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Little Rock Nine and friends at NAACP's 49th annual convention in Cleveland, left to right, standing: Terrence Roberts, Thelma Mothershed, Gloria Ray, Jefferson Thomas, Kivie Kaplan, Minnijean Brown, Ernest Green, Mrs. L.C. Bates, Dr. James E. Levy; seated, Carlotta Walls, Melba Patillo and Elizabeth Eckford.

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Little Rock Nine and friends at NAACP's 49th annual convention in Cleveland, left to right, standing: Terrence Roberts, Thelma Mothershed, Gloria Ray, Jefferson Thomas, Kivie Kaplan, Minnijean Brown, Ernest Green, Mrs. L.C. Bates, Dr. James E. Levy; seated, Carlotta Walls, Melba Patillo and Elizabeth Eckford.
Collection

Organizations

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1958-07
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Organizations
Topics
Award presentations
School integration -- Arkansas -- Little Rock
Bates, Daisy
Spingarn Medal
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Genres
Photographs
Physical Description
Extent: 21 x 26 cm.
Description
Left to right, standing: Terrence Roberts, Thelma Mothershed, Gloria Ray, Jefferson Thomas, Kivie Kaplan, Minnijean Brown, Ernest Green, Mrs. L.C. Bates, Dr. James E. Levy; seated, Carlotta Walls, Melba Patillo and Elizabeth Eckford. Spingarn Medal was awarded to the teenage students and to Mrs. Bates, their mentor, for their heroic role in breaking the color bar at Little Rock's Central High School. Mr. Japlan of Boston is co-chairman of the NAACP life membership committee. Dr. Levy is president of the Association's Cleveland branch, host to the convention.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG97-F8
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13049844
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8992ad60-c6c3-012f-6498-3c075448cc4b
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Item timeline of events

  • 1958: Created
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Little Rock Nine and friends at NAACP's 49th annual convention in Cleveland, left to right, standing: Terrence Roberts, Thelma Mothershed, Gloria Ray, Jefferson Thomas, Kivie Kaplan, Minnijean Brown, Ernest Green, Mrs. L.C. Bates, Dr. James E. Levy; seated, Carlotta Walls, Melba Patillo and Elizabeth Eckford." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1958. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8e0ab460-3606-4be6-e040-e00a18063fa6

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Little Rock Nine and friends at NAACP's 49th annual convention in Cleveland, left to right, standing: Terrence Roberts, Thelma Mothershed, Gloria Ray, Jefferson Thomas, Kivie Kaplan, Minnijean Brown, Ernest Green, Mrs. L.C. Bates, Dr. James E. Levy; seated, Carlotta Walls, Melba Patillo and Elizabeth Eckford." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8e0ab460-3606-4be6-e040-e00a18063fa6

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1958). Little Rock Nine and friends at NAACP's 49th annual convention in Cleveland, left to right, standing: Terrence Roberts, Thelma Mothershed, Gloria Ray, Jefferson Thomas, Kivie Kaplan, Minnijean Brown, Ernest Green, Mrs. L.C. Bates, Dr. James E. Levy; seated, Carlotta Walls, Melba Patillo and Elizabeth Eckford. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8e0ab460-3606-4be6-e040-e00a18063fa6

Wikipedia Citation

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Little Rock Nine and friends at NAACP's 49th annual convention in Cleveland, left to right, standing: Terrence Roberts, Thelma Mothershed, Gloria Ray, Jefferson Thomas, Kivie Kaplan, Minnijean Brown, Ernest Green, Mrs. L.C. Bates, Dr. James E. Levy; seated, Carlotta Walls, Melba Patillo and Elizabeth Eckford.