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.
1978 Page 1
I filled the following engagements
1. January 8 Arlington Methodist church (Temple?) (E. Burke)
2. January 11 Close Up - Teachers of Miami, New Orleans, Saint Louis and Houston
3. February 8 Richmond Virginia Com of St. Legis...
Scipio Jones, a prominent African-American attorney from Little Rock, represented the twelve men convicted for their supposed involvment in the Elaine Race Massacre in 1919. Jones wrote this brief, entitled "Arkansas Peons" and published in the...