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
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville -- Newspapers; African American newspapers -- Arkansas -- Fayetteville; Student newspapers and periodicals -- Arkansas -- Fayetteville; Fayetteville (Ark.) -- Newspapers; Washington County (Ark.) -- Newspapers
Integration; Education; Blacks; African-Americans; Wesley Pruden; Little Rock Central High School; Amis Guthridge; Violence; Orval Faubus
Statement of Grace Fitzhugh given to the FBI regarding her attendance at a meeting to discuss opposition to the integration of Central High School. Her statement was taken during an FBI investigation regarding harrassment of the nine black students...
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; 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.
Civil Rights; Integration; Little Rock Central High School; African-Americans; Blacks; Little Rock (Ark.); Daisy Bates; Christopher C. Mercer; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; Herbert Thomas
Letter from Adolphine Terry describing April 10 meeting of an interracial group at Dunbar Community Center.