Violence at Little Rock | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Violence at Little Rock

Violence at Little Rock | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Violence against African American journalists covering the Little Rock integration story. Here the crowd moves in on Jimmy Hicks (center, wearing a hat), the managing editor of the <i>New York Amsterdam News</i>. The photographer is Earl Davy of the <i>Arkansas State Press</i>. A few minutes later both men were beaten and Davy's camera smashed. Hicks was slugged from behind moments after the photograph was taken.
DESCRIPTION
Violence against African American journalists covering the Little Rock integration story. Here the crowd moves in on Jimmy Hicks (center, wearing a hat), the managing editor of the New York Amsterdam News. The photographer is Earl Davy of the Arkansas State Press. A few minutes later both men were beaten and Davy's camera smashed. Hicks was slugged from behind moments after the photograph was taken.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:52732
Creation Date: September 28 1957
Creator Name:New York Front
City:Little Rock
County:
State:Arkansas
Collection Name:Bates, Daisy : Papers, 1946-1966
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH Mss 523.20
Original Dimensions:9 x 5.75 inches
SUBJECTS
Hats
African Americans
Men
Civil rights
Race relations
Violence
Cameras
Photographers
Reporters and reporting
Clothing and dress
Suits (Clothing)
Outdoor photography
Cities and towns
Sidewalks

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