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First Day of Integration
A Memphis Press-Scimitar article from July 12, 1955, that contains images of the desegregation of the Hoxie schools.
Jul 12, 1955
Newspaper Clipping

Resolution Adopted Last Night by Foes of Integration at Hoxie
A resolution written by the Foes of Integration in Hoxie, Arkansas in regards to the decision made by the Hoxie School Board to
Aug 3, 1955

Memo to Roy Wilkins from Mildred Bond
A memo from Mildred L. Bond, NAACP Field Secretary to Roy Wilkins, Civil Rights activist and NAACP official. It is a report of
Aug 6, 1955

Letter to Hoxie parents from Thurgood Marshall
A letter written by Thurgood Marshall, Special Counsel to the NAACP, to all parents of Hoxie 21 children. It is addressed to Mr.
Aug 12, 1955

Hoxie Board Issues Challenge to Segregation Forces
An article from The Times Dispatch affirming that the Hoxie School Board would legally defend desegregation against segregation
Sep 8, 1955

FBI Joins Hoxie Integration Article
An article from an unknown newspaper about the FBI's involvement in the Hoxie, Arkansas schools integration. The article
Sep 13, 1955
Newspaper clipping

Letter to Hoxie Parents from K.E. Vance
A letter dated December 1, 1955, from Superintendent K. E. Vance to parents about an upcoming legal meeting with Hoxie School
Dec 1, 1955

Perfect Attendance Certificate
A certificate showing that Fayth Hill, one of the Hoxie 21, did not miss a day of school during the six week session ending May
May 25, 1956

Letter to Marshall Hill from Coach Saunches
A letter from Coach Ray Saunches advising Marshall Hill to find a school where his son, Wesley can excel athletically.
May 14, 1957

Documenting 'The First Stand'
A June 14, 2000, Commercial Appeal article (online version) about the making of the documentary film "The First Stand".
Jun 14, 2000

Citation to Hoxie 21
The citation dated June 19, 2003, issued to the Hoxie 21 by the State of Arkansas recognizing the courage of the families
Jun 19, 2003

Review of Hoxie: The First Stand
A June 26, 2003, review of "Hoxie: The First Stand" from the Commercial Appeal. (online version)
Jun 26, 2003
Newspaper clipping