December 5, 1960 – In Boynton v. Virginia, the U.S. Supreme Court holds that racial segregation in bus terminals is illegal because such segregation violates the Interstate Commerce Act. This ruling, in combination with the Interstate Commerce Commission's 1955 decision in Keys v. Carolina Coach Co., effectively outlaws segregation on interstate buses and at the terminals servicing such buses.
JAMES W. McDILL IOWA SENATOR INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION AUTOGRAPH SIGNATURE
Interstate commerce is a very important component to the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Any lodging establishment, dining facility, place of entertainment or gas station discriminating against race, color, religion and origin MUST also be engaging in interstate commerce. Examples of interstate commerce within these hospitality establishments include guests from out of state and interstate travelers. This also includes venues hosting out of state teams, performers or movies created out of state.
Interstate Commerce Commission Building You are viewing a one-of-a-kind photograph of Interstate Commerce Commission Building. It was made between 1905 and 1945 by Harris & Ewing. The photograph documents United States.
Dovey Johnson Roundtree is a civil rights activist, ordained minister, and attorney. She is noted for her 1955 victory before the Interstate Commerce Commission in the first bus desegregation case to be brought before the ICC resulted in the only explicit repudiation of the “separate but equal” doct...Dovey Johnson Roundtree is a civil rights activist, ordained minister, and attorney. She is noted for her 1955 victory before the Interstate Commerce Commission in the first bus desegregation…
1966-Last passenger Train Departs Conductor J.C. Hudspeth waves goodbye on behalf of the Fort Worth & Denver's Train No. 8 as it leaves Amarillo for the last time December 15, 1966. The train departed at 9:05 a.m., one hour and forty minutes behind schedule. Along with its southbound counterpart, FW Train No. 1, the train service was discontinued by the Interstate Commerce Commission on request of the railroad.
Washington, D.C., circa 1937. "U.S. Labor Department and Interstate Commerce Commission Building. Passageway between ICC and Departmental Auditorium sections." 8x10 acetate negative by Theodor Horydczak. |
On November 25, 1955, the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) banned racial segregation on interstate buses, train lines, and in waiting rooms. The ICC ruled that “the disadvantages to a traveler who is assigned accommodations or facilities so designated as to imply his inferiority solely because of his race must be regarded under present conditions as unreasonable.”
Read Online North Alabama Express. an Alabama Corporation Aaa Cooper Transportation Inc. an Alabama Corporation Alabama Public Service Commission Milan Express Inc. Intervenors v. The Interstate Commerce Commission and the United States of America Averitt Express Inc. Deaton Inc. Intervenors 996 F.2d 1072 11th Cir. (1993).
Chairman of a group of Craig County officials speaks out against an Interstate Commerce Commission ruling which authorizes the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway to abandon a branch line in the county - University of Virginia - Virgo
Sarah Keys v. Carolina Coach Company, (1955)is a landmark civil rights case in the United States in which the Interstate Commerce Commission, in response to a bus segregation complaint filed in 1953 by a Women's Army Corps (WAC) private Sarah Louise Keys, broke with its historic adherence to the Plessyv. Ferguson separate but equal doctrine and interpreted the Interstate Commerce Act as banning the segregation of black passengers in buses traveling across state line