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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: 6 September 1957 Pagination: 1 photograph : b&w ; 14.8 x 20.7 cm.

Summary of Content: One wirephoto entitled, "Normal School Life," taken by the Associated Press dated September 6, 1957. Image is of students known as "Little Rock Nine" and National Guardsmen in front of Little Rock Central High School. Wire transfer information states that the Arkansas National Guard was ordered by Governor Orval Faubus to prevent from Black students successfully integrating on the first day of school.

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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