Concentration camps--U.S.; Japanese in the U.S.; World War, 1939-1945--Evacuation of civilians; Jerome Relocation Center, Denson, Ark.
"Clara Hasegawa and Tad Mijake take a last look from the Jerome Center from the balcony of one of the camp's guard towers. The towers have not been manned since segregation was completed during the latter part of 1943 and have been popular with...
Women's Emergency Committee; Women; Integration; Little Rock (Ark.); Education
Flyer issued by the Women's Emergency Committee to Open Our Schools (WEC). Gov. Orval Faubus closed the Little Rock public schools to avoid integration. Virginia closed schools as well, but reopened after the law was declared unconstitutional.
Arch Ford, Director of the Arkansas Department of Education, wrote this editorial supporting the Federal Vocational Education Act of 1963, which would provide equal opportunties in schools for both African American students and teachers.
Integration; Desegregation; Little Rock (Ark.) Central High Crisisl; Little Rock (Ark.); Virgil Blossom
Autobiographical typescript by Virgil T. Blossom describing his role in events surrounding Little Rock Central High School desegregation. Part I consists of an overview of Little Rock Central High crisis of 1957, and recounts Blossom's pre-Little...