• Photograph shows a young African American boy watching a group of people, some carrying American flags, march past to protest the admission of the "Little Rock Nine" to Central High School.

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

    Little Rock, 1959. Mob marching from capitol to Central High

    Photograph shows a young African American boy watching a group of people, some carrying American flags, march past to protest the admission of the "Little Rock Nine" to Central High School. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division...

  • Major General Edwin Walker (left),
Commander of the Military District of Arkansas during the Little Rock Crisis, speaks with Colonel William Kuhn (right).

U.S. Army Military History Institute

    An immediate need for Federal troops

    Major General Edwin Walker (left), Commander of the Military District of Arkansas during the Little Rock Crisis, speaks with Colonel William Kuhn (right). U.S. Army Military History Institute

  • Army jeeps, with 101st Airborne Soldiers in background (presumed Little Rock AFB), 9/25/1957

University of Arkansas at Little Rock museum/UARL Archives and Spec. Coll.

    101st Soldiers with Army jeeps

    Army jeeps, with 101st Airborne Soldiers in background (presumed Little Rock AFB), 9/25/1957 University of Arkansas at Little Rock museum/UARL Archives and Spec. Coll.

  • Black students escorted by 101st Airborne Soldiers entering CHS, 10/04/1957

University of Arkasas at Little Rock Museum/UARL Archives and Spec. Coll.

    Dirty looks

    Black students escorted by 101st Airborne Soldiers entering CHS, 10/04/1957 University of Arkasas at Little Rock Museum/UARL Archives and Spec. Coll.

  • Arkansas Gov. Faubus calls in the National Guard and as a result, the Little Rock 9 are sent home.  The photo depicts a boy talking to National Guard troops on back of truck, n.d

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Archives & Special

    National Guard troops

    Arkansas Gov. Faubus calls in the National Guard and as a result, the Little Rock 9 are sent home. The photo depicts a boy talking to National Guard troops on back of truck, n.d University of Arkansas at Little Rock Archives & Special

  • Soldiers guard the road blocks around the perimeter  of the school.  

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Museum Collection/UARL Archives & Special Collections

    Securing the perimeter

    Soldiers guard the road blocks around the perimeter of the school. University of Arkansas at Little Rock Museum Collection/UARL Archives & Special Collections

  • National Guard Soldiers lined up along curb in front of CHS n.d 

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Archives & Special Collections

    The Little Rock 9 shall not enter

    National Guard Soldiers lined up along curb in front of CHS n.d University of Arkansas at Little Rock Archives & Special Collections

  • 101St Soldiers safeguard Little Rock 9 students into Central High School as white students watch from above.  

University of Arkansas at Little Rock/UARL Archives and Spec. Coll.

    101st Guardians

    101St Soldiers safeguard Little Rock 9 students into Central High School as white students watch from above. University of Arkansas at Little Rock/UARL Archives and Spec. Coll.

  • 101st Airborne Soldiers patrol the campus grounds of Little Rock Central High 

University of Arkansas at Little Rock/UARL Archives & Spec. Coll.

    101st on patrol

    101st Airborne Soldiers patrol the campus grounds of Little Rock Central High University of Arkansas at Little Rock/UARL Archives & Spec. Coll.

  • Prior to the execution of the Executive Order for Federal Troops, Little Rock Nine member Terrence Roberts faces Arkansas National Guard troops after being denied entry to Central High School, September 3, 1957.
Central High Museum Historical Collections/UALR Archives

    Arkansas National Guard deny entrance

    Prior to the execution of the Executive Order for Federal Troops, Little Rock Nine member Terrence Roberts faces Arkansas National Guard troops after being denied entry to Central High School, September 3, 1957. Central High Museum Historical...

  • Several of the Little Rock Nine leave Central High School under troop escort, 1957.

Central High Museum Historical Collections/UALR Archives

    Little Rock Nine

    Several of the Little Rock Nine leave Central High School under troop escort, 1957. Central High Museum Historical Collections/UALR Archives

  • Photograph shows a group of people, one holding a Confederate flag, surrounding speakers and National Guard, protesting the admission of the "Little Rock Nine" to Central High School.

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

    Little Rock, 1959. Rally at state capitol

    Photograph shows a group of people, one holding a Confederate flag, surrounding speakers and National Guard, protesting the admission of the "Little Rock Nine" to Central High School. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington...

  • Photograph shows an African American high school girl being educated via television during the period that the Little Rock schools were closed to avoid integration.

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

    Little Rock, Arkansas - Learning via television

    Photograph shows an African American high school girl being educated via television during the period that the Little Rock schools were closed to avoid integration. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

  • The Media frenzy begins in Little Rock, Arkansas as the integration of the Little Rock 9 into the all-white Central High School is met with civil unrest.  

U.S. Army Military History Institute
Army Heritage and Education Center

    Media Frenzy

    The Media frenzy begins in Little Rock, Arkansas as the integration of the Little Rock 9 into the all-white Central High School is met with civil unrest. U.S. Army Military History Institute Army Heritage and Education Center

  • 327th Infantry Regiment (Airborne), 101st Airborne escort two African American students at Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, September 1957.

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

    101st Airborne escorts

    327th Infantry Regiment (Airborne), 101st Airborne escort two African American students at Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, September 1957. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

  • An African American journalist stands off in the distance as Little Rock, Arkansas Mayor, Woodrow Wilson Mann, gives a mostly all-white group of reporters a sound bite. 
 
U.S. Army Military History Institute
Army Heritage and Education Center

    Mayor sends telegram requesting Federal troops

    An African American journalist stands off in the distance as Little Rock, Arkansas Mayor, Woodrow Wilson Mann, gives a mostly all-white group of reporters a sound bite. U.S. Army Military History Institute Army Heritage and Education Center

  • William Kuhn, commander 327 Airborne Battle Group, commander of the 101st Airborne Division troops deployed to Little Rock., walks with Little Rock Mayer, Woodrow Wilson Mann likely discussing security details surrounding the Little Rock 9.  

U.S. Army Military History Institute
Army Heritage and Education Center

    An Army update

    William Kuhn, commander 327 Airborne Battle Group, commander of the 101st Airborne Division troops deployed to Little Rock., walks with Little Rock Mayer, Woodrow Wilson Mann likely discussing security details surrounding the Little Rock 9. U.S...

  • 101st Airborne Soldiers march in formation down a road in Little Rock, Arkansas.  President Eisenhower's Executive Order had been activated as the "Screaming Eagles" brought order to the chaiotic and increasingly violent mob protesting integration.

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

    101st Airborne answer the call

    101st Airborne Soldiers march in formation down a road in Little Rock, Arkansas. President Eisenhower's Executive Order had been activated as the "Screaming Eagles" brought order to the chaiotic and increasingly violent mob protesting...

  • Soldiers keep watch over the students crowded on the steps of Little Rock Central High School.  

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

    Keeping watch

    Soldiers keep watch over the students crowded on the steps of Little Rock Central High School. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

  • The map is a lay out of the area defense that shows the distribution of 101st troops to provide security to the Little Rock Nine and Central High School.   

Fort Campbell, Don F. Pratt Museum

    Aerial Operational Map

    The map is a lay out of the area defense that shows the distribution of 101st troops to provide security to the Little Rock Nine and Central High School. Fort Campbell, Don F. Pratt Museum

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