Nov [November] 14, 1960
Phoenix, Ariz [Arizona]
Mon. [Monday] Nov. [November] 14 – Today in Phoenix I gave the first address at the
Nat. [National] Conv. [Convention] Of the Nat. [National] Municipal League. Spoke on
gen’l [general] welfare...
Hays, Brooks--Political and social views; Hays, Brooks--Ethics; Hays, Brooks--Influence; Southern States--Economic conditions;
EDITORIALS A Great And Good Man One of the saints of our times, which being translated means one of God's chosen people, was in town earlier this week. We refer to Brooks Hays, former congressman from Arkansas, past president of the Southern...
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.
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville -- Newspapers; African American newspapers -- Arkansas -- Fayetteville; Student newspapers and periodicals -- Arkansas -- Fayetteville; Fayetteville (Ark.) -- Newspapers; Washington County (Ark.) -- Newspapers
Hays, Brooks--Photographs; Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969--Photographs; United States. Congress; World War, 1939-1945;
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U.S. REPRESENTATIVES DURING A
JUNKET OF THE WAR ZONE, VISIT WITH
GENERAL DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, ALLIED
SUPREME COMMANDER, AT HIS ADVANCE
HEADQUARTERS. IN THE PHOTO FROM LEFT
TO A PATIENT WIFE
Remorse descends upon me now
As I recall our marriage vow,
And think of things I did not do
That might have lessened toil for you.
I never learned to grow a flower I never learned to make a fire,
To fix the roof or hang a door
MY OFFICE IS A CHAPEL
My office is a Chapel. There is
No priest or preacher here, but there is an alter
An office desk, oak stained, once bright, but now
There are ink marks and scratches on it.
The pipes in my office are for stearm and water
Hays, Brooks; Hays, Brooks--Last years; Poetry; United States--Foreign relations;
The little nations of the World
Are just as precious as the great,
The Afghan’s sturdy little mules
As big ones from a Western State
But Moscow moves its armored power-
To subjugate the mountain laud,...
Hays, Brooks; Poetry; African Americans--Civil rights
What is the American dream?
It is the anticipation that sometime we will be able to say — Here is equality and freedom; Here is brotherhood and justice.
The dream is of compassion expressing itself in society's concern for those who fall by the...