Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-320) and index.
Pt. I. Glorious failure: Reconstruction and the Naval Academy, 1872-1876 -- Not .... their equals socially -- Speechless walls as companions -- Pt. II. Persona non grata: Jim Crow and the Naval Academy, 1877-1941 -- Segregation by occupation -- Railroaded out of Navy -- They shall not pass -- Pt. III. Breaking the color barrier: World War II and the first black graduate, 1942-1949 -- Racial policy revolution -- Greater challenge -- Demerits by the bucketful -- Success and celebrity.
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