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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.


Description: Exterior view of front of the house of Daisy and L. C. Bates. The house is under construction. The walls and roof have been built, and a pile of bricks are...


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: 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...

Date: 1936-06-02 

Description: Men load the bed of an International Model C-35 truck parked behind a railroad car. The men are standing on a platform at the Missouri Pacific Railroad yar...

Date:  date unknown

Description: "Little Rock's Lady of the Year," a flyer distributed by racists in Little Rock, illustrated by her 1946 police mug shot and arrest record. The text charge...

Date: 1957-12-06 

Description: Carlotta Walls of the Little Rock Nine.

Date: 1957-09-26 

Description: Daisy Bates, the head of the Arkansas NAACP, stands behind seven of the Little Rock Nine, who are seated on a sofa in her living room. They have assembled...


Description: View of Daisy and L.C. Bates's house under construction.

Date: 1957-09 ca.

Description: L.C. and Daisy Bates watching television with Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus on the screen.


Street Scene

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View down Main Street, looking south from Third Street. Pedestrians gather near parked streetcars, horse-drawn carriages, and storefronts. Signs read, "P...

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...

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: 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: 1958-05-29 

Description: Daisy Bates, an American civil rights activist, publisher and writer who played a leading role in the Little Rock integration crisis of 1957, looking throu...

Date: 1959-08-17 

Description: Jefferson Thomas of the Little Rock Nine is harassed by Central High School students as he waits for transportation after the first day of school.

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: 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...

Date: 1929-07-24 

Description: Exterior view of the International Harvester Company Little Rock branch. Automobiles are parked along the street in front of the building. The building app...

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.

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