Wiley College
Historically Black College



Heman Marion Sweatt

Heman Sweatt, civil-rights plaintiff, registering for courses at the University of Texas law school, Austin, 1950. Prints and Photographs Collection, Heman Sweatt file, The Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin; CN 00323B. Sweatt won admission to the University of Texas law school as a result of Sweatt v. Painter, which went to the United States Supreme Court.