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Desegregation in Austin

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The Austin Chapter of the NAACP draws up petitions asking for the “immediate abolition” of segregation in Austin public schools. [AF-Segregation-Public Schools-S1700 (2)-1954; The Austin American, “School Desegregation Drive Looms,” July 08, 1954]