Found Ephemera: January 1954 Kilgore Texas Jr High School Campus Chatter

This PDF of the 1954 Kilgore Texas Jr High School newspaper shows how different our world is today versus 65 years ago. In some parts of the country today, if a school newspaper had commentary about Robert E. Lee’s Birthday like this one did then, people would blow a gasket!

…know for his great ability to lead men.

Than and Now

1954: Jr. High kids celebrate Robert E. Lee’s birthday in school newspaper

2016: Tear down any reference to Robert E. Lee

This newspaper was found at an estate sale in Liberty City Texas.

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