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Touring a time: Little Rock Central High School 1957 crisis

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Creator:AETN (Television station : Conway, Ark.)
Title:Touring a time: Little Rock Central High School 1957 crisis

Web site documenting events surrounding the 1957 Little Rock, Arkansas, Central High School integration crisis. The site includes a timeline of events from the Brown v. Board of Education United States Supreme Court decision in 1954 to the closing of public schools in Little Rock in 1958. It also includes virtual tours of the Little Rock Central High School building, the Central High School visitors center; a map of the Central High School historic district, and photo galleries of the school, a nearby commemorative garden, and a memorial on the grounds of the state capitol. The site links to National Park Service lesson plans about the school integration crisis.

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Types:Instructional materials | Timelines (chronologies) | Maps | Lesson plans | Photographs
Subjects:Brown, Oliver, 1918- --Trials, litigation, etc. | School integration--Arkansas--Little Rock | School integration--Massive resistance movement--Arkansas--Little Rock | Segregation in education--Arkansas--Little Rock | African Americans--Civil rights--Arkansas--Little Rock | African Americans--Education | Central High School (Little Rock, Ark.) | African American high school students--Arkansas--Little Rock | High school students--Arkansas--Little Rock | Students--Arkansas--Little Rock | Intervention (Federal government)--Arkansas--Little Rock | Federal-state controversies--Arkansas--Little Rock | Government, Resistance to--Southern States | African American civil rights workers--Arkansas--Little Rock | Civil rights workers--Arkansas--Little Rock | Topeka (Kan.). Board of Education--Trials, litigation, etc. | United States, Arkansas, Pulaski County, Little Rock, 34.7464809, -92.2895948
Institution:Arkansas Education Television Network
Contributors:AETN (Television station : Conway, Ark.) | United States. National Park Service
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Persistent Link to Item:http://www.ideas.aetn.org/productions/lrcentral