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
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.
Baron; Baudoin; Bonnefont; Carignan; Duchassin; Cheval; Colleret; La Fleur dit Emmanuel; Flamant; Francoeur; Giscard dit Benoist; Grossilon dit Tourangeau; Guillaume Bienvenue; Imbeau; Lajeunesse; Mignon; Montcharvaux; Petit de Coulange; Le Pine;...
Grand Prairie Historical Society Bulletin article focused on miscellaneous documents of Arkansas Post from 1743. Numerous family names are revealed that otherwise would be absent given the lack of a 1743 census.
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.