Additional Resources

The following is a list of additional resources to teach the 1957 desegregation crisis in Little Rock, Arkansas:

Choices in Little Rock curriculum by Facing History and Ourselves

Warrior's Dont Cry study guide by Facing History and Ourselves & Voices of Love and Freedom

Teaching Tolerance


Teaching with Historic Places, From Canterbury to Little Rock: The Struggle for Educational Equality for African Americans.

Teaching with Historic Places, New Kent School and the George W. Watkins School: From Freedom of Choice to Integration.

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

Perma-Bound (several resources for using Warriors Don't Cry)

Interview of Melba Pattillo

Rethinking Schools


Relevant YouTube Videos:

Little Rock Central: 50 Years Later Clip

Interview of Ernest Green

Operation Arkansas and the 101st

Other Civil Rights topics:

Freedom Riders

Instructional Strategies:

Curating an exhibit


Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

National Park Service
2120 W. Daisy Gatson Bates Drive

Little Rock, AR 72202


501.374.1957 is the main phone line for the front desk of the National Park Visitor Center at Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site. Please call this number if you have questions about scheduling a tour, special events or general questions about the history of the site or Historic Site visitation. If you are needing transcripts or have questions about enrollment or other matters pertaining to Little Rock School District attendance, please call 501.447.1400.

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