Archive Record

Object Name Clipping, Newspaper
Catalog Number 2016.004.009.a-j
Collection Chattanooga News-Free Press Collection
Description Series of Chattanooga News-Free Press clippings about desegregation actions in June 1960.

a) "Lawyers Quiz School Heads In 'Mix" Suit" Details the depositions taken from the Chattanooga school board and school Superintendent regarding the pending integration suit. June 1, 1960.
b) "Testimony Taken For School Case" Details the depositions taken from the integration suit plaintiffs and school board members. June 2, 1960.
c) "Jury Would Get 5 Issues In Suit" Details a request from the school board attorneys for an advisory jury which could answer five questions related to how the school board has dealt with integration since the 1955 Supreme Court decision. June 8, 1960.
d1,2) "School Board Asks More Time on 'Mix'" Details response from school board regarding pending integration suit, requesting more time to educate the public and develop a suitable policy for the community. Thirteen points are presented. June 8, 1960.
e1,2) "Board Asks Delay In Desegregation" Details response from school board regarding pending integration suit, their request for an advisory jury, and their request for more time to educate the public and develop a suitable policy for the community. June 8, 1960.
f) "Negroes Allowed Time To Respond" Details Judge Leslie Darr's agreement to a motion by the plaintiffs that allow them to respond to the defense's request for an advisory jury by June 20. June 11, 1960.
g) "Summary Judgment Motion Filed By Negroes' Attorneys" Details request by plaintiffs' attorneys for a summary judgment rather than a trial.
h1,2) "Negroes Seeking Summary Ruling" Details request by plaintiffs' attorneys for a summary judgment rather than a trial and possible dates for ruling. June 21, 1960.
i) "Darr To Hear Plea July 20" Briefly details the setting of a summary judgment date, July 20, for the school integration suit. June 22, 1960.
j) "Hearing July 20 For School Plea" Details the setting of a summary judgment date, July 20, for the school integration suit and provides background on the case. June 22, 1960.
Date 1960
Dates of Creation June 1 - June 22, 1960
Extent of Description a) 10.00" x 1.75"
b) 10.50" x 1.75"
c) 9.25" x 1.75"
d(1) 6.00" x 3.50"
d(2) 5.75" x 7.75"
e(1) 8.50" x 1.75"
e(2) 23.00" x 4.00"
f) 9.25" x 1.75"
g) 6.50" x 4.00"
h(1) 12.00" x 1.75"
h(2) 3.50" x 1.75"
i) 4.50" x 1.75"
j) 10.00" x 1.75"
Accession number 2016.004