Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
James K. Baker, Adams, Baker & Clemon, Birmingham, Ala., and Jack Greenberg, Norman C. Amaker and James Nabrit, III, New York City, for plaintiffs.
Sydney Lavender, Deramus, Johnston, Barton, Proctor & Swedlaw, Birmingham, Ala., for defendant.
United States District Court N. D. Alabama, S. D.
LYNNE, Chief Judge.
This class action for damages, injunctive and/or declaratory relief was brought by Negro plaintiffs, Mrs. Margaret Faye Terry, Mrs. Jimmie Lee Terry and Mr. Blevin Stout, who were not allowed to purchase burial lots in the public cemetery1 owned and operated by defendant, The Elmwood Cemetery Corporation. The facts are not disputed and consequently the action has been submitted to the court...
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