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Arkansas -- Race relations

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

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

John Elvis Miller Oral History Interview

Identifier: MC 279
Scope and Content Note

Oral history interview and transcript conducted by Walter L. Brown, Bruce Parham, and Samuel A. Sizer at Fort Smith, Arkansas, March 18, 1976 with John Elvis Miller. Interview conducted at Miller's office in the U.S. Post Office building, Fort Smith, Arkansas. In the interview Miller discusses his youth, the Elaine, Arkansas race riots of 1919, and his political career.

Dates: 1976

Gordon Heath McNeil Records

Identifier: MS M233 412
Scope and Content Note Correspondence, memoranda, notes; clippings (electrostatic copies) and news releases; committee reports, minutes, statements, resolutions, constitutions and questionnaires; handbills, bulletins, brochures and other printed material. Records pertain to University of Arkansas' professor of history Gordon Heath McNeil's involvement with, as 1962 president of the Arkansas Chapter, American Association of University Professors, and to his interest in the controversy surrounding Act 10...
Dates: 1955, 1958-1965, 1968-1970

Edward E. Staton Letters

Identifier: MC 877
Scope and Content Note

Letters from Philander Smith College (Little Rock), Arkansas Agricultural, Mechanical, and Normal College (Pine Bluff), and from A., M., and N. College Student Government Association, pertaining to the University of Arkansas Committee on Interracial Relations.

Dates: 1954

Kerry Taylor Elaine Race Massacre Research Materials

Identifier: MC 1710
Scope and Content Note As an avid researcher of labor history, Taylor assembled a collection of newspaper clippings, primary documents, notes, secondary sources, and miscellaneous materials on the Elaine, Arkansas's "Race Riot". The Elaine Race Riot, also called the Elaine Massacre, was a race riot that began on September 30, 1919, in the small town of Elaine, located in Phillips County, Arkansas. The event continued through the month of October. The events in Elaine stemmed...
Dates: 1915-1996

"The People Act in Arkansas" Broadcast Outline

Identifier: MS P39
Scope and Content Note

Outline for a proposed but unused Columbia Broadcasting Co. program: "The People act in Arkansas. This is the story of a Southern state making a forthright and sincere effort to solve its race problem."

Dates: circa 1952

David Yancey Thomas Papers

Identifier: MS T362 12
Scope and Content Note Correspondence, speeches, notes, diary, literary manuscripts, songs, notices, lists, photograph, clippings, leaflets, broadsides, programs, and other published or unpublished material created, received, or collected by University of Arkansas professor of history and political science David Yancey Thomas. Includes materials pertaining to: his academic career, especially at the University of Arkansas and specifically as regards his retirement; his research and publication in areas of United...
Dates: 1872-1966; Majority of material found within 1905-1943