“Deep Pool Takes Life of Student. Companions Fail In Effort to Rescue Eugene McKinley,” Portsmouth Daily Times (10 June 1961).


This file appears in: Eugene McKinley Memorial Pool & the End of Jim Crow in Portsmouth, Ohio
“Deep Pool Takes Life of Student. Companions Fail In Effort to Rescue Eugene McKinley,” Portsmouth Daily Times (10 June 1961).

Media coverage of McKinley's drowning helped generate support for the construction of an integrated swimming pool in Portsmouth, Ohio.


This file appears in: Eugene McKinley Memorial Pool & the End of Jim Crow in Portsmouth, Ohio