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!notice of summons_11_7_55and9_17_56_RLHuffman.pdf
Two separate notices regarding appearances by R.L. Huffman.

The first is notification sent informing J.A. Gooch of oral deposition of Huffman and Rawdon to take place on September 17, 1956.

The second document is an order for R.L. Huffman…

!petitionforappeal_8_27_56.pdf
Petition for appeal filed by J.A. Gooch on judgment dated August 27, 1956.

Nov_7_transcript.pdf
Transcript of proceedings from the Jackson v. Rawdon case, originally heard in the District Court of the United States for the Northern District of Texas - Fort Worth Division on November 7, 1955.

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Document stating unanimous decision by the school board not to integrate for the 1956-1957 school year. The final paragraph in the document states that if the document is denied, rather than be jailed, the board will comply with the provisions of…

1956, Dec 3 US Court of Appeals Order on Petition.pdf
On December 3, 1956, the US Supreme Court denied the petition to stay in the case of Jackson v. Rawdon, this was the end of the legal battle in the court system.

1956, Sept 5 US Court of Appeals Petition to Stay.pdf
On September 5, 1956, J.A. Gooch, attorney for Rawdon and the Mansfield School Board, filed a Petition to Stay the enforcement of the judgement of the lower court.

1956, June 28 US Court of Appeals - Opinion.pdf
The opinion of Chief Judge Hutchison on June 28, 1956 in the case of Jackson v. Rawdon, brought before the US Court of Appeals was that the dismissal of the case by the Fifth Circuit court was incorrect, the decision was reversed and remanded with…

1956, May 23 Appellee's Brief.pdf
Appellee's Brief filed with US Court of Appeals on May 23, 1956 by J.A. "Tiny" Gooch on behalf of O.C. Rawdon and Mansfield School Board members.

1956 May 7 US Court of Appeals Appellant Brief.pdf
Appellant Brief filed with US Court of Appeals on May 7, 1956 by L. Clifford Davis requesting reversal in Fifth District Court in the case of Jackson v. Rawdon.

BN discusses discrimination against African Americans.wav
Brenda Norwood discusses discrimination against African Americans, including lack of access to water, riding in the back of the bus and using secondhand books.
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