Subseries 2.4
Little Rock, Arkansas, 1957-1994
Boxes 24-26

This subseries contains the interviews used for the Little Rock episodes. Interviews of note include several members of the "Little Rock Nine," the nine African American students that desegregated Little Rock High School.

Arrangement Note

The tapes have been organized by format: cassettes or Digital Audio Tapes (DAT). Within each format, the tapes are arranged alphabetically.

Cassette tapes
Box Folder Content
24 1 Ashmore, Harry, Tape I, November 15, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. Release. [original: audio cassette]
24 2 Ashmore, Harry, Tape II, November 15, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. Release. [original: audio cassette]
24 3 Bates, Daisy, June 21, 1960, unknown interviewer. Origin: Daisy Bates papers, University of Arkansas. [Transcript available]. [original: audio cassette]
24 4 Bates, Daisy, Tape II, June 21, 1960, unknown interviewer. Origin: Daisy Bates papers, University of Arkansas. [Transcript available]. [original: audio cassette]
24 5 Bates, Daisy, Tape III, June 21, 1960, unknown interviewer. Origin: Daisy Bates papers, University of Arkansas. [Transcript available]. [original: audio cassette]
24 6 Bates, Daisy, Tape III, December 6, 1962, unknown interviewer, "The Reader's Almanac," WNYC. Origin: Daisy Bates papers, University of Arkansas. [Transcript available]. [original: audio cassette]
24 7 Bates, Daisy, Tape IV, unknown interviewer. Origin: Daisy Bates papers, University of Arkansas. [Transcript available]-labeled "Daisy Bates, no date, Interviewer: Unknown." [original: audio cassette]
24 8 Bates, Daisy, Tape 1, October 11, 1976, Elizabeth Jacoway, interviewer. Origin: Southern Historical Collection, UNC. [Transcript available]. [original: audio cassette]
24 9 Bates, Daisy, Tape 2, October 11, 1976, Elizabeth Jacoway, interviewer. Origin: Southern Oral Historical Collection, UNC. [Transcript available]. Tape begins on p. 51 of transcript. [original: audio cassette]
24 10 Branton, Wiley Austin, Tape A, January 16, 1969, James Mosby, interviewer. Origin: Ralph Bunche Oral History Collection, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center, Howard University. [Transcript available]. [original: audio cassette]
24 11 Branton, Wiley Austin, Tape B, January 16, 1969, James Mosby, interviewer. Origin: Ralph Bunche Oral History Collection, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center, Howard University. [Transcript available]. Tape begins on p. 16 of transcript. [original: audio cassette]
24 12 Branton, Wiley Austin, Tape C, January 16, 1969, James Mosby, interviewer. Origin: Ralph Bunche Oral History Collection, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center, Howard University. [Transcript available]. Tape begins on p. 31 of transcript. [original: audio cassette]
24 13 Branton, Wiley Austin, Tape D, January 16, 1969, James Mosby, interviewer. Origin: Ralph Bunche Oral History Collection, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center, Howard University. [Transcript available]. Tape begins on p. 47 of transcript. [original: audio cassette]
24 14 Branton, Wiley Austin, Tape E, January 16, 1969, James Mosby, interviewer. Origin: Ralph Bunche Oral History Collection, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center, Howard University. [Transcript available]. Tape begins on p. 62 of transcript. [original: audio cassette]
24 15 Brown, Bobby (end) and Les Holingsworth/Dr. Townsend (cont.) and Bob Douglas. [Tape has technical problems-recorded at too high of a speed.] [original: audio cassette]
24 16 Brown, Emmajean, no date, Worth Long, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. [original: audio cassette]
24 17 CBS [Columbia Broadcasting System], Little Rock, Listening Cassette, December 29, 1957. Origin: CBS. [original: audio cassette]
24 18 Coleman, Elijah, Tape 2, no date, Worth Long, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Tape begins on p. 15 of transcript. [original: audio cassette]
24 19 Coleman, Elijah, Tape 3, no date, Worth Long, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Tape begins on p. 31 of transcript. [original: audio cassette]
24 20 Douglas, Bob/Roy Reed. Bob Douglas, December 11, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Tape begins on p. 12 of transcript. Release. Roy Reed, December 12, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. [original: audio cassette]
24 21 Bob Douglas (cont.) and Sid McMath/Sid McMath and Evangeline Upshur. Bob Douglas, December 11, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Tape begins on p. 6 of transcript. Release. Sid McMath, December 16, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. Evangeline Upshur, December 17, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. [original: audio cassette]
24 22 Dunaway, [Edwin Eagle], Tape 1/Brownie Ledbetter, Tape 2. Edwin Eagle Dunaway, December 6, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. Brownie Ledbetter, December 5, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Tape begins on p. 19 of transcript. Release. [original: audio cassette]
24 23 Dunaway, [Edwin Eagle], Tape 2, December 6, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Tape begins on p. 9. Release. [original: audio cassette]
24 24 Griswold, Nat, and Margaret Shonerstedt Griswold, no date, Worth Long, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [original: audio cassette]
24 25 Hollingsworth, Les [Unknown Interview, not Les Hollingsworth]/Bobby Brown. Unknown interview, no date, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. Bobby Brown, December 10, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. Tape begins on p. 8 of transcript. [original: audio cassette]
24 26 House, Pat/Carrie Young (cont.). [Tape has technical problems-recorded at too high of a speed.] [original: audio cassette]
24 27 House, Pat (cont.) and Walter Clancy/Walter Clancy (cont.) and Jean Gordon. [Tape has technical problems-recorded at too high of a speed.] [original: audio cassette]
24 28 Howard, George/George Howard (cont.) and Carrie Young. [Tape has technical problems-recorded at too high of a speed.] [original: audio cassette]
24 29 Huckaby, Elizabeth/Jean Gordon (cont.). [Tape has technical problems-recorded at too high of a speed.] [original: audio cassette]
24 30 Huckaby, Elizabeth and Rev. [J.F.] Cooley/Rev. [J.F.] Cooley (cont.) [Tape has technical problems-recorded at too high of a speed.] [original: audio cassette]
24 31 James, Frank and Les Hollingsworth/Les Hollingsworth (cont.). Frank James, December 10, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. Les Hollingsworth, December 10, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. [original: audio cassette]
24 32 Johnson, Jim, Tape I, December 12, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. [original: audio cassette]
24 33 Johnson, Jim, Tape II and Grainger Williams/Williams (cont.) Jim Johnson, Tape II, December 12, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Tape begins on p. 15 of transcript. Release. E. Grainger Williams, December 13, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. [original: audio cassette]
24 34 King, George, "Little Rock People," [Names and short biographies of folks interviewed for the Little Rock episodes]. [original: audio cassette]
25 1 Ledbetter, Brownie, Tape I, December 5, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. [original: audio cassette]
25 2 Love, Howard, December 8, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Tape begins on p. 9 of transcript. Release. [original: audio cassette]
25 3 Love, Howard, December 8, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Tape begins on p. 11 of transcript. Release. [original: audio cassette]
25 4 Love, Howardand Sue Williams/Sue Williams and Frank James. Love, Howard, December 8, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Tape begins on p. 20 of transcript. Release. Sue Williams, December 8, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. Frank James, December 10, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. [original: audio cassette]
25 5 Love, Howard/Howard Love (cont.) and Sue Williams. [Tape has technical problems-recorded at too high of a speed.] [original: audio cassette]
25 6 McClinton [Williams], Joyce and [Wiley Austin] Branton and [William H.] Townsend, [Interview] II and Craig Rains/Craig Rains. Joyce McClinton Williams and [Mrs.] I.S. McClinton, February 21, 1994, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Tape begins on p. 25 of transcript. Wiley Branton, Jr., April 1, 1994, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. William H. Townsend, Interview II, January 29, 1994, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. Craig Rains, January 31, 1994, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. [original: audio cassette]
25 7 Parker, Sammie Dean, Tape 1. Origin: Daisy Bates papers, University of Arkansas. [original: audio cassette]
25 8 Parker, Sammie Dean, Tape 2. Origin: Daisy Bates papers, University of Arkansas. [original: audio cassette]
25 9 Radio show on the Little Rock Nine, Mrs. [Cortelyou] Walls. Origin: Daisy Bates papers, University of Arkansas. [original: audio cassette]
25 10 Samuels, Irene, December 6, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. [original: audio cassette]
25 11 Samuels, Irene, Tape II, December 6, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Tape begins on p. 21 of transcript. Release. [original: audio cassette]
25 12 Shackleford, Lottie, (cont.), December 8, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Tape begins on p. 13 of transcript. Release. [original: audio cassette]
25 13 Shackleford, Lottie (cont.) and Allen [Alvin L.] Terry/Allen [Alvin L.] Terry and Benita [Terry] Jones. Lottie Shackleford, December 8, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Tape begins on p. 15 of transcript. Release. Alvin L. Terry, December 18, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. Benita Terry Jones, December 18, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. No release-she withdrew her permission to use her interview in 1992. [original: audio cassette]
25 14 Sutton, Ozell, January 27, 1992, Worth Long, interviewer. Origin: SRC. Transcript available]. Release. [original: audio cassette]
25 15 Sutton, Ozell, Tape II and Sonny Walker/Sonny Walker. Ozell Sutton, September 1991, Worth Long, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. Sonny Walker, August 1991, Worth Long, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. [original: audio cassette]
25 16 Townsend, Dr. [William H.], December 12, 1991, George King, interviewer. [Transcript available]. Release. [original: audio cassette]
25 17 Upshur, Evangeline and Lottie Shackleford. [original: audio cassette]
25 18 Walker, John, no date, Worth Long, interviewer. Origin: SRC. Transcript available. [original: audio cassette]
25 19 Walker, John (end) and Elijah Coleman/Elijah Coleman. John Walker, no date, Worth Long, interviewer. Origin: SRC. Transcript available. Tape begins on p. 18 of transcript. Elijah Coleman, no date, Worth Long, interviewer. Origin: SRC. Transcript available. [original: audio cassette]
25 20 Williams, [Joyce McClinton] and [Edith W.] McClinton, February 21, 1994. [Transcript available]. Releases. Origin: SRC. [original: audio cassette]
25 21 Young, Carrie, December 10, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. [original: audio cassette]
25 22 Young, Carrie (cont.), December 10, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Tape begins on p. 28 of transcript. Release. [original: audio cassette]
Digital Audio Tapes (DAT) [original: DAT]
25 23 Ashmore, Harry, November 15, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. Release. [original: DAT]
25 24 Ashmore, Harry and Myles Horton, Epilogue, "Dawn's Early Light." Short excerpts from Myles Horton and Harry Ashmore's interviews. Origin: "Dawn's Early Light," Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Robert W. Woodruff Library, Emory University. [original: DAT]
25 25 Brown, Mrs., "Fall 1990." Emmajean Brooks Brown, no date, Worth Long, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. [original: DAT]
25 26 Clancy, Walter/Jean Gordon. Walter B. Clancy, December 16, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. Jean Gordon, December 16, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. [original: DAT]
25 27 Coleman, Elijah, Tape I, no date, Worth Long, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. [original: DAT]
25 28 Coleman, Elijah, Tape II, no date, Worth Long, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Tape begins on p. 18 of transcript. [original: DAT]
25 29 Cooley, J.F., December 18, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. [original: DAT]
25 30 Dunaway, Edwin Eagle, December 6, 1991. George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. [original: DAT]
25 31 Faubus, Orval, 2 Cuts, September 26, 1957. [Origin: Unknown] Orval Faubus speeches on September 26, 1957. "We are now in an occupied territory. Evidence of the naked force of the federal government is here apparent, in these, unsheathed bayonets in the backs of schoolgirls." Origin: Unknown. [original: DAT]
25 32 Faubus, Tape 1: "TV Panel"; "Bill Steinbach"; "What Is a Segregationist." Orval Faubus, T.V Panel, Texarkana, 1957. Amos Guthridge of Capital Citizens Council interviewed by Bill Steinbach of Westinghouse Broadcasting Co., concerning Little Rock Integration Crisis, 1958. "What Is a Segregationist?" Unknown Speaker, March 3, 1959. Origin: Orval Faubus papers, Special Collections, University of Arkansas Library. [original: DAT]
25 33 Faubus, Tape 2: "Rally." Orval Faubus at North Little Rock Rally. Origin: Orval Faubus papers, Special Collections, University of Arkansas Library. [original: DAT]
25 34 Faubus, Tape 3: "Integration/Segregation," "Radio Jingle," "Invasion of Little Rock," "Y'all Come/Sugarfoot Rag." Integration, Segregation and Reconciliation, A.J. Wolford, August 5, 1959. Vote for Governor Faubus, Radio Jingle, 1964. Invasion of Little Rock, Professir Rolland, October 1, 1957. You All Come/Sugar Foot Rag, Charley Stewart, no date. Our Governor, Mrs. Ruby E. Terry, no date. We Like Faubus/Arkansas, My Arkansas, The Warners, no date. Orval Faubus Speech after Calling the National Guard Out, September 1957. Orval Faubus's New Year's Greeting, 1960. Origin: Orval Faubus papers, Special Collections, University of Arkansas Library. [original: DAT]
25 35 Faubus, Tape 4: "Integration- A Fraud," "Vivian Brewer on Paul Coates." "Integration-A Fraud," James H. Gray, Westminster Presbyterian Church, May 18, 1959. Vivian Brewer [of Little Rock Women's Committee] discusses 1957 integration crisis on Paul Coates program in Los Angeles, August 20, 1959. Origin: Orval Faubus papers, Special Collections, University of Arkansas Library. [original: DAT]
25 36 Hawkins, Jeffery, December 13, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. [original: DAT]
25 37 Hollingsworth, Les/Bobby Brown. Lester A. Hollingsworth, December 10, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. Bobby Brown, December 10, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. [original: DAT]
25 38 [Archie] House and [Henry] Woods. Excerpts from Archie F. House, August 17, 1971, John Luter, interviewer, and Henry Woods, December 8, 1972, T.H. Baker, interviewer. Origin: Columbia University. Transcripts available. [original: DAT]
25 39 House, Pat, December 10, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. [original: DAT]
25 40 Howard, George, Jr., December 13, 1991, George King, interviewer, Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. [original: DAT]
25 41 Huckaby, Elizabeth, December 16, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. [original: DAT]
26 1 Johnson, Jim, December 12, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin:SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. [original: DAT]
26 2 Johnson, Jim, Tape II/Granger Williams. Jim Johnson, December 12, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. E. Granger Williams, December 13, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. [original: DAT]
26 3 Ledbetter, Brownie, December 5, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. [original: DAT]
26 4 Love, Howard, December 8, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. [original: DAT]
26 5 McMath, Sid/Jean Gordon, Tape II/Dr. Upshur Sidney S. McMath, December 16, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. Jean Gordon, December 16, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. Tape begins on p. 17 of transcript. Evangeline Upshur, December 17, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. [original: DAT]
26 6 Reed, Roy, December 12, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. [original: DAT]
26 7 Samuel, Irene, December 6, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. [original: DAT]
26 8 Shackleford, Lottie, December 8, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. [original: DAT]
26 9 Sutton, Ozell, September 1991, Worth Long, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. [original: DAT]
26 10 Terry, [Alvin] Leroy/Mildred Terry/Benita Terry Jones. Alvin L. Terry December 18, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. Mildred Terry, December 18, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. Benita Terry Jones, December 18, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. She withdrew her permission to use the interview in 1992. [original: DAT]
26 11 Townsend, Dr./Bob Douglas. William H. Townsend, December 12, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. Robert Douglas, December 11, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. [original: DAT]
26 12 Townsend, Tape II/Craig Rains. William H. Townsend, December 12, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. Tape begins on p. 15 of transcript. Craig Rains, January 31, 1994, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. [original: DAT]
26 13 Walker, John, no date, Worth Long, interviewer. Origin: SRC. Transcript available. [original: DAT]
26 14 Walker, [William] "Sonny," August 1991, Worth Long, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. [original: DAT]
26 15 Warren, Earl, no date, unknown interviewer. Origin: unknown. [original: DAT]
26 16 Williams, Sue/Frank James. Sue Cowan Williams, December 9, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. Frank James, December 10, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. [original: DAT]
26 17 [Joyce] Williams/[I.S.] McLinton/[Wiley] Branton [Jr.] Joyce McClinton Williams, February 21, 1994, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. I.S. McClinton, February 21, 1994, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. Wiley Branton, Jr. April 1, 1994, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. [original: DAT]
26 18 Woods/House/Hays, "Tape 5." Excerpts from Columbia University interviews about Orval Faubus and the Little Rock Crisis. Henry Woods, December 8, 1972, T.H. Baker, interviewer. Origin: Columbia University. [Transcript available]. Archie F. House, August 17, 1971, John Luter, interviewer. Origin: Columbia University. [Transcript available]. Brook Hays, June 27, 1970, John Luter, interviewer. Origin: Columbia University, [Transcript available]. [original: DAT]
26 19 Young, Carrie (Himmelbaum), December 10, 1991, George King, interviewer. Origin: SRC. [Transcript available]. Release. [original: DAT]
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