April 28, 1960 campaign ad of Alabama Democratic Senator John Sparkman
An April 28, 1960 *Florence Herald* campaign ad of Alabama Democratic Senator John Sparkman, noting that among other Anti-Southern legislation he has worked and voted against all "so-called civil rights bills" and that he was opposed to the U. S. Supreme Court school integration decision, and I am sponsor of an amendment to nullify the decision and to restore full control of schools to State and local authorities. I have always worked for the preservation of Southern customs and traditions."
Friends of John Sparkman
*Florence Herald*, Thursday, April 28, 1960, p. 9.
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Friends of John Sparkman, “"U.S. Senator John Sparkman",” Shoals Black History, accessed November 29, 2020, https://shoalsblackhistory.omeka.net/items/show/954.