Letter from H.S. Johnson to Governor Frank Clement
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This letter, written by a Clinton resident, presents a strong opposing view to integration. Johnson's letter shows the opposition to integration: "I think it is bad when 12 Negros can ruin the education of 800 white students." Johnson even mentions the effect integration will have on his own family with the line "I have a son who is a sophomore in Clinton Hi. He don't want to go to school with Negros-I intend to let him make the decision.
- Johnson, H.S
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- School integration--United States
Desegregation in education
Clement, Frank G., 1949-
- Clinton (Tenn.)
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- Johnson, H.S. Letter from H.S. Johnson to Governor Frank Clement. 1956-09-05. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://cdm15138.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15138coll18/id/289. (Accessed January 17, 2019.)
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- Johnson, H.S, (1956-09-05) Letter from H.S. Johnson to Governor Frank Clement. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://cdm15138.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15138coll18/id/289
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- Johnson, H.S. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America <http://cdm15138.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15138coll18/id/289>.