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
Hays, Brooks--Awards; University of Arkansas (Fayetteville campus). Alumni Association;
Arkansas Alumni Association, Inc.
University of Arkansas
To all whom these presents shall come
be it known that
Is Life Member No. 100 Club
of the Arkansas Alumni Association
of the University of Arkansas, and
is entitled to all...
1960 Talks (Brooks Hays)
January 3 Knoxville Congregational Church
January 14 Texas Christian University
January 17 Knoxville First Baptist Church
Maryville First Baptist Church
January 18 Lenoir City (Mission group)
February 2 Atlanta Kiwanis
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.
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