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Object Name Clipping, Newspaper
Catalog Number 2016.004.044.a-p
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) "Rotary Praised By Negro Group" Details a statement issued by the Council for Cooperative Action to the Rotary Club that praised it for issuing a resolution against violence and urging a better understanding of justice and law. The statement also lamented the fact that few opportunities for community discussions exist and that African Americans would continue to push for equality under the law. The full text of the statement is presented. June 9, 1961.
b) "Rotary Non-Violence Stand Praised By Negro Council" Details a statement issued by the Council for Cooperative Action to the Rotary Club that praised it for issuing a resolution against violence and urging a better understanding of justice and law. The statement also lamented the fact that few opportunities for community discussions exist and that African Americans would continue to push for equality under the law. The full text of the statement is presented. June 9, 1961.
c) "Van Derveer, Jones Discuss 'Riders'" Briefly details local television program with Joe Van Derveer and Rev. M. J. Jones discussing the actions of freedom riders. June 12, 1961.
d) "Lawyer, Minister Differ On 'Riders'" Details the exchanges between Joe Van Derveer and Rev. M. J. Jones on a local television program that examined the actions of freedom riders. June 12, 1961.
e1, 2) "Blast By Editor At Mobs Raises Stir At Auburn" Details a pro-freedom rider editorial by Jim Bullington in the Auburn University student newspaper and the positive and negative reactions to it. June 12, 1961.
f1, 2) "Theater Mix Cases Bring Unique Appeal" Details the brief filed in city court by the attorney for six African American youths arrested for disorderly conduct in conjunction with "stand-in" protests at downtown movie theaters. Includes full text of portions of the brief. June 17, 1961.
g) "Appeal To City Copyright Law" Briefly details the brief filed in city court by the attorney for six African American youths arrested for disorderly conduct in conjunction with "stand-in" protests at downtown movie theaters. June 18, 1961.
h1, 2) "Stand-In Rulings Upheld By Grant" Details court case and decision against eight people charged with disorderly conduct during "stand-in" protest at downtown movie theaters. June 20, 1961.
i1, 2) "Theater Case Guilt Upheld" Details court case and decision against eight people charged with disorderly conduct during "stand-in" protest at downtown movie theaters.Includes arguments from trial. June 20, 1961.
j) "Negroes To View Job Opportunity" Details a workshop and meeting scheduled by the Council for Cooperative Action and the Southern Regional Council to examine job opportunities in Chattanooga and how to press for equal job opportunities. June 25, 1961.
k) "Job Opportunities Topic Of Negroes" Details a workshop and meeting scheduled by the Council for Cooperative Action and the Southern Regional Council to examine job opportunities in Chattanooga and how to press for equal job opportunities. June 26, 1961.
L) "Negroes Hear Dunbar Tonight" Briefly details a workshop and meeting lead by Dr. Leslie W. Dunbar, director of the Southern Regional Council, about job opportunities in Chattanooga. June 28, 1961.
m1, 2) "Negro Vocation Is Topic Tonight" Details a workshop and meeting lead by Dr. Leslie W. Dunbar, director of the Southern Regional Council, about job opportunities in Chattanooga. June 28, 1961.
n) "3 Negro Youths Draw $50 Fines For Attempted Ticket Purchases" Details fines assessed to three African American youths for "stand-in" protests held at downtown movie theaters. June 28, 1961.
o1, 2) "Job Opportunities For Negroes Far Off Pace, Leaders Here Told" Details the presentation by Dr. Leslie W. Dunbar about job opportunities in Chattanooga and the South, and about federal oversight to assist equality in employment. June 29, 1961.
p) "Negro Integration Leaders Set Up Job-Study Program" Details the presentation by Dr. Leslie W. Dunbar about job opportunities in Chattanooga and the South, and lists six commissions to study job opportunities in various businesses and industries in Chattanooga. June 29, 1961.
Date 1961
Dates of Creation June 9 - June 29, 1961
Extent of Description a(1) 6.50" x 1.75"
a(2) 22.50" x 4.00"
b) 22.75" x 4.00"
c) 3.50" x 2.25"
d) 19.50" x 2.25"
e(1) 6.50" x 1.75"
e(2) 6.00" x 3.50"
f(1) 7.75" x 3.50"
f(2) 18.00" x 1.75"
g) 7.75" x 3.50"
h(1) 16.75" x 1.75"
h(2) 15.50" x 1.75"
i(1) 6.00" x 1.75"
i(2) 17.50" x 9.00"
j) 8.25" x 1.75"
k) 5.00" x 1.75"
L) 5.75" x 2.25"
m(1) 7.75" x 1.75"
m(2) 8.00" x 1.75"
n) 12.75" x 5.25"
o(1) 6.75" x 3.75"
o(2) 5.75" x 1.75"
p) 13.75" x 4.00"
Accession number 2016.004