About the Exhibit

This exhibit explores the legacy of the Little Rock Central High School Desegregation Crisis and shares this integral moment for the Civil Rights Movement to a virtual audience. This exhibit covers a comprehensive history of some key figures, events, and topics from the crisis. This exhibit grew from the UA Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture’s participation in the Central High Integration 60th Anniversary Committee.    

About CAHC

The UA Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture, located in the Arkansas Studies Institute, offers a collection of resources, including the Little Rock School Crisis Collection, Women’s Emergency Committee Collection, Hugh P. Patterson, Jr., Papers, and the Elizabeth Huckaby Papers. In total, CAHC’s collections comprise about 10,000 linear feet, 70,000+ images, and approximately 8,000 books.

Learn More

You can do research on Arkansas History at
Arkansas Studies Institute:

401 President Clinton Avenue
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201

Research Room Hours
Monday – Saturday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Closed Sunday