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Jackson, Shelby M.. Address by Honorable Shelby M. Jackson - Page 2. November 1, 1960. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 22, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/integ/item/478/show/469.

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Jackson, Shelby M.. (November 1, 1960). Address by Honorable Shelby M. Jackson - Page 2. University of Houston Integration Records. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/integ/item/478/show/469

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Title Address by Honorable Shelby M. Jackson
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  • Jackson, Shelby M.
Date November 1, 1960
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  • Segregation in higher education--United States
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  • University of Houston
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  • speeches (documents)
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Original Item Location ID 09/1985-005, Box 29, Folder 18
Original Collection President's Office Records
Original Collection URL http://archon.lib.uh.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=428
Digital Collection University of Houston Integration Records
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/integ
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
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Transcript How do you do friends: As your State Superintendent of Public Education, it is my duty to bring to your attention the impending crisis in our schools. Even though it is evident that a large majority of both races want our schools to remain as they are now, we are confronted with an outright attempt by what appears to be a communist-inspired NAACP to influence the Federal Courts to usurp the rights of the people of Louisiana, guaranteed by the Constitution of the United States, to determine basic policy for the operation of public schools. Louisiana has made more progress during the last twelve years in providing educational opportunities for all people than was made in the total previous period of time following the close of the War Between the States. Our school program for Negroes is second to none and was developed without the influence of the NAACP or other pressure groups. We have had excellent race relations except for a few disturbances created by paid professional agitators who are not really interested in the schools or in promoting better race relations. These agitators operate to stir up racial hatred and dissension so as to weaken and destroy our way of life. More than $175,000,000 has been expended by the taxpayers of Louisiana in providing equal school facilities which, in many cases, are better than those previously provided for white children. Through careful planning, the Negro people have been provided the best consolidated schools of any other State in the Nation. This was done by 1