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School integration -- Arkansas

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Arkansas Delta Oral History Project Records

Identifier: MC 2372
Scope and Content Note The collection includes interviews, documentation, and research project materials created as part of the Arkansas Delta Oral History Project. These include transcripts, release forms, audiocassette tapes, compact discs, and mini digital video cassette tapes of interviews on different topics in the Arkansas Delta; student projects in the forms of papers, PowerPoints, skits, drawings, and poems; and student thank you cards to interviewees. Some examples of topics covered include integration in...
Dates: 2007-2012

Jessie Angeline Evans Benham Papers

Identifier: MC 2265
Scope and Content Note The collection consists of materials, predominately correspondence and press coverage, regarding Jessie Angeline (Angie) Evans, with the bulk focusing on her support of school integration while student council president at Van Buren High School in Van Buren, Arkansas. Her remarks at a school board meeting in 1958 made national and international news, and she was featured in publications such as Life, Time, and ...
Dates: ca 1935-2017; Majority of material found within 1958-1959

Orval Eugene Faubus Files, Federal Bureau of Investigation

Identifier: MC 1324
Scope and Content Note

The FBI files pertain to Orval Eugene Faubus' controversial attendance at Commonwealth College, Mena, Arkansas in 1935; integration of Public Schools in Little Rock, Arkansas, and Governor Faubus' contempt of court; and two separate extortion investigations, 1958 and 1964.

Dates: 1954-1969

Orval Eugene Faubus Papers

Identifier: MS F27 301 FAUBUS
Scope and Content Note Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, diary, lists, notes, petitions, certificates, clippings, literary manuscripts, legislative bills, scrapbooks, sound recordings, motion picture film, financial, legal, military, and other records created, received, or collected by Faubus (1910-1978) or by staff members of the Arkansas gubernatorial office (1955-1967). Records pertain, for the most part, to the operations (1955-1967) of Arkansas state constitutional and other offices,...
Dates: 1910-1978; Majority of material found within 1939-1974

J. William Fulbright Papers, Second Accession

Identifier: MS F956 144-B
Scope and Content Note The second increment of the J. William Fulbright papers (primarily 1960-1975) comprises approximately nine hundred linear feet of materials and documents the tenure of the Arkansas Democrat in the U.S. House and Senate. The collection consists of constituent, official, and personal correspondence, memoranda, legislative bills, speeches, photographs, and other records related to the political, governmental, and diplomatic interests and activities of the senator. An important component of the...
Dates: 1940-1975; Majority of material found within 1960-1975

Frank N. Gordon Papers

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...
Dates: 1954-1971

Little Rock Air Force Base Elementary School Photographs

Identifier: MC 2689
Content Description

The collection contains a photograph album and two loose photographic prints of Little Rock Air Force Base Elementary School and its students and faculty. The album primarily includes class portraits; a photograph of an unidentified man at the beginning of the album may be the school principal. Class portraits are identified by the grade level and the teacher's last name; no students are identified.

Dates: 1962-1963

Charles B. Roscopf Papers

Identifier: MC 2631
Scope and Contents The collection contains materials created or collected by Arkansas lawyer and legislator Charles B. Roscopf. Included are materials related to the 1969-1970 Arkansas Constitutional Convention, at which Roscopf served as a delegate; correspondence with elected officials, particularly on topics related to Phillips County, Arkansas; and two telegrams sent to Roscopf by Gov. Orval E. Faubus when Faubus called a special session of the Arkansas General Assembly in response to court-ordered school...
Dates: 1928-2010

Ray S. Smith Papers

Identifier: MC 1837
Scope and Content Note

Materials in the Ray S. Smith Papers include correspondence, congressional activities, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, plaques, and various ephemera materials.

Dates: 1950-2007