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Title Work

Title No: 3555

Title: Little Rock mob demonstration

Medium: Moving Image

Original Medium: Film


13 Aug  1959 (Created)

13 Nov  1985 (Compiled)

Original Summary:
School building, crowd across street on sidewalk, police by on motorcycle, cops direct traffic, talk to kids. Capitol building. Picketers with U.S. flags and signs say "Race mixing is communism". Demonstration crowd of several hundred chanting "We want Faubus." Faubus at microphone, speaks. Another man exhorts the crowd to stand behind Faubus. People march chanting, "2,4,6,8 we don't want to integrate." Police with nightsticks put man in paddy wagon. Police train hoses on crowd, woman protects child.

Countries of Origin: U.S.A.

Duration: 3 min 34 sec 

Forms: Stock shot

Genres: News

Subjects: Demonstrations; Segregation in education; School integration--Arkansas--Little Rock; Public schools--Arkansas--Little Rock

Name As Subjects: Faubus, Orval Eugene

CompilerBlackside, Inc.
CreatorHearst Metrotone News, Inc.
Source of MaterialUCLA Film and Television Archive
Copyright ClaimantUCLA Film and Television Archive

Hearst Metrotone News collection housed at UCLA Film and Television Archive.

Items x2

3555-1Safety Film : Positive picture 
3555-2Safety Film : Sprocketed Magnetic Film 

Component Contents x1

13552-1-3555-7Safety Film : Positive track 

Contained By x2

Title NoTitle
13026Eyes on the prize [stock footage]
13552Not for public viewing