The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
David Appleby videotape collection on Hoxie, Arkansas
Repository: University of Memphis. Special Collections/Mississippi Valley Collection
Collection Description (CRHP): This collection consists of approximately 100 videotapes used for the making of the documentary: Hoxie: The First Stand (2003) by David Appleby. Narrated by Julian Bond, it looked at the voluntary desegregation of Hoxie, Arkansas, a rural community, in 1955. The videotapes include interviews as well as photographs (stills) and news footage. Those interviewed included black students who were part of the first class that integrated as well as former Arkansas Governor Dale Bumpers, historian David Chappell, and NAACP Legal Defense Fund attorney Jack Greenberg.
Access Copy Note: The footage is for viewing only, reproduction and use by agreement with subjects or copyright holders only.
Digital Status: No
Extent: 2 boxes (approx. 100 videotapes in beta format)
Related Archival Items: The Crossroads to Freedom Project of Rhodes College has information, including interviews, on school desegregation in Hoxie.
Interviewees: Dale Bumpers, David Chappell, Jack Greenberg
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
African American students--Arkansas
African Americans--Civil rights--Arkansas
Arkansas--Politics and government
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
Civil rights movements--Arkansas
Civil rights movements--Press coverage
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund