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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.

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.

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