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ERIC Number: ED020281
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1956
Pages: 24
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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CLINTON, TENNESSEE, A TENTATIVE DESCRIPTION AND ANALYSIS OF THE SCHOOL DESEGREGATION CRISIS. FIELD REPORTS ON DESEGREGATION IN THE SOUTH, FR. 2.
HOLDEN, ANNA; AND OTHERS
THIS FIELD REPORT ANALYZES THE CONFLICT WHICH DEVELOPED IN A SMALL TENNESSEE TOWN IN 1956 OVER EFFORTS TO DESEGREGATE THE SCHOOLS. ALONG WITH BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT THE COMMUNITY, THE REPORT CONTAINS (1) A CHRONOLOGY OF THE EVENTS, (2) A DISCUSSION OF THE OPINIONS AND ATTITUDES OF THE COMMUNITY ABOUT RACE RELATIONS, DESEGREGATION, AND VIOLENCE AND MOB RULE, (3) A DESCRIPTION OF THE ROLE OF THE PRESS, CIVIC OFFICIALS, LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS IN THE DESEGREGATION CRISIS, AND (4) A REVIEW OF THE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SMALL NEGRO COMMUNITY AND ITS ACTIONS IN THE DESEGREGATION ATTEMPTS. THIS DOCUMENT IS ALSO AVAILABLE FOR 25 CENTS FROM THE ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE OF B'NAI B'RITH, 315 LEXINGTON AVE., NEW YORK, NEW YORK. (NH)
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Authoring Institution: Society for the Study of Social Problems, Kalamazoo, MI.
Identifiers: TENNESSEE; United States (South)