Interview with Rutha Mae Jackson and Willie Hill Jackson
QUESTION 20
INTERVIEWER:

IT MUST HAVE TAKEN A LOT OF COURAGE FOR SOME OF THE BLACK WITNESSES TO GO TESTIFY AT THE TRIAL UP IN SUMNER. WE WERE UP AT THE COURTHOUSE TODAY, AND PEOPLE WERE TELLING ME WHAT THAT WAS LIKE. THEY HAD SOME BLACK FOLKS TESTIFY.

Willie Hill Jackson:

Yeah, yeah, I'm sure, uh, well, we don't—-I don't know any—anyone. There wasn't anyone from this area, I don't think, you know, somebody from up there where they—-what they said they did, to mention it, you know up in, out of this county. So …