Mudcat Café message #884901 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #56273   Message #884901
Posted By: Peter T.
07-Feb-03 - 01:42 PM
Thread Name: 'Land Where The Blues Began' Lomax, Sad.
Subject: RE: 'Land Where The Blues Began' Lomax, Sad.
It is worth pointing out that towns that accepted Air Force and Army bases had to integrate their schools if they were going to accept students from the bases. (This is thanks to Harry Truman and later rules). It would be very interesting to have a taped conversation of some of the state and local meetings in the South when people were wrestling with the bonanza that having a military base nearby meant. yours, Peter T.