Mansfield students enter high school under the shadow of an effigy.

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Title

Mansfield students enter high school under the shadow of an effigy.

Description

An effigy hangs above the entrance to Mansfield High School as students file in the building on August 30, 1956. The effigy was hung as a protest to integration efforts in Mansfield. The effigy remained for several days.

Subject

An effigy hangs above the entrance to Mansfield High School as students file in the building on August 30, 1956.

Source

Courtesy, Fort Worth Star-Telegram Collection, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library, Arlington, Texas

Date

1956-08-30

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