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...
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.
Civil Rights; African-Americans; Blacks; Republican Party
Article describing black/white schism at Arkansas state Republican nominating convention occurring when "lilly white" nominees from Pulaski County were elected as delegates to the national convention in Chicago.
Integration; Blacks; African-Americans; Education; Little Rock Central High School; Segregation; Jimmy Karam; Leon B. Catlett; Bryce Miller; Woodrow Wilson Mann
Statement of James T. "Jimmy" Karam, a segregationist leader and ally of Gov. Faubus, given to the FBI regarding his involvement in the harrassment of the nine black students integrating Central High School.