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Fables of Faubus

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Creator:Mingus, Charles, 1922-1979
Title:Fables of Faubus

Charles Mingus's handwritten trumpet score for his jazz composition "Fables of Faubus." Mingus wrote this song in response to Arkansas Governer Orval Faubus summoning the Arkanasas National Guard to prevent nine African American students from entering Little Rock Central High School.

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Types:Music | StillImage
Subjects:Faubus, Orval Eugene, 1910-1994 | Segregation in education--Arkansas--Little Rock | Discrimination in education--Arkansas--Little Rock | Race discrimination--Arkansas--Little Rock | Governors--Arkansas | African American composers | African Americans--Civil rights--History--20th century | Little Rock Public Schools (Little Rock, Ark.) | Arkansas. National Guard | Civil rights--United States | African Americans--Civil rights--Arkansas--Little Rock | Protest songs--United States | United States, 37.09024, -95.712891
Collection:With an Even Hand: Brown vs. Board at Fifty
Institution:Library of Congress
Contributors:Library of Congress
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Forms part of the "With an Even Hand": Brown v. Board at Fifty Collection, Library of Congress, Music Division, Washington, D.C.

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