In 1906, the Montgomery City Council passed an ordinance requiring blacks and whites to ride on separate streetcars. The Montgomery Traction Company, owner of the streetcars, refused to comply because it would not have been profitable. It would...
These documents belonged to Wallace's attorney, J. Kirkman Jackson, who defended him when U.S. Attorney General Robert Kennedy sought an injunction enjoining Wallace from preventing the enrollment of Vivian Malone and David McGlathery at the...
Jackson served as an attorney and advisor for Governor George Wallace when he made his "stand in the schoolhouse door" at the University of Alabama. In the letter, written the day before the incident at the university, Kohn discusses Seybourn...
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