Women's Emergency Committee; Women; Integration; Little Rock (Ark.); Education
Flyer issued by the Women's Emergency Committee to Open Our Schools (WEC). Gov. Orval Faubus closed the Little Rock public schools to avoid integration. Virginia closed schools as well, but reopened after the law was declared unconstitutional.
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville -- Newspapers; African American newspapers -- Arkansas -- Fayetteville; Student newspapers and periodicals -- Arkansas -- Fayetteville; Fayetteville (Ark.) -- Newspapers; Washington County (Ark.) -- Newspapers
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.