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FYP-Poetry-Workshop
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Little Rock Central High School and the National Park Service held a poetry workshop asking students to find, explore, and connect with a National Park Site they had not been to. The students then wrote and recorded a 90 second piece of spoken word personifying the park's resources.
 
Elizabeth Eckford waits on a bus bench with her head in her hand as segregationist protestors surround her, yelling at her, September 4, 1957.
Elizabeth Eckford waits on a bus bench as segregationist protestors surround her, September 4, 1957.

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Oral History Interview Segments
Click here to view short video segments from the park's oral history collection

 
Inside the cafeteria at Little Rock Central High School.

Visit AETN's Touring a Time page to view a photo tour of Little Rock Central High
School.



 
U.S. Army troops roll into Little Rock at night, under a billboard reading "Who Will Build Arkansas if her own people will not?" September 1957.

Photo by Larry Obsitnik.  University of Arkansas Libraries.

Click here to view a great new website from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville's Special Collections Department. The site includes photographs and other primary sources that document the civil rights struggle in Arkansas.
 

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

National Park Service
2120 W. Daisy Gatson Bates Drive

Little Rock, AR 72202

Phone:

501.374.1957
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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