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Description: Daisy Bates, president of the Arkansas NAACP chapters, at the door of the organization's office. She headed the integration effort during the crisis at Cen...

Date: 1965-09-29 

Description: Group of people at the Forrest City court hearing. Two central people are identified as "Joanna" and "Ben." SNCC Arkansas Project.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Daisy Bates and L.C. Bates, apparently wearing press badges, standing outdoors talking with an unidentified man. L.C. Bates, who is wearing a camera, is ap...

Date: 1942 

Description: S.E. Foster, manager of International Harvester's Little Rock branch house, stands beside the branch honor roll of enlisted International Harvester men. Al...

Date: 1957-09-04 

Description: First attempt of the Little Rock Nine to enter Central High School. They were denied entrance by the Arkansas National Guard who had been called up by Gove...

Date: 1957-12-06 

Description: Terrence Roberts of the Little Rock Nine.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: The locomotives "Christopher Adams" and "Liverpool", taken over and operated by the U.S. military during the Civil War.

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Description: Threatening note signed "K.K.K." (Ku Klux Klan) with rock and rag that was thrown through Daisy Bates' window in August 1957. The note reads "The next will...

Date: 1928-01-15 

Description: Clifford Thompson, who at 8 feet, 8 inches in height was the tallest man in America, shakes hands with a newspaper man of average height.

Date: 1956-10-15 

Description: Daisy and L.C. Bates with two men and a Ku Klux Klan (KKK) cross that they found in their yard. Because this event preceded the integration crisis of 1957...

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Description: A man identified as R.S. Wilson, Jr., who is wearing a hat and a suit, gives directions to a truck driver working for Big Rock Stone & Material Co. The ori...

Photograph

Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down Main Street featuring horse-drawn carriages, street cars, and storefronts. The first true non-railway bridge stands in the distance; the 'Free B...

Date: 1937 

Description: A man wearing a hat and tie is driving an International I-12 industrial tractor with mower attachment to groom the grounds in front of the Arkansas state c...

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Description: Daisy Bates outside her home with four of the Little Rock Nine. The students are Elizabeth Eckford, Minnijean Brown, Melba Pattillo, and Thelma Mothershed.

Date: 1957-12-03 

Description: Daisy Bates confers with NAACP lawyer Robert Carter, after she was fined $100 and court costs of $150 for failure to open confidential NAACP financial and...

Date: 1957-09 ca.

Description: In order to control the angry crowds that gathered near Central High School during the integration crisis, the police used fire hoses. Here a boy on the gr...

Date: 1957-12-06 

Description: Carlotta Walls of the Little Rock Nine.

Date: 1957-09 ca.

Description: Mob violence during the integration crisis in Little Rock. Probably taken between September 20th, when Governor Faubus withdrew the National Guard and Sept...

Date: 1957-09-28 

Description: Violence against African American journalists covering the Little Rock integration story. Here the crowd moves in on Jimmy Hicks (center, wearing a hat),...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of four men sitting in front of a painted backdrop. From the left are Vojta Masek and Charles Jonas sitting on a bench. The men sitting on...

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