Integration; Blacks; African-Americans; Education; Little Rock Central High School; Orval Faubus; Violence
Chronology, originally appearing in the Arkansas Gazette, of the events preceding the calling out of the Arkansas National Guard to escort the nine African American students into Central High School. This chronology was included in the FBI report...
Integration; Education; Blacks; African-Americans; Wesley Pruden; Little Rock Central High School; Amis Guthridge; Violence; Orval Faubus
Statement of Grace Fitzhugh given to the FBI regarding her attendance at a meeting to discuss opposition to the integration of Central High School. Her statement was taken during an FBI investigation regarding harrassment of the nine black students...
Integration; Blacks; African-Americans; Education; Little Rock Central High School; Violence
FBI report summarizing the events from September 6 to October 2, 1957, relating to the first few days after nine black students integrated Central High School, with particular emphasis on threats and violence aimed at the students.
Integration; Desegregation; Little Rock (Ark.) Central High Crisisl; Little Rock (Ark.); Virgil Blossom
Autobiographical typescript by Virgil T. Blossom describing his role in events surrounding Little Rock Central High School desegregation. Part I consists of an overview of Little Rock Central High crisis of 1957, and recounts Blossom's pre-Little...
Integration; Desegregation; African-Americans; Blacks; Little Rock Central High School; Little Rock (Ark.); Margaret Jackson; Mothers League; Jess Matthews
Letter from Mother's League president Margaret Jackson outlining various grievances with the Central High administration. Attached is a point-by-point response to each grievance by Mr. Jess Matthews, Central High principal.