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Harry Scott Ashmore (1916-1998)

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Creator:Sawyer, Nathania
Title:Harry Scott Ashmore (1916-1998)

Biographical entry on Harry Scott Ashmore, the executive editor of the Arkansas Gazette who wrote a series of Pulitzer Prize-winning articles on the desgregation crisis at Little Rock Central High School in 1957. Includes photographs.

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Types:Articles | Black-and-white photographs
Subjects:Ashmore, Harry S. | Newspapers--Arkansas | Press--Arkansas | Reporters and reporting--Arkansas | School integration--Arkansas--Little Rock | Central High School (Little Rock, Ark.) | Clemson Agricultural College of South Carolina | School integration--Massive resistance movement--Arkansas--Little Rock | African Americans--Civil rights--Arkansas--Little Rock | Pulitzer Prizes | Awards--United States | Journalists--Arkansas--Biography | Little Rock (Ark.) | Pulaski County (Ark.)
Collection:Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture
Institution:Richard C. Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Contributors:Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture
Online Publisher:[Little Rock, Ark.] : The Central Arkansas Library System | 2006-04-25
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copyright Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture 2007

Persistent Link to Item:http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?search=1&entryID=1579