Little Rock Central High School Crisis 50th Anniversary Collection

Title

Little Rock Central High School Crisis 50th Anniversary Collection

Date

2006-2008

Description

The Little Rock Central High School Crisis 50th Anniversary collection contains documents, news clippings, programs and special publications from events held in 2007 to commemorate the 1957 integration of the city's all-white public high school. This collection also includes biographical information about the Little Rock Nine, a dissertation proposal written by Sondra Gordy that chronicles the "Lost Year" from 1958-1959 and a special edition from the Arkansas Democrat Gazette comprised of reproduced articles that covered the 1957 Little Rock Central High School Crisis.

Subject

Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site (Little Rock, Ark.)
School integration--Arkansas--Little Rock--History--20th century
Civil rights
Central High School (Little Rock, Ark.)--People--1950-1960
Segregation--Arkansas--Little Rock.
Little Rock Nine

Extent

1 box, 14 folders

Is Part Of

Special Collections

Table Of Contents

  1. Little Rock Central High School 1957 Crisis - 50th Anniversary Commemorative Program
  2. LR Central High School Crisis, “50 Years After,” Arkansas Times special edition, Sept. 20, 2007
  3. LR Central High School Crisis 1957, Facts,  National Park Service, U. S. Department of Interior, 2007
  4. LR Central High School Crisis 1957, Fact Sheets 2007
  5. Ernest Green biography
  6. LR High School National Historic Site CD, Sept. 2007
  7. “Teachers of the Lost Year: Little Rock School District 1958-1959” dissertation proposal by Sondra Gordy (2 copies)
  8. “50 Years of integration: A multi-generational discussion of Central High School Graduates,” STAND, 2(11), August 2007
  9. “Through a lens darkly,” Vanity Fair, October 2007
  10. LR Central High School Crisis 1957 – Newspaper Articles 2007
  11. “Historic front pages from the Arkansas Democrat and Arkansas Gazette Newspapers, August 29, 1957-October 4, 1957,” Arkansas Democrat Gazette
  12. Little Rock Central High School Crisis 50th Anniversary commemorative t-shirt
  13. “Personal reflection on the 50th Anniversary of the LR Central High Crisis,” by Attorney Christopher C. Mercer, Jr.
  14. News articles from the AR Democrat Gazette, December 1, 2006-October 8, 2008

Language

eng

Type

Collection

Coverage

Little Rock (Ark.)

Access Rights

This collection is available for viewing at D. W. Reynolds Library, Archives and Special Collections.

Provenance

The items in this collection were accumulate by the librarians of D. W. Reynolds Library.

Rights Holder

Philander Smith College

Finding Aid by

L. Stacey

Accession by

L. Stacey

Accession date

2017-06-07

Accession number

09.CENT.2017.01

Acquisition Type

Deposit

Repository

D. W. Reynolds Library, Archives and Special Collections, Philander Smith College.

Storage location

ARC STOR 40F

Social Bookmarking

Collection

Citation

“Little Rock Central High School Crisis 50th Anniversary Collection,” Philander Smith College Digital Archive, accessed September 25, 2020, https://pscdigitalarchive.omeka.net/items/show/885.