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Little Rock Central High School Desegregation 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Financial Services.

Little Rock Central High School Desegregation 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act

report (to accompany H.R. 358) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office)

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Financial Services.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Central High School (Little Rock, Ark.),
  • School integration -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Commemorative coins -- Law and legislation -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesRept. / 109th Congress, 1st session, House of Representatives -- 109-134
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. <1 > ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14549094M
    OCLC/WorldCa61199433

      I t was late September , and students at Little Rock Central High School in Arkansas had been in class for three weeks. Everyone, that is, but year-old Carlotta Walls and eight other Author: Lina Mai. Members of Central’s Class of also were in attendance, cheering the Little Rock Nine for their bravery and strength. Central High School Principal Nancy Rousseau and local businessman Virgil Miller served as co-chairs of the 50th anniversary committee, which planned a whirlwind of events in addition to the 50th anniversary ceremony.

    The Little Rock Central High School Desegregation Silver Dollar was part of the commemorative coin series to be issued by the US Mint in It marked the 50th anniversary of the desegregation of Little Rock Central High School in Arkansas. These coins were authorized through the passage of the 'Little Rock Commemorative Coin Act ' (Public Law ).Price: $ On September 25th, , The Little Rock Nine under escort of Federal Troops finished their first full day of classes, after two unsuccessful attempts to enter Little Rock Central High School. Celebrated as the Desegregation of Little Rock Central High School, The National Park Service has a series of events planned to commemorate the 60th.

    Little Rock Central High School Desegregation Silver Dollar Proof This commemorative celebrates a great triumph in civil rights, and would be a great addition to any collection. Issued in on the 50th anniversary of the desegregation.   Little Rock Nine Commemorative 6/1/ — Three factors make or break a commemorative coin — subject matter, design, and rarity. Sadly, the Little Rock Nine commemorative drops the ball in all three areas, as Jay Turner demonstrates. View full article >.


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Little Rock Central High School Desegregation 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Financial Services. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Secretary of the Treasury is authorized to mint up tosilver dollars in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the desegregation events at Little Rock Central High School, in Little Rock, Arkansas during the school year.

public law –—dec. 22, little rock central high school desegregation 50th anniversary commemorative coin act verdate dec jkt po frm fmt sfmt e:\publaw\publ apps10 psn: publ Strength, courage, determination all were shown by the African-American students who went to Little Rock Central High School in They were the first black students to attend the previously all-white school, and the task was not easy.

Congress had declared in that school segregation (separation of students by race) was unconstitutional. Authorized by the Little Rock Central High School Desegregation 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act (Public Law ), a maximum ofsilver dollars were allowed to be produced.

Those minted featured specifications typical of modern commemorative silver dollars, including a composition of 90% silver with a diameter of inches. Jun 9, S. (th). A bill to require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the desegregation of the Little Rock Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, and for other purposes.

Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. H.R. (th). To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the desegregation of the Little Rock Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, and for other purposes.

Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. This Act may be cited as the ``Little Rock Central High School Desegregation 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act''. SEC. FINDINGS. Congress finds the following: (1) Septembermarks the 50th anniversary of the desegregation of Little Rock Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas.

(2) InLittle Rock Central High was the. The Little Rock Nine were a group of nine black students who enrolled at formerly all-white Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, in September. Get this from a library. Little Rock Central High School Desegregation 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act: report (to accompany H.R.

) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Financial Services.].

Little Rock Central High School Desegregation 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act Pub.Dec. 22,Stat. (31 U.S.C. note) Pub. th Congress Rept. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 1st Session Part 1 ===== LITTLE ROCK CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL DESEGREGATION 50TH ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATIVE COIN ACT _____ J Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed _____ Mr.

Oxley, from the Committee on Financial Services, submitted the. The Little Rock Nine was a group of nine African American students enrolled in Little Rock Central High School in Their enrollment was followed by the Little Rock Crisis, in which the students were initially prevented from entering the racially segregated school by Orval Faubus, the Governor of then attended after the intervention of President Dwight D.

by: Racial segregation in public schools. US Little Rock Commemorative Coin and Medal Set The United States Mint certifies that this coin is a genuine Little Rock Central High School Desegregation Commemorative Uncirculated Silver Dollar, struck in accordance with legislation passed by Congress and signed by the President on Decemas Public Law The Little Rock Silver Dollar was issued to commemorative the 50th anniversary of the desegregation of Little Rock Central High School, an important event in the American Civil Rights movement.

The United States Mint began sales of the Little. In its Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that racial segregation in public education was a violation of the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution. As school districts across the South sought various ways to respond to the court’s ruling, Little Rock (Pulaski County) Central High School became a national and international symbol of.

Commemorative Coins U.S. Commemorative Coins – a celebration of American History While U.S. circulating coins are issued at face value for use in daily commerce, U.S. commemorative coins are issued at a premium above face value to honor anniversaries, special occasions, historical figures, important events and more.

Little Rock Central High School Desegregation silver dollar. Jump to navigation Jump to search. The Little Rock Central High School Desegregation silver dollar is a commemorative coin issued by the United States Mint in References. This coin-related article is a stub.

You can help Wikipedia by This coin-related article is a stub American Buffalo dollar, U.S. Capitol Visitor Center. The Little Rock Central High School Desegregation Silver Dollar was the second of two commemorative coin series to be issued by the US Mint in that. Shop P Commemorative Set Little Rock Central High School Desegregation Proof Silver Dollar $1 Mint State US Mint and more authentic and unique collectibles coins at Amazon's Collectible Coins Store.

Before schools opened in the fall ofFaubus closed all four of Little Rock’s public high schools rather than proceed with desegregation, but his efforts were short lived. In Decemberthe Supreme Court ruled that the school board must reopen the schools and. Members of the “Little Rock Nine” spoke on the 50th anniversary of when they, as teenagers, desegregated Little Rock Central High School under the guidance of Daisy Bates and the protection of.The new National Historic Site Visitor Center opened in September to mark the 50th anniversary of the school's desegregation and is one of the most-visited Little Rock landmarks.

It offers Little Rock Nine information through interactive exhibits commemorating the events and telling the Little Rock Nine story.

When Little Rock Central High. The coin’s obverse features a letterboxed vignette of nine teenage school children being escorted by a member of the st Airborne, sent to Little Rock by President Eisenhower to serve in a.