Archive Record

Object Name Clipping, Newspaper
Catalog Number 2016.004.038.a-o
Collection Chattanooga News-Free Press Collection
Description Series of Chattanooga News-Free Press clippings about desegregation actions occurring in January 1961.

a1,2) "Transfers, Grade-Year Idea Rapped" Details the legal objections made regarding the Chattanooga school board's desegregation plan submitted to Judge Darr. January 3, 1961.
b1,2) "Mix Hearing Set Jan. 23" Briefly details Judge Darr granting a motion to postpone the hearing of the school board's desegregation plan to January 23. January 4, 1961.
c1,2) "Hearing Delayed On School Plan" Details Judge Darr granting a motion to postpone the hearing of the school board's desegregation plan to January 21 and plaintiff's attorneys' response. January 4, 1961.
d) "Social Workers For School Plan" Details a statement by the Chattanooga Social Workers Club backing the desegregation plan that is approved by the federal courts and encouraging local citizens to do the same. January 12, 1961.
e) "Judges Assigned School's Appeal" Details the appointment of a three-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to review the school board's appeal of its desegregation case. January 13, 1961.
f) "UCW Unit Backs Desegregation" Details a statement by the United Church Women of Chattanooga supporting and encouraging community acceptance of school desegregation. January 14, 1960.
g1,2) "Negroes Protest Seating At Play" Details the position taken by African American members of the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance, withdrawing support of the Oberammergau Passion Play due to segregated seating at Memorial Auditorium. January 20, 1961.
h) "Negro Seating Talk Planned" Details a planned meeting in February between African American leaders and the Memorial Auditorium board regarding segregated seating at the auditorium. January 20, 1961.
i1,2) "Appeal Rights To Be Heard On Integration Case Here" Details the decision by the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to hold a hearing regarding the school board's right to appeal aspects of Judge Darr's desegregation ruling. January 21, 1961.
j) "Social Workers In School Pledge" Details a statement by the Southeastern Tennessee Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers in support of school desegregation and offering their assistance for a smooth transition. January 21, 1961.
k) "Appeal Court To Study Plea' Details the decision by the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to hold a hearing regarding the school board's right to appeal Judge Darr's desegregation ruling. January 21, 1961.
L1,2) "City School Mix Hearing Opens Today" Details the school board's desegregation plan and notes the start of a federal court hearing about the plan and its implementation. January 23, 1961.
m1-3) "Darr Rejects Mixing Plan" Details Judge Darr's rejection of the school board's desegregation plan and reasons for his decision. He ordered a new plan be submitted within 60 days. January 24, 1961.
n1,2) "Darr Voids Ideas Of School Board On Desegregation" Details Judge Darr's rejection of the school board's desegregation plan and elaborates the reasons for his decision. He ordered a new plan be submitted within 60 days. January 24, 1961.
o) "Darr Finds Plan Isn't Sufficient" Details the formal filing of Judge Darr's rejection of the school board's desegregation plan and provisions that need to be addressed in new plan. January 28, 1961.
Date 1961
Dates of Creation January 3 - January 28, 1961
Extent of Description a(1) 10.50" x 2.00"
a(2) 6.25" x 1.75"
b(1) 4.00" x 2.00"
b(2) 4.25" x 1.75"
c(1) 7.00" x 1.75"
c(2) 15.00" x 3.50"
d) 8.50" x 1.75"
e) 10.00" x 1.75"
f) 11.50" x 1.75"
g(1) 7.50" x 1.75"
g(2) 5.50" x 1.75"
h) 7.50" x 1.75"
i(1) 6.25" x 3.50"
i(2) 8.00" x 3.50"
j) 8.25" x 1.75"
k) 8.50" x 1.75"
L(1) 8.75" x 2.25"
L(2) 9.75" x 1.75"
m(1) 5.00" x 17.5"
m(2) 15.00" x 4.00"
m(3) 1.00" x 1.75"
n(1) 17.50" x 2.25"
n(2) 17.50" x 3.50"
o) 11.50" x 2.00"
Accession number 2016.004