Telegram Joe Pool to Allan Shivers 1956-08-31

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Title

Telegram Joe Pool to Allan Shivers 1956-08-31

Subject

Telegram

Description

A telegram from State Representative Joe Pool asking Governor Shivers to call a special legislative session to outlaw the NAACP in Texas. Many citizens around the state shared the Governor’s opinion that the Mansfield crisis was instigated by the NAACP and actions needed to be taken to ensure they did not have their way. Rep. Pool also suggested strengthening segregation and marriage laws and the consideration of interposition in light of court rulings in favor of integration.

Source

"Telegram Pool to Shivers," Box 532, Texas Governor Allan Shivers, Texas State Library and Archives Commission at Austin.

Publisher

[no text]

Date

1956-08-31

Files

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Citation

“Telegram Joe Pool to Allan Shivers 1956-08-31,” The Crisis at Mansfield, accessed October 20, 2017, http://mansfieldcrisis.omeka.net/items/show/182.