School integration -- Tennessee -- Clinton -- History.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
This collection contains correspondence, research and teaching files, student work, articles, newspaper clippings, notes, and manuscripts documenting June N. Adamson's life and work as a newspaper reporter, student, and University of Tennessee Professor of Journalism. Included is research related to Adamson's book The Lit Stick of Dynamite, which documents the desegregation of Clinton (Tennessee) High School in 1956 and its bombing in 1958.
This collection contains the personal correspondence and professional papers of Walter E. Fischer, lawyer in Clinton, Tennessee. Much of the material documents his efforts leading up to and during the desegregation of schools in Clinton in the late 1950s.