Integration; Blacks; African-Americans; Education; Little Rock Central High School; Daisy Bates; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; J.C. Crenshaw; Fred Darragh; Harry Ashmore; Jackie Shropshire; Thad Williams
Statement of Virgil Blossom regarding Daisy Bates and the integration of Central High School in 1957.
Education; Blacks; African-Americans; Integration; Conway; Arkansas State Teachers College; Joseph N. Manley; Pine Street School
Joseph Norman Manley, a 1954 graduate of the segregated Pine Street School in Conway, was accepted as the first black student at Arkansas State Teachers College (now University of Central Arkansas) in 1956.
Integration; Desegregation; African-Americans; Blacks; Little Rock Central High School; Little Rock (Ark.); Sweet Home (Ark.) (Ark.); College Station; Tom Downie; Wiley Branton; Jackie L. Shropshire; Thad Williams
Hearing by Pulaski County School Board of petitions filed by the NAACP to integrate Sweet Home and College Station schools.