Branton, Wiley Austin, 1923-
"Civil rights leader in Arkansas who helped desegregate the University of Arkansas School of Law and later filed suit against the Little Rock School Board in a case that went to the U.S. Supreme Court as Cooper v. Aaron. His work to end legal segregation and inequality in Arkansas and the nation was well known in his time."--"Wiley Austin Branton Sr. (1923–1988)," Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture. http://encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?search=1&entryID=1598 (accessed September 27, 2007).
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture (Richard C. Butler Center for Arkansas Studies)
- Series 2515 : Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Records Online, 1994-2006, Photographs (Mississippi Department of Archives and History)
- Southern school news (University of Georgia Libraries)
- Wisconsin Historical Images (Wisconsin Historical Society)