Archive Record

Object Name Clipping, Newspaper
Catalog Number 2016.004.013.a-q
Collection Chattanooga News-Free Press Collection
Description Series of Chattanooga News-Free Press clippings about desegregation actions and Civil Rights in November 1960.

a) "School Plea Due By Dec. 3" Briefly details the option of the Chattanooga school board to appeal Judge Darr's judgment regarding school desegregation plan. November 4, 1960.
b) "Order Entered In School Case" Details the decision by Judge Darr regarding school desegregation and the school board's response options. November 4, 1960.
c) "Board Seeks Legal Brief" Details a school board meeting in which they asked their legal counsel to prepare an opinion about whether they should appeal Judge Darr's integration decision. November 10, 1960.
d1,2) "City Board Seeks Counsel's Opinion On Appeal Timing" Details a school board meeting in which responses to Judge Darr's decision were discussed, as well as possible public reaction to the various responses. November 10, 1960.
e) "Local Control Of Georgia Schools Seen Solution In Integration Crisis; Option Legislation Asked" Details De Kalb County, GA school superintendent James Cherry presentation to Catoosa County, GA educators regarding "local option" control of schools to limit the impact of desegregation. November 21, 1960.
f1,2) "Ideas Differ On Appeal Of Mixing Order" Details conflicting opinions by the school board's legal counsels regarding a response to Judge Darr's desegregation decision. The full text of the two opinions are presented. November 22, 1960.
g1,2) "Prepared For Race Crisis, Met It Well, Dunlap Says" Details Police Commissioner Dunlap's refutation of the Southern Regional Council's report on the "racial disorders" that occurred in February. The full text of his statement is presented. November 29, 1960.
h1,2) "Appeal Weighed By School Board" Details scheduled school board meeting to discuss the conflicting opinions by their legal counsels regarding response to desegregation order. The full text of the two legal opinions are presented. November 23, 1960.
i) "City School Decision Due' Briefly details a scheduled school board meeting to discuss the conflicting opinions by their legal counsels regarding response to desegregation order. November 25, 1960.
j1,2) "School Board To Ask Darr To Approve Appeal Move" Details the school board's decision to file a discretionary appeal with the local federal district court against Judge Darr's desegregation order, presenting attorney Raymond Witt's position that the school board is not in violation of the Supreme Court ruling. November 26, 1960.
k) "Board To Ask Darr To Okay 'Mix' Appeal" Details the school board's decision to file a discretionary appeal with the local federal district court against Judge Darr's desegregation order, rather than an appeal to the appellate court. November 26, 1960.
L1,2) "City Attorneys Say Cannot Argue School Board Appeal" Details position of city attorneys Joe Anderson and Ellis Meacham that they would be "unable to argue" for the school board's appeal should it go to the Court of Appeals, given their recommendation against filing an appeal of the decision. November 28, 1960.
m1,2) "Board Requests Right To Appeal Integration Suit" Details the school board's decision to file a discretionary appeal with the local federal district court against Judge Darr's desegregation order. November 29, 1960.
n) "City School Board Meets" Briefly details scheduled closed meeting of school board to consider whether to appeal Judge Darr's desegregation ruling. November 29, 1960.
o1,2) "Darr Denies First Appeal Of Mix Ruling" Briefly details Judge Darr's denial to file a discretionary appeal by the school board but indicates that they could appeal directly to the Court of Appeals. November 30, 1960.
p1,2) "Darr Turns Down Elucidation Plan Of School Board" Details Judge Darr's denial to file a discretionary appeal by the school board but indicates that they could appeal directly to the Court of Appeals. Includes text of Darr's comments. November 30, 1960.
q) "Appeal Plea Goes To Darr" Details the Chattanooga school board's request to appeal Judge Darr's school integration order. November 29, 1960.
Date 1960
Dates of Creation November 4-November 30, 1960
Extent of Description a) 6.75" x 2.00"
b) 8.25" x 1.5"
c) 13.25" x 1.75"
d1) 17.50" x 2.25"
d2) 5.25" x 2.00"
e) 18.25" x 7.00"
f1) 7.75" x 2.25"
f2) 13.00" x 3.75"
g1) 5.50" x 3.50"
g2) 8.00" x 4.00"
h1) 10.00" x 1.75"
h2) 15.75" x 1.75"
i) 5.50" x 1.75"
j1) 7.00" x 3.50"
j2) 8.00" x 1.75"
k) 10.50" x 1.75"
L1) 4.00" x 3.50"
L2) 4.50" x 2.25"
m1) 10.00" x 1.75"
m2) 5.50" x 4.00"
n) 8.00" x 1.75"
o1) 8.50" x 1.75"
o2) 4.25" x 1.75"
p1) 14.00" x 2.25"
p2) 23.00" x 2.00"
q) 9.25" x 1.75"
Accession number 2016.004