Photograph by
Johnson, Maurice, American, 1919 - 2005
Published by
International News Photos, Inc., American, 1911 - 1958
Subject of
Brown-Trickey, Minnijean, American, born 1941
Patillo Beals, Melba, American, born 1941
Mothershed-Wair, Thelma, American, born 1940
Little Rock Central High School, American, founded 1927
September 25, 1957
toner on paper, ink on newsprint
H x W: 8 x 10 1/8 in. (20.3 x 25.7 cm)
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."
Place depicted
Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, United States, North and Central America
Media Arts-Photography
photomechanical prints
Civil rights
U.S. History, 1953-1961
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Elmer J. Whiting, III
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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