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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