Archive Record

Object Name Clipping, Newspaper
Catalog Number 2016.004.045.a-n
Collection Chattanooga News-Free Press Collection
Description Series of Chattanooga News-Free Press clippings about desegregation and Civil Rights actions occurring in June 1961.

a) "Dunlap Asks No Disorder Over 'Riders'" Briefly details City Commissioner H. P. Dunlap's request to Chattanooga citizens that any incoming "freedom riders" be left alone. July 12, 1961.
b1, 2) "No Bus Segregation Here, Nothing For Riders To Test" Details plans for "freedom riders" to arrive in Chattanooga via bus and that the Southeastern Greyhound and Trailway terminals adhere to federal desegregation statutes. July 13, 1961.
c1, 2) "Freedom Riders Leave Their Bus" Details the movements of five "freedom riders" headed for Chattanooga. July 14, 1961.
d1, 2) "'Riders' Resume Bus Trip To Chattanooga; 5 In Group" Details the movements of five "freedom riders" headed for Chattanooga. July 14, 1961.
e) "Freedom Riders May Not Come" Briefly details the evolving movements of five "freedom riders" headed for Chattanooga. July 15, 1961.
f) "'Riders' Expected To Arrive Tonight; May Stop In Knoxville" Briefly details the evolving movements of five "freedom riders" headed for Chattanooga. Includes a photograph. July 15, 1961.
g1, 2) "'Riders' Dine At Terminal; Not Bothered" Briefly details the arrival of five "freedom riders" in Chattanooga, their actions, and public response. July 16, 1961.
h1, 2) "'Riders' Arrive, Dine At Terminal" Details the arrival of five "freedom riders" in Chattanooga, their actions, and public response. July 17, 1961.
i) "New Trial Denied In Stand-In Row" Briefly details the denial of a new trial for a man convicted of disorderly conduct during "stand-ins" at downtown movie theaters. July 18, 1961.
j) "Georgian Loses New Trial Plea" Details the denial of a new trial for a man convicted of disorderly conduct during "stand-ins" at downtown movie theaters. July 18, 1961.
k) "5 Riders Ejected" Briefly details the ejection of the 'freedom riders" from the downtown Howard Johnson restaurant after they were refused service. July 18, 1961.
L) "Olgiati Tells New Yorkers 5 'Loitered'" Briefly details mayor Olgiati's reaction to the ejection of the 'freedom riders" from the downtown Howard Johnson restaurant after they were refused service. July 18, 1961.
m) "5 Riders To Memphis; Stay Here 'Pleasant'" Briefly details the next stop in the five "freedom riders" travels and their experience of Chattanooga's integration. July 20, 1961.
n1, 2) "'Riders' Leave City For Memphis; Rabbi Says Visit Here 'Pleasant'" Details the five "freedom riders" 3-day experiences in Chattanooga and a rally they attended at the Second Baptist Church, Grove Place. A photograph is included. July 19, 1961.
Date 1961
Dates of Creation July 12 - July 20, 1961
Extent of Description a) 5.50" x 1.75"
b(1) 7.75" x 3.50"
b(2) 5.25" x 1.75"
c(1) 7.00" x 1.75"
c(2) 2.75" x 1.75"
d(1) 4.50" x 3.50"
d(2) 2.25" x 2.25"
e) 4.50" x 2.25"
f) 11.00" x 5.25"
g(1) 4.50" x 2.25"
g(2) 5.00" x 2.25"
h(1) 5.00" x 1.75"
h(2) 9.25" x 1.75"
i) 3.00" x 1.75"
j) 6.26" x 1.75"
k) 3.25" x 2.25"
L) 4.00" x 2.25"
m) 5.50" x 1.75"
n(1) 8.50" x 5.50"
n(2) 5.50" x 4.00"

Accession number 2016.004