Archive Record

Object Name Clipping, Newspaper
Catalog Number 2016.004.049.a-q
Collection Chattanooga News-Free Press Collection
Description Series of Chattanooga News-Free Press clippings about desegregation actions and civil rights occurring in November 1961.

a1, 2) "Court Rejects City Mix Appeal" Details the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals' decision rejecting the school desegregation plan proposed by the Chattanooga school board. November 13, 1961.
b1, 2) "Court Backs Darr On Desegregation Of Schools Here" Details the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals' decision rejecting the school desegregation plan proposed by the Chattanooga school board. November 14, 1961.
c) "School Desegregation Decision" Provides the full text of the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals' decision rejecting the school desegregation plan proposed by the Chattanooga school board. November 14, 1961.
d1, 2) "School Board To Meet On Mix Plan Rejection" Details plans by the Chattanooga school board to meet to discuss the ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals rejecting their desegregation plans. November 14, 1961.
e1, 2) "Board Will Hold Talks On Ruling" Details the setting of a closed school board meeting to discuss the U.S. Court of Appeals decision. The meeting will include the county school board as well. November 15, 1961.
f) "City's Board Asks County" Briefly details the setting of a closed school board meeting to discuss the U.S. Court of Appeals decision. The meeting will include the county school board as well. November 15, 1961.
g1, 2) "Bias In Hospitals Scored In Report" Details a report delivered by Dr. Major J. Jones regarding racial discrimination and segregation in Chattanooga and Hamilton County public and private hospitals. Provides full text of statement. November 15, 1961.
h) "Hospital Mix Negroes' Aim" Details a report delivered by Dr. Major J. Jones regarding racial discrimination and segregation in Chattanooga and Hamilton County public and private hospitals. Provides full text of statement. November 15, 1961.
i) "Monday Date For Mix Plan" Briefly details the announcement by the city school board that they will disclose their plan of action regarding the desegregation decision at an upcoming school board meeting. November 16, 1961.
j1, 2) "Decision Monday On School Plans" Briefly details the announcement by the city school board that they will disclose their plan of action regarding the desegregation decision at an upcoming school board meeting. November 16, 1961.
k) "Grant Hearing Negroes' Plea" Briefly details the appeal of three African American men fined for disorderly conduct while conducting "stand in" demonstrations outside downtown theaters in the spring. November 20, 1961.
L1, 2) "Mix Plan May Be Restudied" Details school board options of how to detail with the U.S. Court of Appeals' decision. November 20, 1961.
m1, 2) "Talk Asked On 'Mix' Plan" Details the school board's decision to petition Federal District Judge Frank Wilson to hear its desegregation plans and to close higher court appeal options. November 21, 1961.
n1, 2) "Board Won't File New School Plea; Case Up To Judge" Details the school board's decision to petition Federal District Judge Frank Wilson to hear its desegregation plans and to close higher court appeal options. Includes discussions that occurred at that meeting. November 21, 1961.
o1, 2) "School Mandate Due After Dec. 4" Details the administrative procedures for petitioning the Federal District Judge by the school board. November 22, 1961.
p1, 2) "Those Desiring To Send Children To Biracial School Can Get Form" Details the availability of notice of intent forms for parents to file if their children will be attending integrated schools in Fall 1962. November 29, 1961.
Q) "Integration Blanks Ready" Details the availability of notice of intent forms for parents to file if their children will be attending integrated schools in Fall 1962. November 29, 1961.
Date 1961
Dates of Creation November 13 - November 29, 1961
Extent of Description a(1) 13.50" x 15.00"
a(2) 6.50" x 3.50"
b(1) 17.00" x 6.00"
b(2) 22.50" x 2.50"
c) 13.50" x3.50"
d(1) 3.75" x 3.50"
d(2) 5.00" x 5.50"
e(1) 7.25" x 1.75"
e(2) 3.25" x 1.75"
f) 5.75" x 1.75"
g(1) 15.25" x 2.00"
g(2) 22.50" x 2.00"
h) 15.50" x 7.50"
i) 3.75" x 3.50"
j(1) 3.75" x 1.75"
j(2) 4.00" x 1.75"
k) 5.25" x 1.75"
L(1) 6.00" x 1.75"
L(2) 9.75" x 2.00"
m(1) 3.75" x 1.75"
m(2) 10.50." x 5.50"
n(1) 13.25" x 2.00"
n(2) 17.00" x 3.75
o(1) 7.75" x 1.75"
o(2) 2.75" x 1.75"
p(1) 5.00" x 3.50"
p(2) 4.50" x 3.50"
Q) 4.00" x 5.50"
Accession number 2016.004