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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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Forrest City Court Hearing

Date: September 29 1965
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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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 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 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 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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Clifford Thompson and Newspaper Man

Date: January 15 1928
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.
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Jefferson Thomas of the Little Rock Nine

Date: August 17 1959
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.
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Little Rock Integration Crisis

Date: September 1957
Description: Mob violence during the integration crisis in Little Rock. Probably taken between September 20th, when Governor Faubus withdrew the National Guard and Sept...
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The Bates House with Broken Front Window

Date: August 1957
Description: The Little Rock home of Daisy and L.C. Bates, showing their front window after a stone had been thrown through the window. Grates have been placed on this...
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Violence at Little Rock

Date: September 28 1957
Description: Violence against African American journalists covering the Little Rock integration story. Here the crowd moves in on Jimmy Hicks (center, wearing a hat),...
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First Attempt to Enter Central High School by the Little Rock Nine

Date: September 04 1957
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...
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Little Rock Crowd Control

Date: September 1957
Description: The police used fire hoses to control the angry crowds that gathered near Central High School during the integration crisis. There a boy on the ground who...
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Daisy Bates and NAACP Lawyer Robert Carter

Date: December 03 1957
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...
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Terrence Roberts, One of the Little Rock Nine

Date: December 06 1957
Description: Terrence Roberts of the Little Rock Nine.
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Carlotta Walls, One of the Little Rock Nine

Date: December 06 1957
Description: Carlotta Walls of the Little Rock Nine.
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L.C. and Daisy Bates with Men and KKK Cross

Date: October 15 1956
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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Little Rock Flyer

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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...

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