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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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School Bus Picks up Rural Students

Date: April 14 1938
Description: International D-30 school bus with Hicks body picking up a boy and girl outside a rural house.
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Getting Out the School Paper

Date: 1935
Description: African American students work on a school paper as part of the Farm Security Administration sharecropper resettlement project.
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Mechanical Cotton Picker

Date: 1942
Description: African American field worker testing an experimental International Harvester cotton picker. Original caption reads: "A close-up front view of the Harveste...
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Civil Rights Demonstration

Date: October 1965
Description: Demonstration at the Greyhound Bus station, showing a woman holding a sign that reads: "Sit Down Like Human Beings." SNCC Arkansas Project.
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Gould High School

Date: 1965
Description: Back view of a black high school showing damage on a wall. SNCC Arkansas Project.
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High School for African Americans

Date: 1965
Description: Front view of a high school for African American students. SNCC Arkansas Project.
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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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Freedom House

Date: 1965
Description: Exterior view of the Freedom House, which was a Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) sponsored Freedom Center. SNCC Arkansas Project. A child s...
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Charles Tounson

Date: 1965
Description: Charles Tounson with bandaged head.
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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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Rogers Truck & Implement Company Service Shop

Date: 1942
Description: Two mechanics working on tractors and implements in the service shop of Rogers Truck & Implement Company, an International Harvester dealership. The tracto...
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Man Working at Rogers Truck & Implement Company

Date: 1942
Description: K.M. Fores attending to paperwork at the Rogers Truck & Implement Company, an International Harvester dealership. Mr. Fores was filling in for his son Lieu...
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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

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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 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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