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"The Real Criminals Are Those... "

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Description: Advertisement picturing a white woman and an African American man with the title "The Real Criminals Are Those Who Preach Racial Integration."
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The Right To Vote Rally

Date: October 29 1959
Description: Flyer for a rally "The Right To Vote" "The Fight To Vote" sponsored by the Federation of Negro Civil Service Organizations, Inc. Speakers include Jackie Ro...
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Daisy Bates

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Description: Head and shoulder portrait of Daisy Bates, head of the Arkansas NAACP and a key figure in the Little Rock school desegregation crisis of September 1957.
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L.C. Bates

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Description: Quarter-length portrait of L.C. Bates, editor and publisher of the the "Arkansas State Press," a crusading Little Rock newspaper and the husband of the Ark...
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Little Rock Central High School

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Description: Photograph of Little Rock Central High School. Built in 1927 the school is now a national historic landmark because of the role it played in the school des...
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L.C. and Daisy Bates Watching Television

Date: September 1957
Description: L.C. and Daisy Bates watching television with Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus on the screen.
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Daisy Bates at Woolworth's Boycott

Date: 1962
Description: Daisy Bates and others at Woolworth's boycott.
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Daisy Bates at State Press Office

Date: September 27 1957
Description: Daisy Bates standing in the doorway of the weekly Arkansas State Press, the newspaper founded by Mrs. Bates and her husband, L.C. Bates. As a result...
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Rock with Threatening Note signed "KKK"

Date: 1957
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 wil...
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Daisy Bates at Sheraton Plaza Podium

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Description: Daisy Bates speaking at the podium at a breakfast given in her honor at the Sheraton Plaza.
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Daisy Bates

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Description: Portrait of Daisy Bates wearing a dark dress and beaded earrings and necklace.
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Daisy Bates, the Little Rock Nine and the 101st Airborne Division

Date: September 26 1957
Description: Daisy Bates looks out from her front window as members of the 101st Airborne Division prepare to escort members of the "Little Rock Nine" to Central High S...
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Daisy Bates and Four of the Little Rock Nine

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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.
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Daisy Bates Watching Television

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Description: Daisy Bates watching Governor Faubus on television.
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Daisy Bates Entering NAACP Office

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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...
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Daisy Bates Standing Behind Little Rock Nine

Date: September 26 1957
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...
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Daisy Bates and L.C. Bates

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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...
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Daisy Bates with President Eisenhower

Date: 1958
Description: Daisy Bates shakes hands with President Eisenhower at the Summit Conference.
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Daisy Bates at Broken Window

Date: May 29 1958
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...
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Wiley Branton and Thurgood Marshall

Date: 1957
Description: Wiley Branton (left), the Little Rock NAACP attorney, and Thurgood Marshall, the special counsel of the NAACP, at the U.S. Court of Appeals hearing on the...

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