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Mansfield schools history - 1929 yearbook.pdf
The pages from the year book discuss the history of Mansfield and the beginning of the school system prior to 1956.

Jim Crow laws marginalized African Americans by denying them access to private businesses and public facilities, creating "separate but equal" conditions. For example, many black Americans were forced to eat in the back of some establishments or not…

Albert Gore Letter to President regarding CRA 1964.pdf
A letter from Albert Gore to his constituents assuring them that he would not support the proposed civil rights bill unless amendments were made to make the bill like the previous Civil Rights Acts of 1957 and 1960.


Transcript of Shivers's oral history interview

Allan Shivers writes to a friend that he'll campaign for Dwight D. Eisenhower in the 1956 presidential election. Shivers states that Eisenhower has fulfilled his promises for returning the tidelands and ending the war in Korea, and those were…

Allan Shivers thanks Dwight D. Eisenhower for an "enjoyable" luncheon, and discusses future golf trips. This demonstrates Shivers and Eisenhower's friendly relationship outside the political arena.

A letter from Allan Shivers congratulating Dwight D. Eisenhower for his presidential victory. Shivers states that Texas will co-operate with Eisenhower for a "stronger America in a peaceful world". This demonstrates the start of Shivers and…

Allan Shivers thanks Dwight D. Eisenhower for a previous conference and an "enjoyable" luncheon. This demonstrates the friendly relationship between Shivers and Eisenhower.

Allan Shivers offers to get a portrait painting done of Dwight D. Eisenhower and his wife Mamie, by the same artist that created a portrait for Shivers and his wife Mary Alice. This demonstrates Shivers and Eisenhower's friendly relationship outside…
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