Archive for Wednesday, August 8, 2007

Old Home Town - 40 years ago

August 8, 2007


The City Commission was taking steps to provide public swimming facilities here on a non-segregated basis. The city had no public pool and had not been able to get enough state funding to help provide one. Lawrence was one of only two sizable cities in the state without a public pool, which had been turned down by voters at least twice.


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