Civil rights -- Arkansas
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MC 1580
Identifier: MC 1364
Scope and Content Note Papers pertaining to Virgil T. Blossom's career as Superintendent of the Little Rock Public Schools, 1953-1958, especially his role in the desegregation crisis in 1957-58. The papers pertain to the Central High crisis. Blossom became a central figure in the controversy, and he was removed as superintendent in November 1958. He wrote an account of the crisis, published as a series of articles, "The Untold Story of Little Rock," in Saturday Evening Post (May 23 - June 27, 1959) and...
Identifier: MC 582
Scope and Content Note The collection consists of twelve boxes of correspondence and other documents, photographs, audio cassettes, and film. The files include correspondence resulting from her work and that of her husband, L.C. Bates, with the NAACP between 1957 and 1974. Significant correspondents include Harry Ashmore, Dale Bumpers, Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, Orval Faubus, and Roy Wilkins. An index of correspondents is located at the end of this finding aid. Other materials in the collection include honors and...
Identifier: MC 232
Scope and Content Note The collection consists of Gordon's materials from the Arkansas Conference on Human Relations (founded in 1954), a descendant of the Southern Regional Council of Atlanta, founded a decade earlier. Gordon's papers from such related groups as the Greater Little Rock Conference on Religion and Human Relations and the Greater Little Rock Conference on Religion and Race are included, as are pertinent materials dealing with desegregation, economics, civil rights, and racial and religious tolerance.
Collection — Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 9: [Barcode: 35129217141247]
Identifier: MC 1481
Scope and Content Note The collection consists of copies of the transcriptions of interviews she conducted with Daisy Gatson Bates and Vivion Lenon Brewer, two leaders of the effort to desegregate Central High School. N.B. The transcripts were copied from the Southern Historical Collection, the Library of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and were given to the University of Arkansas Libraries by Ms. Jacoway.
Identifier: MC 1649
Overview The John Kirk Civil Rights Movement Oral History Collection consists of interviews of persons involved in the Civil Rights movement in Arkansas.
Dates: 1966; 1992-1993
Identifier: MC 631
Scope and Content Note Life is My Song, Also, the autobiography of Adolphine Fletcher Terry (1882-1976), as told to Carolyn J. Rose. Positive photocopy of original belonging to the Quapaw Quarter Association, Little Rock.