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United Press International Little Rock, Ark.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09731.04 Author/Creator: United Press International Place Written: Little Rock, Arkansas Type: Photograph Date: 25 September 1957 Pagination: 1 photograph : b&w ; 16.2 x 21.7 cm.

Summary of Content: One telephoto entitled "Little Rock, Ark.," taken by UPI dated September 25, 1957. Image is of the Little Rock Nine being escorted into Central High School by the National Guard. Wire transfer information states that paratroopers escroted nine Black students safely into the school. Story reported by UPI correspondent Louis Cassels.

People: Cassels, Louis, 1922-1974
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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