Amarillo Daily News 1956-08-31

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Title

Amarillo Daily News 1956-08-31

Subject

Newspaper article

Description

This article focuses on the anger of white residents towards the mandate of integration. That anger is directed at black residents who would try to register, the County Sheriff who showed up at the school, and the Judges who are mandating integration. Machine guns in the hands of the mob was mentioned more than once, and threats of violence to one Mansfield black resident shows the lengths to which the white mob is willing to go. The article also states how many school districts are already integrated in the state, as well as the Mansfield School Board’s next step in their fight against integration.

Source

"Use of Force Is Threatened," Amarillo Daily News (Amarillo, TX), Aug. 31, 1956.

Publisher

Amarillo Daily News

Date

1956-08-31

Files

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Collection

Citation

“Amarillo Daily News 1956-08-31,” The Crisis at Mansfield, accessed February 25, 2018, http://mansfieldcrisis.omeka.net/items/show/3.