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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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

The First Stand Wins Peabody Award
An April 3, 2004, Commercial Appeal story about "Hoxie: The First Stand" winning a Peabody Award.
Apr 3, 2004
Newspaper clipping

Interview with Fayth Hill Washington
This is an interview with Ms. Fayth Hill Washington, who was a member of the Hoxie 21, a group of African-American students who
Nov 15, 2006
Digital Video

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