Immediately after the 1958 election, Brooks' friends
held a testimonial dinner, brooks gave a speech which
revealed the basic philosophy of government that guided
him throughout his life:
While I honor the office of representative, I am
Hays, Brooks--Career in education; Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963; Rutgers University;
The Washington Post WASHINGTON, D.C. D. 408,701 S. 491,212 JAN 1 8 1964 Hays to Rutgers The first of President Kennedy's men to leave the White House is one of the gentlest spirits in this hard-boiled town. Rutgers University will...
Hays, Brooks--Influence; Hays, Marion Prather--Photographs;
Brooks Hays Memorial Fund Launched in Capitol Ceremony Accolades for a former Southern Baptist Convention president and member of Congress whose name became a household word marked a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol January 26 establishing the...
Compton, Neil, 1912 - 1999; Buffalo National River (Ark.); Ozark Society; Environmental protection – Arkansas
Letter from Neil Compton, president of the Ozark Society, to Gov. Dale Bumpers requesting his support during the U.S. House Subcommittee on Interior and Insular Affairs hearing to consider the creation of the Buffalo National River.
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville -- Newspapers; African American newspapers -- Arkansas -- Fayetteville; Student newspapers and periodicals -- Arkansas -- Fayetteville; Fayetteville (Ark.) -- Newspapers; Washington County (Ark.) -- Newspapers
Civil Rights; Women's Suffrage; Voting Rights; Women
New York Times article highlighting legal rulings across the country pertaining to women's suffrage and the 19th Amendment. The second paragraph pertains to the Arkansas Attorney General rejecting Dr. Ida Joe Brooks's candidacy for state office.