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Creator:Chattanooga News-Free Press
Title:Clipping, Newspaper
Date:1961
Description:

Series of undated Chattanooga News-Free Press clippings, primarily about desegregation actions and civil rights occurring in 1961. a(1) Brochure: "A Plan of Action" published by Monitor South (Bossier City, LA). Brochure promotes Monitor South's plan to stop media and magazines from delivering "false" news about the South by way of economic boycotts. a(2) Press Release: "Huntley-Brinkley Silenced on Race Jabs, Says Monitor South" Details actions by Monitor South against Chet Huntley and Huntley's response. b1, 2) "Darr Voids Ideas Of School Board On Desegregation" Details U.S. District Judge Leslie Darr's decision that the submitted Chattanooga school board's desegregation plan is unacceptable and would need to be revised. Undated newspaper clipping. c1, 2, 3) "Minister Says 'Freedom Riders' Sought To Stir Show of 'Raw Hate'" Details a program sponsored by the Council for Cooperative Action and NAACP featuring Rev. C. T. Vivian, a "freedom rider" who was incarcerated in Jackson Mississippi. Contains direct quotes from speech. A photograph of participants is included. Undated newspaper clipping. c(4) Photograph: group of five African American men standing on the stairs outside a building. The men are dressed in suits and ties. One is wearing a cleric's collar. "Vivian, et al" written on the back. Stamped "George Moody." Undated. The image was used in the newspaper story 2016.004.051.c(1-3). d(1) "Grand Jury Gets Dynamite Matter" Briefly details arrest of John B. Reel for illegal possession of 12 sticks of dynamite and public drunkenness. July 13, 1961. d(2) "Grand Jury Gets Dynamite Count" Details arrest of John B. Reel for illegal possession of 12 sticks of dynamite and public drunkenness. July 13, 1961. e(1) "Biggs Faces New Charge" Briefly details arrest of John (Ox) Biggs for contributing to the delinquency of a minor by permitting 11 youths to be in his dance hall. July 16, 1961. e(2) "11 Youths Found At Club Of Biggs" Details arrest of John (Ox) Biggs for contributing to the delinquency of a minor by permitting 11 youths to be in his dance hall. July 17, 1961.

Types:Clippings (information artifacts) | Text
Subjects:Race relations | Chattanooga (Tenn.)--Race relations | African Americans--Tennessee--Chattanooga | African Americans--Social conditions | Civil rights demonstrations--Tennessee--Chattanooga | Civil rights workers--Tennessee--Chattanooga | Segregation--Tennessee--Chattanooga | Discrimination in public accommodations--Tennessee--Chattanooga | Freedom Rides, 1961 | United States, Tennessee, Hamilton County, Chattanooga, 35.045631, -85.309677
Collection:Chattanooga Sit-ins and desegregation
Institution:University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Contributors:University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Original Material:

Chattanooga News-Free Press Collection

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