Integration; Blacks; African-Americans; Education; Little Rock Central High School; Daisy Bates; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; J.C. Crenshaw; Fred Darragh; Harry Ashmore; Jackie Shropshire; Thad Williams
Statement of Virgil Blossom regarding Daisy Bates and the integration of Central High School in 1957.
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; 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...