The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 106, July 2002 - April, 2003 Page: 431
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The Wiley-Bishop Student Movement
The April 2, 1960, edition of the Dallas News printed a photo of a Marshall
patrolman ushering Wiley College students William Wilburn and Patricia
Anderson into the Harrison County Jail compound. Dallas News Staff Photo by
Jack Beers. Reprinted with permission of the Dallas Morning News.
the premises of another person, to remain on such premises after he has
been ordered by any lawful occupant to leave such premises. "
Renewed sit-ins meant that the fifty-seven students who had been
released on their own recognizance Wednesday violated the condition
for their charges to be held in abeyance. Consequently, Sheriff Earl
Franklin began processing warrants for the fifty-seven and headed to
both campuses to make arrests later that night. As a crowd of students
gathered around, Franklin and his deputies read a list of those sought.
The students, many of whom had been quietly watching television in
their dorms, willingly filed into the police cars as the sheriff called their
names. Bishop College registrar J. D. Hurd described the students as
"very subdued. No one was crying or anything of that sort. They were
just ready to go to jail." Six students were not taken into custody until
' 7Excerpt of trial transcript of Pearl Crossley, Aug. to10, 196o, Criminal Court file of Pearl
Crossley, Harrison County Criminal Court Records (Harrison County Clerk's office, Marshall,
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