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|Title:||Daisy Bates to Roy Wilkins on the treatment of the Little Rock Nine|
|Date:||1957 Dec. 17|
Typed letter, dated December 17, 1957, addressed to NAACP Executive Secretary Roy Wilkins from Daisy Bates. Bates reports that the nine African American students who enrolled in Little Rock Central High School, collectively known as the "Little Rock Nine," were suffering harassment and abuse from white students at the school. Bates discusses setting up a fund for bond money for the students, as Bates had information that the students were possibly going to be arrested for their actions.
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|Subjects:||Bates, Daisy | Wilkins, Roy, 1901-1981 | Discrimination in education--Law and legislation--United States | Segregation in education--United States | African Americans--Civil rights--History--20th century | African American students--Arkansas--Little Rock | African Americans--Social conditions | African Americans--Segregation | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | African American civil rights workers--Arkansas--Little Rock | School integration--Arkansas--Little Rock | Central High School (Little Rock, Ark.) | Intimidation--Arkansas--Little Rock | Little Rock (Ark.) | Pulaski County (Ark.)|
|Collection:||With an Even Hand: Brown vs. Board at Fifty|
|Institution:||Library of Congress|
|Contributors:||Library of Congress | "With an Even Hand": Brown v. Board at Fifty Collection (Library of Congress)|
|Online Publisher:||[Washington, D.C.] : Library of Congress|
Forms part of the "With an Even Hand": Brown v. Board at Fifty Collection, Library of Congress, Manuscripts Division, Washington, D.C.
Forms part of the "With an Even Hand": Brown v. Board at Fifty Collection.
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