"A Point of Law", 221 (Event)

Page Number: 
221
Order within Page: 
1
First 8-10 words of event: 
The square and the streets leading into it were crowded
Page Event Ends: 
221
Era: 
The Depression (1930-1940)
Narrative Status: 
Narrated
Date: 
Thursday, May 16, 1940
Summary: 

The people gathered before the courthouse when Lucas and the others get there are described in two groups: "tenant" farmers and "rich white lawyers" (221).

Chronological Order: 
24.00
Keywords: 
Crowd; Spectators; Tenant_Farmers; Lawyers; Race
Indeterminate Date Range: 
10629

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