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Bethlehem Baptist Church - Mural 3-2.JPG
When the addition of the T. M. Moody building was completed in 2006 at the Bethlehem Baptist Church, in west Mansfield, the church commissioned a mural in the entrance depicting the events of the Mansfield Crisis. T.M. Moody, the focal point of this…

1953_07_21_Shivers_from_DDE (5).pdf
Dwight D. Eisenhower responds to Allan Shivers concerns on the Supreme Court case (Brown v. Board of Education). Eisenhower assures Shivers that his concerns have been acknowledged.

IMG_1206.JPG
The Attorney General of the Eisenhower Administration shares his recollection to Robyn Ladino on the "Mansfield Crisis" almost 40 years later.

Jackson v Rawdon - Complaint.pdf
Complaints and requests filed by Davis on September 26, 1955 on behalf of African American students of high school age in Mansfield, Texas against O.C. Rawdon and the Mansfield School Board.

Jackson v Rawdon - Gooch request to abate and dismiss.pdf
J. A. Gooch, attorney for the defendants, files a request to dismiss the case filed by L. Clifford Davis, attorney for the plaintiff.

Nov_23_1955_judgement_Estes.pdf
Judge Estes dismisses the case on behalf of the plaintiffs.

!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…

Jackson v. Rawdon - Nov 21, 1955_Explanation by Judge Estes.pdf
Judge Estes gives an explanation for his decision in the case of Jackson v. Rawdon.

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.

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