Archive Record

Object Name Clipping, Newspaper
Catalog Number 2016.004.014.a-o
Collection Chattanooga News-Free Press Collection
Description Series of Chattanooga News-Free Press clippings about desegregation actions and Civil Rights in December 1960.

a1,2) "Darr's Order To Be Sent To Higher Court" Details the decision by the Chattanooga school board to appeal Judge Darr's order for a presentation of the school's desegregation plan by December 20. December 1, 1960.
b) "City School Body Will File Appeal Of Darr Decision" Details the decision by the Chattanooga school board to appeal Judge Darr's order for a presentation of the school's desegregation plan by December 20. December 2, 1960.
c) "Appeal Is Asked By School Board" Details the school board's filing a notice of appeal regarding a desegregation order and outlines a timetable for the Circuit Court of Appeals to hear the case. December 3, 1960.
d1,2) "Jones Questions Board Sincerity" Details African American pastor Dr. M. J. Jones' statement regarding the school board's decision to appeal Judge Darr's desegregation order. The full text of Dr. Jones' statement is presented. December 3, 1960.
e1,2) "Board Seeks Stay In Order For Plan" Details the school board's request to stay a desegregation plan while the case is being appealed. December 8, 1960.
f1,2) "Attorneys Fight Order Suspension" Details the response by the attorneys representing the African American students in the desegregation case about the school board's appeal. Notes death of R. H. Craig, lead attorney for the students. December 14, 1960.
g) "School Mix Plan Soon" Briefly details that the school board is expected to complete and present a desegregation plan as required. December 15, 1960.
h1,2) "Board's New Plan On Desegregation To Court Tuesday" Details the pending school desegregation plan and a statement by Judge Darr reserving the right to alter or amend his ruling if the Court of Appeals rules differently. December 15, 1960.
i1,2) "City Board Submits Plan In U.S. Court" Details the submitted desegregation plan by the school board, which would slowly begin integration in the 1962-63 school year for select schools and continue their "elucidation efforts." December 20, 1960.
j1,2) "Board Asks Integration Start In 1962" Details the submitted desegregation plan by the school board, which would slowly begin integration in the 1962-63 school year for select schools and continue their "elucidation efforts." Notes the response by an attorney for the African American students. December 20, 1960.
k) "Text Of Plan For Desegregation" Presents full text of the school board's desegregation plan. December 21, 1960.
L) "School Case Parley Jan. 3" Briefly details Judge Darr's order for a pre-trial conference in the school desegregation case. December 23, 1960.
m) "Delay Sought In Mix Plans" Briefly details the cancelling of a scheduled pre-trial conference, changing it to a postponement request. December 28, 1960.
n) "School Board Asks Postponement Of Hearing On Integration Plan" Details the reasons behind the school board's request for a postponement of the January 9, 1961 hearing of its desegregation plan. December 28, 1960.
o1, 2) "Judge Rules Plan Must Be Ready Dec. 20" Details Judge Darr's refusal to postpone the school board's deadline for submitting its desegregation plan. December 14, 1960
Date 1960
Dates of Creation December 1-December 28, 1960
Extent of Description a1) 7.25" x 2.00"
a2) 4.25" x 3.50"
b) 11.25" x 2.25"
c) 18.50" x 1.75"
d1) 7.00" x 1.75"
d2) 11.75" x 1.75"
e1) 6.00" x 1.75"
e2) 2.50" x 1.75"
f1) 17.25" x 1.75"
f2) 2.00" x 4.00"
g) 3.75" x 1.75"
h1) 11.00" x 1.75"
h2) 12.50" x 3.50"
i1) 11.00" x 2.00"
i2) 18.75" x 2.25"
j1) 14.00" x 4.25"
j2) 16.00" x 2.00"
k) 19.50" x 3.50"
L) 5.75" x 1.75"
m) 5.50" x 1.75"
n) 5.00" x 3.50"
o(1) 9.00" x 2.00"
o(2) 9.25" x 1.75"
Accession number 2016.004