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United Press International Little Rock

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09731.03 Author/Creator: United Press International Place Written: Little Rock, Arkansas Type: Photograph Date: 23 September 1957 Pagination: 1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 23.8 cm.

Summary of Content: One telephoto entitled, "Little Rock," taken by UPI dated September 23, 1957. Image is of three police officers carrying a man by his hands and feet. Wire transfer information states that riots had taken place after nine Black students were blocked from entering Little Rock Central High School.

People: 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 MovementSegregationPoliceEducationRace discriminationRiotsProtests

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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