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Civil Rights -- Arkansas -- Little Rock

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Melba Pattillo Beals Papers

Identifier: MC 1795
Scope and Content Note The collection consists of letters, photographs, magazines, newspaper and other publication clippings, commemorative materials, and related materials regarding Melba Pattillo Beals and detailing the integration of Little Rock’s Central High School in 1957-1958. Also included are materials associated with Beals’ book manuscript and publications titled Warriors Don’t Cry and White is a State of Mind. Family materials include correspondence and materials associated with Lois Pattillo, Melba...
Dates: 1957-2001

Arthur Brann Caldwell Papers

Identifier: MS C127 209 209A-F
Scope and Content Note Correspondence, memoranda, addresses, reports, photographs, printed materials, and other records created, received, or collected by Caldwell. Most items are dated in the period 1950-1970, Specific areas to which materials pertain include: University of Arkansas Glee Club, 1927-1928; Arkansas and national political affairs, ca. 1917-1974; Japanese-Americans in the U.S. armed forces and the U.S. War Relocation Authority relocation centers in World War II; civil rights legislation...
Dates: 1912-1975

Colbert S. Cartwright Scrapbooks

Identifier: MC 1026
Scope and Content Note

Scrapbooks pertain to Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) minister Colbert S. Cartwright's involvement with race relations in Little Rock (Pulaski County), and particularly to the Little Rock Central High Integration Crisis.

Dates: 1954-1963

Faubus Oral History Interview Project Materials

Identifier: MC 1762
Scope and Content Note

The Faubus Oral History Interview Project Materials contains notes, transcripts, newspaper clippings, photocopied reproductions of archival materials, and tape cassette recordings of interviews that were conducted as part of Tom Wagy's project. The materials are divided into three series and are arranged according to original order.

Dates: 1855-1999

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

Herbert L. Thomas, Sr. Papers

Identifier: MS T38
Scope and Contents

16 items relating to racial issues in Little Rock, and particularly to school integration.

Dates: 1958

Velma and J. O. Powell Collection

Identifier: MC 1367
Scope and Content Note Papers pertaining to the Little Rock Central High School integration crisis (1957-1959) and the Women's Emergency Committee to Open Our Schools (WEC). The collection includes an account of the events by J. O. Powell, along with notes and correspondence to a nephew, Tim DeLaney. Also included in the collection are photocopies of several other accounts: an unpublished book, The Embattled Ladies of Little Rock, by Vivion Lenon Brewer, one of the founders of WEC;...
Dates: ca 1958-1979