World War II through the Faubus Era, 1941 through 1967

World War II through the Faubus Era, 1941 through 1967

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Creator:Johnson, Ben
Title:World War II through the Faubus Era, 1941 through 1967
Date:1941-1967
Description:

Overview entry of the time period World War II through the Faubus Era, 1941 through 1967, African-American servicemen returned to Arkansas as second-class citizens and began to challenge Southern racism and Jim Crow. This time period saw the build-up towards the Civil Rights Movement of the late 1960s, as 1957 brought the infamous desgregation crisis at Little Rock Central High School.

The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.

Types:Articles | Photographs | Paintings
Subjects:Arkansas--Politics and government--1951- | Arkansas--History | Little Rock (Ark.) | North Little Rock (Ark.) | Pulaski County (Ark.)
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Institution:Richard C. Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Contributors:Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture
Online Publisher:[Little Rock, Ark.] : The Central Arkansas Library System | 2006-04-04
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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=404