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History > 20th century > USA > Civil rights era > School desegregation > Little Rock, Arkansas    late 1950s

 

 

 

Little Rock Arkansas

 

Date taken: 1959

 

Photographer: Francis Miller

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High school student showing cards he is handing out.

 

Location: Little Rock, AR, US

Date taken: September 1958

 

Photographer: Francis Miller

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Jefferson Allison Thomas        1942-2010

 

One of the nine black students

who integrated

an all-white high school

in Little Rock, Ark., in 1957

in a landmark confrontation

of the civil rights movement

 

(...)
 

 

The Little Rock Nine

presented the first major test

of the federal government’s ability

to enforce a 1954 Supreme Court ruling

that outlawed racial segregation

in public schools.

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/07/us/07thomas.html

 

 

https://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/specials/littlerock/overview.html

 

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/07/us/07thomas.html

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/09/06/AR2010090603672.html

http://www.kansascity.com/2010/09/06/2202720/little-rock-nine-member-jefferson.html

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/09/06/little-rock-nine-jefferson-thomas-dies-67_n_706841.html

http://edition.cnn.com/2010/US/09/06/obit.thomas.little.rock.9/?hpt=T1

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/09/06/national/main6839698.shtml

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?
storyId=129687365&ft=1&f=1001&utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2010/sep/07/
jefferson-thomas-little-rock-nine-dies 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Little Rock, Arkansas        1959

 

 

 

Protestors against school integration

by supporting a governor who supports their views.

 

Location: Little Rock, AK, US

Date taken: August 1959

 

Photographer: Francis Miller

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A protestor speaking out against school integration.

 

Location: Little Rock, AK, US

Date taken: July 1959

 

Photographer: Francis Miller

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Pro-segregation rally

headed by racist school board members.

 

Location: Little Rock, AR, US

Date taken: May 1959

 

Photographer: Stan Wayman

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High school students sitting in the integrated school.

 

Location: Little Rock, AR, US

Date taken: September 1958

 

Photographer: Francis Miller

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Sept. 23, 1957

 

President Dwight Eisenhower

orders 1,000 U.S. Army paratroopers

and 10,000 National Guardsmen

to restore order

to Little Rock, Arkansas,

and escort nine black students

into the previously all-white

Central High School

 

 

 

 

 

Operation Arkansas: A Different Kind of Deployment

Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division escort

the Little Rock Nine students

into the all-white Central High School in Little Rock, Ark.

Photo: U.S. ARmy

Photo by Courtesy of the National Archives

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:101st_Airborne_at_Little_Rock_Central_High.jpg
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/African-American_Civil_Rights_Movement_(1955%E2%80%931968)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Little Rock Integration

 

Minnijean Brown (C), 15,

along w. 6 other black students,

being blocked by the AK National Guard

bent on keeping them fr. entering Central High School,

by order of Gov. Orval Faubus.

 

Location: Little Rock, AK, US

Date taken: September 04, 1957

 

Photographer: Francis Miller

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Little Rock Integration

 

Four teenagers of the "Little Rock Nine" walking along sidewalk

as they are turned away from entering Central High School

by Arkansas National Guardsmen

under orders fr. Gov. Orval Faubus.

 

Location: Little Rock, AK, US

 

Date taken: September 04, 1957

Photographer: Francis Miller

http://images.google.com/hosted/life/l?imgurl=5717fb317457a034

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Little Rock Integration

Teenager Elizabeth Eckford (L)

w. snarling white parents following

as she is turned away

fr. entering Central High School

by Arkansas National Guardsmen

under orders fr. Gov. Orval Faubus.

 

Location: Little Rock, AK, US

Date taken: September 04, 1957

 

Photographer: Francis Miller

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http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2007/01/15/fyi/main2359504.shtml

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/09/06/AR2010090603672.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

        Little Rock, Arkansas        1957

 

White pupils walkout

of the Central High School

after eight Blacks went in

 

https://www.theguardian.com/century/1950-1959/
Story/0,6051,105476,00.html 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eight black children

are escorted to school

in Little Rock, Arkansas,

as part of forced school integration        1957

http://www.theguardian.com/world/1957/oct/04/usa.fromthearchive

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/01/
arts/music/little-rock-nine-opera-tania-leon.html

 

http://www.theguardian.com/world/1957/oct/04/
usa.fromthearchive

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Little Rock, Arkansas        1957

 

http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/little_rock.htm 

http://www.centralhigh57.org/1957-58.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arkansas Governor Orval Eugene Faubus        1910-1994

 

 

 

Faubus speaking to a crowd protesting the integration of Little Rock schools

Little Rock, 1959.

Rally at state capitol.

Photograph shows a group of people,

one holding a Confederate flag,

surrounding speakers and National Guard,

protesting the admission of the "Little Rock Nine" to Central High School.

20 August 1959

 

Photographer: John T. Bledsoe

 

Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Little_Rock_Nine_protest.jpg

 

Primary source

Source Library of Congress, U.S. News & World Report Magazine Photograph Collection

http://www.loc.gov/pictures/resource/ppmsca.03120/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

https://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/specials/littlerock/overview.html

 

 

http://www.nytimes.com/books/97/07/20/reviews/970720.20cartert.html

https://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/specials/littlerock/091358ds-court.html

https://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/specials/littlerock/092757ds-faubus.html

http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/specials/littlerock/091557ds-gov.html

https://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/specials/littlerock/091057ds-writ.html

https://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/specials/littlerock/090357ds-militia.html

http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0904.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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