Carlotta Walls LaNier was the youngest of the nine students to desegregate Little Rock Central High School in September, 1957. She wore this matching skirt and blouse to the first day of school, which was also the first day she was turned away.
This outfit was worn by Carlotta Walls LaNier during the "Little Rock Crisis" of 1957 at Little Rock Central High School. The outfit consists of a skirt and blouse in a matching alphabetical print of blue, teal, and white on a black background. The blouse fastens with small black buttons, has a pointed collar and short sleeves that tie into bows at the cuffs. The skirt is full and has several pleats at the waist.
Carlotta Walls' 10th grade report card from Little Rock High School. The report consists of a pre-printed form on a folded card. The form has been filled out in a combination of handwritten blue ink, handwritten graphite, and stamped black ink. The front of the card reads [ REPORT / of / Pupil's Progress ].
The diploma that Carlotta Walls received upon graduation from Little Rock Central High School. The diploma consists of black ink printed on white paper; [ Central High School ] is printed at the top along with an illustration of the school building.