Hays, Brooks--Photographs; Tennessee Valley Authority;
(KV1) KNOXVILLE, TENN., July 1 -- NEW TVA DIRECTOR --
Brooks Hays, former Arkansas congressman, was
Sworn in today as a Tennessee Valley Authority
Director. Mrs. Lucile Rolen of the TVA legal
Department administered the oath. Hays...
Act 5, passed during the Special Session of the Arkansas General Assembly in 1958, gave the state power to withhold funds to schools closed by the Governor. This act effectively allowed the Governor to use public funds to support non-integrated...
Segregationists; Racism; Little Rock Central High School; Robert J. Norwood; Social Conditions
Article in the New York Times regarding the arrest of Robert J. Norwood, head of the Arkansas States Rights Council and an ardent segregationist, for public intoxication in a nightclub catering to African-Americans.
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...