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June N. Adamson papers

Repository: University of Tennessee. Libraries. Special Collections

Collection Description (Extant): 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.

Date(s): 1870-2003 (bulk 1943-2003)

Digital Status: No

Existing IDs: MS-2739

Extent: 29.88 linear feet

Finding Aid URL: External Link

Language: English

Interviewees: Virginia Durr, Gayle Ann Epps Upton, Horace Wells, Orville Willis, Mattie Bell Henley, Steve Humphrey, Eleanor Davis, Robert Cain, Sr., Regina Turner Smith, Eugene Weaver, Carl Cowan, Jerry Shatuck, Judge Joe Henry, Judge Robert L. Taylor, Loye Miller, Paul Turner, David Bolling, Lucille Thornburgh, Howard Adler, Marty Adler, Sonja Johnson, Ken Caldwell, John C. Crawford, David Halberstam, George Jasny, Gayle Brown, Priscilla Richter, Bruce Lay, Joseph Weaver, Sammye Wynn, Alma Fulks, Bufford Lewallen, W. E. Michael, Katherine Hoskins, Robert Cain, Sr., Hattie Leonard, James Leonard, Eddie Soles, Maurice Soles, Charles Soles, Gladys Iker, Sarah Moore Greene, Henry Quinn

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights


African Americans--Civil rights--Tennessee
Civil rights movements--Tennessee
Clinton (Tenn.)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Ray, James Earl, 1928-1998
School integration--Tennessee--Clinton
Tennessee--Politics and government
Women's rights


Sound recordings


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