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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Orval Eugene Faubus
RLIN number: NXCP87-A67
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Eisenhower Administration Project
Description: Detailed history of the integration of Little Rock High School; integration of institutions of higher education in the South; National Guard; meeting with President Eisenhower in Newport; federal troops; Arkansas elections of 1958; attitude of the press toward Faubus and the school crisis. Impressions of Dwight Eisenhower, Virgil Blossom, Brooks Hays, Dale Alford.
Extent: Transcript: 135 leaves, Tape: 2 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: Faubus, Orval Eugene, 1910-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1910
Speaker occupation: Governor of Arkansas
Age at speaking: 61
Document date: 1971
Interviewer: Luter, John
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; Governors--United States; 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: Faubus, Orval Eugene, 1910-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018451-13894