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Tension rising in Mississippi... Negro enrollment in Alabama...
Item # 637721
June 14, 1963
THE SALINA JOURNAL, Salina, Kansas, June 14, 1963 The front page has the headline "Tension Rising In Mississippi" with a photo "An Anguished Please - Mrs. Medgar Evers talks to crowd." "As tension mounted in this trouble Southern city, police and federal agents continued a massive search today for the assassin of Negro leader Medgar W. Evers... There were fears that the ambush slaying would touch off fresh racial strife in this Mississippi capital city of 145,000... Mrs. Evers told a mourning crowd of 700 Negroes Wednesday she was determined the death of her husband would not be in vain..."
Also on the front page is "Third Alabama Negro Enrols Without Trouble". "A 27-year-old Negro scientist engage in government space age research enrolled without incident today in the University of Alabama System for Post-Graduate Work... McGlathery, a Navy veteran... took a recess from this job to come to the two-story building..."
Other news, sports and advertising are within.
Complete in 22 pages with some binding holes along the left spine, otherwise is in nice condition.
Category: The 20th Century