Posted: March 24, 2014 at 3:26 a.m.
100 YEARS AGO March 24, 1914 The Arkansas Supreme Court yesterday reversed the finding of the Pulaski Circuit Court giving Mary Hampton, a negress, judgement for $400 damages against the Little Rock Railway and Electric Company. The negress claimed damages on ground that the conductor forced her to move to make room for white people in the front portion of a street car. This act of the conductor was upheld in the reversing opinion by Justice Smith.
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Arkansas, Pages 8 on 03/24/2014