This black-and-white photograph depicts seven of the Little Rock Nine, from left to right, Melba Patillo, Carlotta Walls, Jefferson Tomas, Elizabeth Eckford, Thelma Mothershed, Terrence Roberts and Gloria Ray, meeting at the home of Daisy Bates, a local NAACP leader. The seven are gathered around a table with books.
A copy of a photo of Minnie Brown, Melba Pattillo, and Thelma Mothershed doing homework after a day of school at Little Rock Central High School with caption at top. A newspaper clipping of the photo and accompanying caption is glued to the back.
The caption reads, "CGX-160-Little Rock, Ark- INP Soundphoto-9/25/57- After a busy day at integrate dLittle Rock Central High School, three of the nine Negro students who were escorted to classes by Federal troops are shown doing their homework after returning home today. Let to right- Minnie Brown Melba Pattillo, and Thelma Mothershed. INP Staff photo by Maurice Johnson."