Friday, September 26, 2014

Researching the Central High Crisis: the Encyclopedia of Arkansas

Are you interested in learning more about the desegregation of Central High School, but don't know where to start? You should visit the Encyclopedia of Arkansas where a wealth of information is waiting for you.

This list of articles will help you get started, but following the links within each article will lead you to even more topics to explore.

General –
Desegregation of Central High School
Aaron v. Cooper
"The Lost Year"
Segregation and Desegregation

People and Groups –
Little Rock Nine
Daisy Lee Gatson Bates
Orval Eugene Faubus
Virgil T. Blossom
Women’s Emergency Committee to Open Our Schools (WEC)
Stop This Outrageous Purge (STOP)
Capital Citizens' Council (CCC)
Mothers' League of Central High School
Committee to Retain Our Segregated Schools (CROSS)

Want to learn more about school desegregation across Arkansas? Check out some of these articles.
Desegregation of Charleston Schools
Desegregation of Fayetteville Schools
Desegregation of Hoxie Schools
North Little Rock Six
Desegregation of Van Buren Schools


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