Kentucky Historical Society

Interview with Janice Newbern

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Wed, 08/14/2002

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2002OH08.11

Janice Newbern attended the all black Milton Elementary School in the Fulton Independent System and graduated from Weakley County Training Center (Tennessee) in 1958. She, with other local African American and the NAACP, attempted to enroll in Fulton City High as early as 1955 and is listed as a plaintiff in a suit against the Board of Education. The court order came after she graduated. .Transcript available.

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