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Associated Press Normal school life

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09731.01 Author/Creator: Associated Press Place Written: Little Rock, Arkansas Type: Photograph Date: 06 September 1957 Pagination: 1 photograph : b&w ; 14.8 x 20.7 cm.

Summary of Content: One wire photo of students and National Guardsmen in front of Little Rock Central High School. A caption accompanying the photograph reads, "(LR8) LITTLE ROCK, ARK., Sept. 6 -- NORMAL SCHOOL LIFE -- This scene was taken this morning just before the bell rang for classes at the Little Rock High School. Students show a relaed and unconcerned air as they dot the campus and entrance to the school. There was no hint of the integration problem which had plagued the school since last Tuesday. The Arkansas National Guard was ordered out by Gov. Orval Faubus to keep Negro students out of the school. Despite a ruling by Federal Judge Ronlad N. Davies that the school be integrated, the troops were successful in turning back the nine Negro students who attempted to enter. (AP WIREPHOTO)(wps61330stf) 57."

People: Faubus, Orval, 1910-1994
Davies, Ronald N., 1904-1996
Karlmark, Gloria Ray, 1942-
Roberts, Terrance, 1941-
Beals, Melba Pattillo, 1941-
Thomas, Jefferson, 1942-2010
LaNier, Carlotta Walls, 1942-
Mothershed-Wair, Thelma, 1940-
Eckford, Elizabeth, 1941-
Green, Ernest, 1941-
Brown-Trickey, Minnijean, 1941-

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African American HistoryCivil Rights MovementEducationSegregationRace discrimination

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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