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File:Little Rock integration protest.jpg


Description Little Rock, 1959. Rally at state capitol, protesting the integration of Central High School. Protesters carry US flags and signs reading "Race Mixing is Communism" and "Stop the Race Mixing March of the Anti-Christ".
Date 20 August 1959
Source Library of Congress, U.S. News & World Report Magazine Photograph Collection
US-LibraryOfCongress-BookLogo.svg This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under the digital ID ppmsca.03090.
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Author John T. Bledsoe
( Reusing this file)
Public domain This photograph is a work for hire created between 1952 and 1986 by one of the following staff photographers at U.S. News & World Report:
  • Warren K. Leffler (WKL)
  • Thomas J. O'Halloran (TOH)
  • Marion S. Trikosko (MST)
  • John Bledsoe (JTB)
  • Chick Harrity (CWH)

It is part of a collection donated to the Library of Congress. Per the deed of gift, U.S. News & World Report dedicated to the public all rights it held for the photographs in this collection upon its donation to the Library. Thus, there are no known restrictions on the usage of this photograph.

Photographs in this collection by any other author than those mentioned above might not be in the public domain. It cannot be determined if photographs created by non-staff were works for hire or not.

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Note: LoC summary says they are "protesting the admission of the Little Rock Nine". This photo is actually from 2 years after the original (1957) " Little Rock Nine" crisis. Protests and crisis over integration continued through 1959 - see

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