Degree Name

MA (Master of Arts)

Program

History

Date of Award

12-2007

Committee Chair or Co-Chairs

Elwood D. Watson

Committee Members

Stephen G Fritz, Tommy D. Lee II

Abstract

The integration of Clinton High School, located in Clinton, Tennessee captivated the nation in the fall of 1956. This paper depicts the events that occurred during that period. Also included are the events that occurred prior to the desegregation of the high school, the understanding of which is necessary to fully appreciate the events that unfolded in Clinton.

Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

Copyright

Copyright by the authors.

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