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Title Work

Title No: 3643

Title: Melba Pattillo

Medium: Moving Image

Original Medium: Film


27 Sep  1957 (Created)

7 Nov  1985 (Compiled)

Original Summary:
High school student Melba Pattillo gets ready for school in the morning. Shots of her in front of a mirror, arranging herself, picking up books, and going to kitchen for breakfast with mother and brother. Having finished, she leaves the table. Footage outside of house, with soldiers waiting for her in the background. She states that she feels good about the integration of Central High School and getting to attend classes there, but is very nervous about it, and that Central HS is closer to her home and offers more courses than she'd been previously offered at her former High School.

Countries of Origin: U.S.A.

Duration: 1 min 16 sec 

Forms: Stock shot


Subjects: School integration--Arkansas--Little Rock; Little Rock (Ark.)--Race relations

Name As Subjects: Beals, Melba; Central High School; Pattillo, Melba

Source of MaterialBBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.
Copyright ClaimantBBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.
CompilerBlackside, Inc.
CreatorCBS News
IntervieweePattillo, Melba

Items x2

3643-1Safety Film : Positive picture 
3643-2Safety Film : Sprocketed Magnetic Film 

Contained By x1

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