Words That Matter–Voices of Civil Rights: The 1st Day at Central High (September 4th, 1957)

This audio walking tour follows the footsteps and narrates eyewitness accounts of the Little Rock Nine’s ill-fated first attempt to attend classes during the historic desegregation crisis. Researched, scripted, and recorded by students in the Central High Memory Project.

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Creator: Central High School (Little Rock, Ark.). Civil Rights Memory Project

Time Period: World War II Through the Civil Rights Era 1941-1967

Location: Pulaski County