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Alternative Title

Sheriff's deputies arrest student tamale salesman

Description

This article discusses the arrest of Richard Briscoe, a Mississippi State student who had opened a tamale stand on the side of Highway 12. He was charged with operating without a license. After posting bail and his release, it was revealed that he did actually possess a license. Briscoe is set to appear in court to contest his business's closure. A photograph of Briscoe is included with the article.

Publication Date

3-30-1973

Publisher

The Reflector

Time Period

1970-1979

Subjects

College students, Black; Tamales; Student-owned business enterprises

Keywords

Mississippi State University; Tamales; Richard Briscoe; Arrest; Equal Protections Acts; Ben F. Hilbun

Geographic Location

Starkville (Miss.); Mississippi State (Miss.)

Comments

This collection contains offensive or discriminatory content.

Object Type

Text and Image

Format (original)

Newspaper clipping

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MFM_UA_The-Reflector_1973-03-30_Richard-Briscoe_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections Division, University Archives.

Repository

University Archives

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or

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For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Newspaper Article, Sheriff's Deputies Arrest Student Tamale Salesman, March 30, 1973

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