Gregson Hall opened as a residence hall in 1948 and was named for William S. “Pop” Gregson. Gregson served in multiple capacities at the University from 1919 to 1947, including secretary of the Y.M.C.A., secretary of the Student Employment...
Buchanan-Droke Hall opened as a residence hall in 1954. The original men’s dormitory Buchanan Hall opened in 1888 and was torn down in 1937 at which time a new Buchanan Hall was approved to be built. The current dormitory was named for John Lee...
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Integration; Desegregation; African-Americans; Blacks; Little Rock (Ark.); Wiley A. Branton; J.C. Crenchaw; Virgil Blossom
Letter from Virgil Blossom to Wiley Branton, chairman of the Legal Redress Committee of the Arkansas chapter of the NAACP. The letter is in response to a petition regarding development of an early integration plan for Little Rock schools.
Integration; Desegregation; African-Americans; Blacks; Little Rock Central High School; Little Rock (Ark.); Sweet Home (Ark.) (Ark.); College Station; Tom Downie; Wiley Branton; Jackie L. Shropshire; Thad Williams
Hearing by Pulaski County School Board of petitions filed by the NAACP to integrate Sweet Home and College Station schools.
Education; Blacks; African-Americans; Integration; Conway; Arkansas State Teachers College; Joseph N. Manley; Pine Street School
Joseph Norman Manley, a 1954 graduate of the segregated Pine Street School in Conway, was accepted as the first black student at Arkansas State Teachers College (now University of Central Arkansas) in 1956.
Editorial by Arch Ford, director of the Arkansas Department of Education, reacting to President Richard Nixon's statement on the problems associated with the Supreme Court decision in 1954 and the Civil Rights Act of 1964