Elizabeth Eckford ignores the hostile screams and stares of fellow students on her first day of school. She was one of the nine negro students whose integration into Little Rock's Central High School was ordered by a Federal Court...More
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Portrait of Elizabeth Eckford in her home, Little Rock, Arkansas, March 6, 2011. Eckford was one of the Little Rock Nine who, after the landmark 'Brown vs the Board of Education' US Supreme court decision, were the first black students...More
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The 'Little Rock Nine' form a study group after being prevented from entering Little Rock's Central High School.
September 13, 1957 License
Elizabeth Eckford, one of the Little Rock Nine, is surrounded by journalists after she is prevented from entering Little Rock's Central High School by the Arkansas National Guard.
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Elizabeth Eckford is turned away from Central High School by members of the Arkansas National Guard, called out by Governor Orval Faubus supposedly to stop riots between blacks and whites. In actual fact, the National Guard simply...More
September 04, 1957 License
Lawyer Thurgood Marshall and civil rights activist Daisy Bates join several members of the 'Little Rock Nine', the first students to integrate Central High School.
August 22, 1958 License
Elizabeth Eckford poses for a portrait on September 13, 2007 in front of the main entrance of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. Threading her way though an angry mob as the Arkansas National Guard looked on, Eckford was the...More
September 13, 2007 License
US President Bill Clinton (R) hugs Elizabeth Eckford (L) during the presentation of the Congressional Gold Medal to the members of the Little Rock Nine 09 November, 1999, in the East Room of the White House. Eckford was the 15-year-old...More
November 09, 1999 License
American teenager Elizabeth Eckford (center bottom, in suglasses) is followed by a crowd as she walks to school, Little Rock, Arkansas, September 23, 1957. Eckford and eight others, known as the Little Rock Nine had attempted to enroll...More
September 23, 1957 License
The 'Little Rock Nine'. Reading from top left, Gloria Ray, Terrance Roberts, Melba Patillo, Elizabeth Eckford, Ernest Green, Minnijean Brown, Jefferson Thomas, Carlotta Walls and Thelma Mothershed, students who were barred from...More
September 24, 2007 License
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King Jr.
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