Byrd, Daniel Ellis, 1910-1984
Daniel Ellis Byrd, a native of Marvell, Arkansas, was a field secretary for the NAACP in New Orleans. He worked with African American attorney A. P. Tureaud on court cases leading to the integration of New Orleans schools. He also served as president and organizer of the NAACP State Conference of Branches from 1939 to 1948.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture (Richard C. Butler Center for Arkansas Studies)
- James W. Silver Collection (John Davis Williams Library (University of Mississippi))