Daisy Bates Papers, 1946-1966

Contents List

Container Title
Mss 523
Series: General Correspondence
Box   1
Folder   1-7
1952-1958
Box   2
Folder   1-6
1959-1961
Box   3
Folder   1-2
1962-1966, undated
Series: Speeches and Statements of Daisy Bates
Box   3
Folder   3
Biographical data (compiled by Daisy Bates)
Box   3
Folder   4-8
Speeches and statements, 1957-1966, undated
Box   3
Folder   9
Fragments of speeches, undated
Box   4
Folder   1
Speeches and statements of others, 1957, 1959, undated
Box   4
Folder   2-3
Programs, 1952, 1957-1964
Series: Manuscripts and Drafts of The Long Shadow of Little Rock
Micro 801
Reel   1-3
Book drafts
Mss 523
Box   4
Folder   4
Book reviews and publicity, 1962-1963
Series: The Little Rock School Integration Crisis
Micro 801
Student files
“The Little Rock Nine”
Reel   6
Frame   1-36
Brown, Minnijean, 1957-1959
Reel   6
Frame   37-47
Eckford, Elizabeth, 1957-1959
Reel   6
Frame   48-52
Green, Ernest, 1957-1958
Reel   6
Frame   53-54
Mothershed, Thelma, 1958-1959
Reel   6
Frame   55-65
Patillo, Melba, 1957-1959
Reel   6
Frame   66-68
Ray, Gloria, 1957-1958
Reel   6
Frame   69-80
Roberts, Terrence, 1957-1958
Reel   6
Frame   81-264
Thomas, Jefferson, 1957-1960
Reel   6
Frame   265-277
Walls, Carlotta, 1957-1958
Reel   6
Frame   278-398
Incidents, general reports, and memos, 1957-1960
Reel   6
Frame   399-482
Scholarship fund and college expenses, 1960-1961
Little Rock Central High School
Reel   6
Student record cards, 1955-1958
Note: Numbered pages 1-95.
Reel   6
Student directories, 1957-1960
Reel   4-5
“The Crisis,” 1956-1963
Note: Numbered pages 1-243.
Mss 523
Box   4
Folder   5
“The Crisis,” 1957, retrospective views
Micro 801
Reel   5
Daisy Bates, news clippings, 1946, 1948, 1951-1952, 1954-1966
Note: Numbered pages 1-80.
Series: NAACP Records
Mss 523
Box   4
Folder   6
Address and phone directory (National NAACP)
Box   4
Folder   7-8
Administrative records (National NAACP), 1957-1962
Court cases
Box   6
Folder   1
Aaron et al. vs. Cooper et al., 1956-1958
Box   6
Folder   2
Bates vs. State of Arkansas; State Press Co., Inc. vs. Willett, M.D., 1946
Box   6
Folder   3
Bates vs. City of Little Rock; Williams vs. City of North Little Rock, 1959-1960
Box   6
Folder   4
State of Arkansas vs. NAACP; NAACP vs. Bennett; and Related Material, 1957-1958
Box   4
Folder   9
National proposal regarding segregation, 1961
Box   6
Folder   5
Speeches delivered at NAACP conferences (National NAACP), 1956-1961
Box   6
Folder   6
Statements, policies and other material (National NAACP), 1960
Box   4
Folder   10
Arkansas state conferences of branches, records, 1954-1965
Box   5
Folder   1
Arkansas attorney authorization forms and petitions, 1955
Box   5
Folder   2
Transcripts of phone conversations between Little Rock and New York, 1957-1958, 1959
Box   5
Folder   3
Transcript of tape recorded discussion between Clarence Laws and the “Little Rock Nine,” 1957
Micro 801
Reel   5
News clippings concerning the Arkansas State Conference of Branches, and Little Rock NAACP, 1952-1962
Note: Numbered pages 1-30.
Mss 523
Series: Reference and Subject Files
Box   5
Folder   4
Addresses and telephone numbers
Box   5
Folder   5
Arkansas Council on Human Relations, 1958-1959, 1966
Box   5
Folder   6
Arkansas Gazette and its editorial position in the Little Rock School Crisis, 1957
Box   5
Folder   7
Arkansas schools, reference data, 1950
Box   5
Folder   8
Arkansas segregation bills, 1956, 1958
Box   5
Folder   9
Arkansas State Press, 1956-1957, 1959
Box   5
Folder   10
Miscellaneous
Micro 801
Reel   5
Miscellaneous news clippings, 1956-1963
Note: Numbered pages 1-31.
Mss 523
Box   5
Folder   11
Ogden, Dunbar H., 1959-1960
Box   5
Folder   12
Report of the investigation of the bombing of the Walls' home,
Box   5
Folder   13
White and black opposition, 1954-1959
Audio 814A
Series: Tape Recordings
814A/1
General discussion of the Little Rock situation, undated
Scope and Content Note: General discussion of the Little Rock situation, government, segregation, Central High School, and the actions of officials; between an unidentified man and two unidentified women, perhaps taped in a restaurant or other public place. Sound is fuzzy in places, and there is background music throughout.
814A/1
American Veterans Committee awards presentation, 1958 January 26
Scope and Content Note: Also on Reel 1 are speeches and awards from the American Veterans Committee presentation of Americanism Awards to the “Little Rock Nine”, Little Rock. Tape ends just as awards are being presented.
814A/2
Telecast of Governor Faubus
Scope and Content Note: A political telecast of Governor Faubus, taped from television, discussing the Little Rock situation and other matters. Dates from the period of the Little Rock school board election.
814A/3-4
Castro speech, 26 September 1960
Scope and Content Note: Two tapes of the 26 September 1960 speech of Fidel Castro before the United Nations, in Spanish, with simultaneous English translation, taken from television or radio, and with background voices.
814A/4
Interview with Daisy Bates, 1957 or 1958
Scope and Content Note: Castro's speech ends and the remainder of the tape consists of an interview with Daisy Bates, sometime in 1957 or 1958, regarding the Little Rock crisis and the nine students. The interviewer's questions are difficult to hear, and part of the interview was recorded over part of the speech.
PH Mss 523
Series: Photographs
Daisy Bates
Box   1
Folder   1
Portraits and snapshots
Box   1
Folder   2
L.C. Bates and others
Box   1
Folder   3
Prominent politicians and civil rights leaders
Box   1
Folder   4-8
Speaking engagements, presentations, events, 1959, 1962-1963, undated
PH Mss 523 (3)
Oversize photograph
PH Mss 523
Box   1
Folder   9
L. C. Bates, 1959, 1962-1963, undated
Box   1
Folder   10
Bates house
Little Rock Nine students
Box   1
Folder   11
Melba Patillo [Beals]
Box   1
Folder   12
Minnijean Brown
Box   1
Folder   13
Elizabeth Eckford
Box   1
Folder   14
Thelma Mothershed
Box   1
Folder   15
Gloria Ray
Box   1
Folder   16
Terrance Roberts
Box   1
Folder   17
Jefferson Thomas
Box   1
Folder   18
Carlotta Walls
Box   1
Folder   19
Group photographs
Box   1
Folder   20
Central High School integration attempts/aftermath
Box   1
Folder   21-23
Life magazine photographs
PH Mss 523 (3)
Oversize photographs
PH Mss 523
Box   1
Folder   24
National Council of Negro Women, 1951-1953
Box   1
Folder   25
Identified people
Box   1
Folder   26
Unidentified people