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Object Name Clipping, Newspaper
Catalog Number 2016.004.003.a-j
Collection Chattanooga News-Free Press Collection
Description Series of newspaper clippings about school integration and desegregation in the U.S. South.
a) "Mixed Schools Claimed No Help for Negroes" Grover C. Hall, Jr, editor of the Montgomery (AL) Advertiser holds that "integrated schools won't advance the Southern Negro." January 21, 1959.
b) "Segregation Status Revealed in Reports" Outlines a report from the Southern School News Association that indicates the degree of integration occurring in its region. January 21, 1959.
c1,2) "Talmadge Bill Asks Amendment Giving States Schools' Control" Details a constitutional amendment offered by Sen. Talmadge (GA) and seven other Southern senators that would allow all states and their communities to decide how and when their schools would comply with the Supreme Court's integration decision. January 27, 1959.
d1,2) "Talmadge Offers School Proposal" Details a constitutional amendment offered by Sen. Talmadge (GA) that would allow all states and their communities to decide how and when their schools would comply with the Supreme Court's integration decision. January 28, 1959.
e1,2) "15 Back Move Expected to Stir Battle" Fifteen senators sponsored a bill that would authorize funds for school facilities, teachers, and community aid in an attempt to support the Supreme Court's integration decision. January 29, 1959.
f) "Memphis State Sees Integration In Fall" President J. M. Smith of MSU said school integration is inevitable come fall but alluded to ways that could be controlled. February 1, 1959.
g) "Negroes Target In Baton Rouge" Discussion of Louisiana's decision to purge over 100,000 African Americans from voter registration rolls. February 15, 1959.
h1,2) "Florida Dispute" "More Boycott Tactics Seen" Details of a Florida plan to close Dade County schools rather than integrate them. Details a federal grand jury decision that ministers arrested in Birmingham had not had their civil rights violated. February 21, 1959.
i) "MSU Hearing Set March 6" Details the postponement of a hearing to dismiss a suit for the immediate integration of Memphis State University. February 23, 1959.
j) "No Integration Problems Seen In Georgia Tech School Year"
Details a speech given by Fred Ajax, director of public relations at Georgia Tech, to the Chattanooga Engineers Club. August 25, 1959.
Date 1959
Dates of Creation January 21, 1959 - August 25, 1959, noncontiguous
Extent of Description a) 4.00" x 3.50"
b) 18.50" x 4.00"
c(1) 6.00" x 5.25"
c(2) 10.75" x 3.50"
d(1) 9.25" x 1.75"
d(2) 2.25" x 2.00"
e(1) 7.00" x 2.125"
e(2) 13.00" x 3.50"
f) 2.75" x 2.00"
g) 9.50" x1.75"
h(1) 3.50" x 1.75"
h(2) 8.25" x 1.75"
i) 3.75" x 2.00"
j) 8.50" x 3.50"
Accession number 2016.004