1957 SEGREGATIONIST LEAFLET

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This segregationist leaflet was distributed by “The Defenders” of Richmond, Virginia.  It depicts U.S. soldiers “forcing” integration on school children.  Approximately 4″x4″ on light card stock.  Based on the date of Sep 26, 1957, this leaflet is assuredly based on President Eisenhower ordering the 101st Airborne to excort the “Little Rock Nine” to Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas (an all-white school) after Governor Faubus order the National Guard to keep the black children out of the school.  The leaflet credits the “Union Leader” newspaper of Manchester, NH as the  original source for the cartoon.


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