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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of William J. Smith
RLIN number: NXCP87-A148
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Eisenhower Administration Project
Description: Personal counsel to Governor Orival Faubus, 1957-1967; account of the school integration crisis, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1957-1958.
Extent: Transcript: 90 leaves, Tape: 3 reels
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1971 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Smith, William J., 1908-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1908
Speaker occupation: Lawyer
Age at speaking: 63
Document date: 1971
Interviewer: Luter, John
People discussed: Dwight D. Eisenhower; Eisenhower, Dwight D., 1890-1969; Eisenhower, Dwight David
Historical events discussed: Desegregation of Schools, Little Rock, AR, September 2-September 25, 1957; U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965
Locations discussed: Arkansas; Little Rock, AR; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African Americans--Education; African Americans--Segregation; Arkansas; Desegregation of Schools, Little Rock, AR, September 2-September 25, 1957; Dwight D. Eisenhower; Eisenhower, Dwight D., 1890-1969; Eisenhower, Dwight David; Lawyers; Little Rock, AR; North America; Oral history; U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965; United States; United States--Politics and government--1953-1961
Topics discussed - Other terms: Smith, William J., 1908-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017361-12804