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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.
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.
Silas Hunt; Harold Flowers; Wiley Branton; University of Arkansas; Law; Education; Integration; African-Americans; Blacks
Pine Bluff attorneys Harold Flowers, left, and Wiley Branton, right, watch as Silas Hunt completes paperwork to attend the University of Arkansas School of Law in 1948. Hunt was the first African American to attend the law school in Fayetteville.