Integration; Desegregation; African-Americans; Blacks; Little Rock (Ark.); Wiley A. Branton; J.C. Crenchaw; Virgil Blossom
Letter from Virgil Blossom to Wiley Branton, chairman of the Legal Redress Committee of the Arkansas chapter of the NAACP. The letter is in response to a petition regarding development of an early integration plan for Little Rock schools.
Scipio Jones, a prominent African-American attorney from Little Rock, represented the twelve men convicted for their supposed involvment in the Elaine Race Massacre in 1919. Jones wrote this brief, entitled "Arkansas Peons" and published in the...
Segregationists; Racism; Little Rock Central High School; Robert J. Norwood; Social Conditions
Article in the New York Times regarding the arrest of Robert J. Norwood, head of the Arkansas States Rights Council and an ardent segregationist, for public intoxication in a nightclub catering to African-Americans.