September 29, 1980 Hon. Brooks Hays 4701 Willard Ave. Chevy Chase, Md. 20015 Dear Brooks: Though belated I want to extend my heartiest congratulations to you on the occasion of the remarkable film, "Brooks Hays: Return to Little Rock". I want to...
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
Education; Blacks; African-Americans; Integration; Conway; Arkansas State Teachers College; Joseph N. Manley; Pine Street School
Joseph Norman Manley, a 1954 graduate of the segregated Pine Street School in Conway, was accepted as the first black student at Arkansas State Teachers College (now University of Central Arkansas) in 1956.
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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