50th Anniversary Commemoration Ceremony

By Sgt. 1st Class N. Maxfield, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public AffairsSeptember 25, 2007

Sgt. Michael Tracy from 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), escorts Little Rock Nine member, Elizabeth Eckford, to the newly dedicated Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site Visitor Center after the dedication ceremony, Sept. 24, 2007.
1 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. Michael Tracy from 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), escorts Little Rock Nine member, Elizabeth Eckford, to the newly dedicated Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site Visitor Center after the dedication ceremony, Sept. 24, 2007. (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class N. Maxfield, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), take part in the Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site Visitor Center Dedication Ceremony, Sept. 24, 2007. The 101st Soldiers were invited to take part in the event because 11,500 Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division were called in to Little Rock to help the Little Rock Nine enter Central High School, Sept. 25, 1957.
2 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), take part in the Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site Visitor Center Dedication Ceremony, Sept. 24, 2007. The 101st Soldiers were invited to take part in the event because 11,500 Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division were called in to Little Rock to help the Little Rock Nine enter Central High School, Sept. 25, 1957. (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class N. Maxfield, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Spc. James Johnson, from the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), escorts Little Rock Nine member, Thelma Mothershed Wair, to the newly dedicated Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site Visitor Center after the dedication ceremony, Sept. 24, 2007.
3 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Spc. James Johnson, from the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), escorts Little Rock Nine member, Thelma Mothershed Wair, to the newly dedicated Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site Visitor Center after the dedication ceremony, Sept. 24, 2007. (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class N. Maxfield, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
The Little Rock Nine, Carlotta Walls LaNier, Ernest Green, Gloria Ray Karlmark, Dr. Terrence Roberts, Elizabeth Eckford, Minnijean Brown Trickey, Jefferson Thomas, Thelma Mothershed Wair and Melba Pattillo Beals, cut the ribbon to officially dedicate the Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site Visitor Center, Sept. 24, 2007.
4 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The Little Rock Nine, Carlotta Walls LaNier, Ernest Green, Gloria Ray Karlmark, Dr. Terrence Roberts, Elizabeth Eckford, Minnijean Brown Trickey, Jefferson Thomas, Thelma Mothershed Wair and Melba Pattillo Beals, cut the ribbon to officially dedicate the Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site Visitor Center, Sept. 24, 2007. (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class N. Maxfield, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Four members of the Little Rock Nine, Carlotta Walls LaNier, Ernest Green, Gloria Ray Karlmark and Dr. Terrence Roberts, are accompanied by honor escorts from the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Sgt. Brandi Wyatt, Pvt. Antonio coley, Pvt. Michael Roach and Sgt. Kimberly Smith. The Little Rock Nine and the 101st Soldiers took part in the Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site Visitor Center Dedication Ceremony, Sept. 24, 2007.
5 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Four members of the Little Rock Nine, Carlotta Walls LaNier, Ernest Green, Gloria Ray Karlmark and Dr. Terrence Roberts, are accompanied by honor escorts from the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Sgt. Brandi Wyatt, Pvt. Antonio coley, Pvt. Michael Roach and Sgt. Kimberly Smith. The Little Rock Nine and the 101st Soldiers took part in the Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site Visitor Center Dedication Ceremony, Sept. 24, 2007. (Photo Credit: ASgt. 1st Class N. Maxfield, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairsuthor) VIEW ORIGINAL