1969 - Fence Down

January 7, 1969  - A fence separates white Elmwood Cemetery from black Pinewood Cemetery. Black city councilman Fred Alexander wants the fence removed, but other council members have voted him down. Now, Mayor Stan Brookshire has cast the deciding vote in favor of the idea. The fence comes down.
 
Fence removed at Elmwood cemetery
Fence removed at Elmwood cemetery

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