregation." PS: Political Science and Politics 37.2 (2004). <>.

Preston, J.G. "The Game Changer: John Henry Johnson (1929-2011)." 20 October 2011. 9 June 2021. <>.

Roper, Austin. "Georgia Baseball Pioneer Continues to Create Opportunities for Others." The Red & Black 15 June 2021. 2021. <>.

University of Georgia Athletic Association. Bulldog Pioneers. 2021. 2021. <>.

Smith, Early. Race, Sport, and the American Dream. Durham: Carolina Academic Press, 2007. 2021.

Zebra Magazine. "Negro League Baseball in Athens." Zebra Magazine 4.21 (1997): 6-7. 2021. <>.

Athletics Archival Resources

In addition to the books and articles listed above, the following archival resources in the Hargrett Rare Book & Manuscript Library provide a wealth of information, photographs, documents, and ephemera related to the period covered by this exhibit:

- The University of Georgia Athletic Association Archives, in particular Series 1: Photographs and Series 7: Administrative Records

- The Fred C. Davison Presidential Papers

- The Charles B. Knapp Presidental Papers

- Georgia Bulldogs game day programs collection

All of these archival collections are open to the public for research and study in the Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries Building.

University of Georgia Desegregation Resources

Each of the three archival libraries that are part of the University of Georgia Libraries hold extensive, publicly available resources relating to the desegregation of the University in the early 1960s.  Some of these resources are available online, while the majority are housed in the Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries Building

The following guide is available for anyone who wishes to begin research into this topic.

Desegregation at UGA: A Guide to Resources in UGA Special Collections