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JHH First Day of School.mp4
John Howard Hicks, Mansfield high school student bused to I.M. Terrell in Ft. Worth, talks about his first day of school on the day of the desegregation crisis in 1956. It was his preference to go to the school in Ft. Worth and not Mansfield High…

JHH Cemetery.mp4
John Howard Hicks talks about his ancestors buried in the Mansfield Cemetery, and the disarray of the African-American grave sites.

JHH Cemetery Fence.mp4
John Howard Hicks talks about the Mansfield Cemetery Fence that separates the white and African-American grave sites. Considers removal of the fence to help heal old wounds.

JHH Bus Rides.mp4
John Howard Hicks, Mansfield high school student bussed to I. M. Terrell in Ft Worth in 1953 to 1957, tells about the daily rides to school. African-American high school students were taken by Continental Bus because of segregation of the public…

JHH after Crisis.mp4
John Howard Hicks discusses whether the city of Mansfield has atoned for the way they handled desegregation of high school in 1956.

J. Brooks On Westside Mansfield-7.mp4
Jossie Brooks describes the changes she saw in the west side of town since her arrival in 1943.

J. Brooks On Voting-6.mp4
Jossie Brooks describes her first voting experiences while in her 30s.

J. Brooks On Threats Against Moody-5.mp4
Jossie Brooks recalls the threats made against T.M. Moody after the Crisis of 1956.

J. Brooks On Farr Best Movie Theater-3.mp4
Jossie Brooks recalls the segregated town theater, Farr Best Movie Theater, in Mansfield, Texas.

J. Brooks On Shopping In Mansfield-4.mp4
Jossie Brooks describes the rules that black residents were forced to abide by when they had the means to shop in town.
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