Faubus, Orval Eugene, 1910-1994

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34th governor of Arkansas. Faubus was born in the Ozark Mountain community of Greasy Creek; taught school in rural communities (1928...1939); worked as an itinerant farm laborer and lumberjack (1931...1935); briefly attended Commonweath College, the radical labor school at Mena (Polk County) Arkansas (1935); was elected to two terms as Madison County Circuit Clerk and Recorder; served in the U.S. Army as an enlisted man and subsequently as a commissioned officer in Europe (1942-1946); was Huntsville, Ark. postmaster (1946-47, 1953-54); edited and published the weekly Madison County Record newspaper (1947-1967); was a member of the Arkansas Highway Commission (1949-1951) and Director of Highways (1952-1953); was elected to six consecutive terms (1955-1967) as Governor of Arkansas, and attracted international attention for his controversial role in the Little Rock Central High School racial desegregation crisis (1957-1959); subsequently sought, unsuccessfully, election to the gubernatorial office again in 1970 and 1974; and who published accounts of his military experiences, In This Faraway

From the description of Orval Eugene Faubus papers, 1910-1978. (University of Arkansas - Fayetteville). WorldCat record id: 29192743

Governor of Arkansas.

From the description of Reminiscences of Orval Eugene Faubus : oral history, 1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122528478

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referencedIn Bane, Frank, 1893-. Papers of Frank Bane [manuscript] 1919 [1936-1966] 1971. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Arkansas Post, transfer of title from state to Interior Department, Gov. Faubus and Elbert Cox of National Park Service : Also Supts of 3 national park projects in Arkansas, June 23, 1964 [Crowd] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Arkansas Post, Dr. H.V. Glenn of Stuttgart placing wreath, May 3, 1963 [wreath beneath marker] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
creatorOf Faubus, Orval Eugene, 1910-1994. Orval Eugene Faubus papers, 1910-1978. University of Arkansas - Fayetteville, University Libraries
creatorOf Faubus, Orval Eugene, 1910-1994. Reminiscences of Orval Eugene Faubus : oral history, 1971. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Phillips-Van Heusen shirt plant opening, Des Arc, Ark., August 15, 1961 [Faubus with Gipson and Eddis] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Counts, I. Wilmer (Ira Wilmer), 1931-. Governor Faubus holds a press conference in Arkansas State Capitol [graphic] / Will Counts [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Arkansas Cement Corporation, Foreman, Ark., ground breaking for new plant, Governor Orval Faubus with school kids, November 30, [1957] [View 1] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. O.E. Faubus at Greasy Creek Boyhood home (wife Beth in tree fork), Fall 1973 [Faubus talks to unidentified man] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn William F. and Catherine D. Norrell : papers, 1932-1981. University of Arkansas - Fayetteville, University Libraries
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Phillips-Van Heusen shirt plant opening, Des Arc, Ark., August 15, 1961 [Phillips and Faubus] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Lucy, Thomas Elmore, b. 1872. Cora Pinkley Call papers addendum : papers, 1930-1966. University of Arkansas - Fayetteville, University Libraries
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Opening of Phillips-Van Heusen shirt plant at Augusta, January 17, 1963 [Faubus and others at ribbon cutting] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Chaffee Last Review June 12, 1965 [Faubus speaks, view 1] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn White River Watershed papers, 1955. Arkansas History Commission, Department of Archives and History
referencedIn George W. Pray Papers, 1844-1890 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Dwight D. Eisenhower Library Oral History Collection. 1962 - 1998. Oral History Transcripts. 1962 - 1998. Oral History Interview with Orval Faubus
referencedIn Dwight D. Eisenhower Library Oral History Collection. 1962 - 1998. Oral History Transcripts. 1962 - 1998. Oral History Interviews with Richard C. Butler
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Pea Ridge Battlefield National Park - transfer of title ceremonies, March 7, 1960, at Pea Ridge gymnasium [Faubus presents deed to Wirth] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Official opening of Jobs Corps Center, Ouachita National Forest, March 22, 1965 [Faubus, Freeman and Kunz talk after lunch] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Chaffee Last Review June 12, 1965 [Faubus riding in jeep with Jackson and Cummings] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. O.E. Faubus at Greasy Creek Boyhood home (wife Beth in tree fork), Fall 1973 [Elizabeth "Beth" Drake Thompson Westmoreland] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Arkansas Post, Dr. H.V. Glenn of Stuttgart placing wreath, May 3, 1963 [Glenn places wreath] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Arkansas History Commission. Elisa Ashley blows out candles on her birthday [graphic]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Faubus, Orval, with girls at opening of Phillips Van Heusen plant, Des Arc, Ark., August 15, 1961 [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Counts, I. Wilmer (Ira Wilmer), 1931-. Governor and Mrs. Faubus leave the Arkansas House of Representatives after address to Special Session [graphic] / Will Counts [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Photographs of Official Activities of President Dwight D. Eisenhower. 1953 - 1961. Arkansas Governor Orval E. Faubus Besieged by Newsmen following His Two Hour Conference with President Dwight D. Eisenhower at the Naval Base in Newport, Rhode Island
creatorOf Arkansas. Governor (1955-1967 : Faubus). Governor Orval E. Faubus papers, 1955-1967. Arkansas History Commission, Department of Archives and History
referencedIn General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Photographs of Official Activities of President Dwight D. Eisenhower. 1953 - 1961. Photograph of President Dwight D. Eisenhower, Arkansas Governor Orval E. Faubus and Arkansas Congressman Brooks Hays at the Naval Base in Newport, Rhode Island, following a Two Hour Conference on the Little Rock School Integration Controversy
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Opening of Norge Plant, Fort Smith, 1962 [Chairman Sayre at ribbon cutting ceremony] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Faubus, Elvin Carl, 1913-1983. Elvin and Ruby Faubus papers, 1944-1967. Arkansas History Commission, Department of Archives and History
creatorOf White, William, 1910-1995. Papers of William White [manuscript], 1875-1987. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Dresbach, Glenn Ward, 1889-1968. Glenn Ward Dresbach papers, 1907-1968. University of Arkansas - Fayetteville, University Libraries
referencedIn Women's Emergency Committee (Little Rock, Ark.). Women's Emergency Committee records, 1958-1963. Arkansas History Commission, Department of Archives and History
referencedIn Papers, 1912-1983 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Breaking ground for Seiberling, Batesville, Ark., October 25, 1960 [Faubus speaks] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Rogers, Jimmie N. Arkansas archives of public communication 1890-1996 (bulk 1974-1986). University of Arkansas - Fayetteville, University Libraries
referencedIn Harkey, Mary Leah Willson, 1889-1979. Willson-Harkey family collection, 1886-1979. Arkansas History Commission, Department of Archives and History
referencedIn Columbia University. Oral History Research Office. Little Rock desegregation crisis, 1957-1959: oral history interview transcripts, 1972-1973. University of Arkansas - Fayetteville, University Libraries
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Arkansas Post, Dr. H.V. Glenn of Stuttgart placing wreath, May 3, 1963 [Glenn at podium] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Russell, Richard B. (Richard Brevard), 1897-1971. Richard B. Russell Jr. political files, 1932-1971. Georgia Newspaper Project
referencedIn Obsitnik, Larry. Larry Obsitnik photo archives 1918-1984. University of Arkansas - Fayetteville, University Libraries
referencedIn Dwight D. Eisenhower Library Oral History Collection. 1962 - 1998. Oral History Transcripts. 1962 - 1998. Oral History Interview with Harold Engstrom
referencedIn Still Photograph Collection. 1962 - 2004. Photographs of the Staff Photographer. 1962 - 2006. Photograph of the Civil Rights Conference
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Chaffee Last Review June 12, 1965 [Faubus, McKeithen and Clinger talking with unidentified generals] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Orval Eugene Faubus, 1910-1994, papers addendum, 1928-1994 University of Arkansas - Fayetteville, University Libraries
creatorOf Kilpatrick, James Jackson, 1920-2010. James J. Kilpatrick papers [manuscript], 1925-1966 (bulk 1950-1966). University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Arkansas Post, transfer of title from state to Interior Department, Gov. Faubus and Elbert Cox of National Park Service : Also Supts of 3 national park projects in Arkansas, June 23, 1964 [Park superintendents] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Pea Ridge Battlefield National Park - transfer of title ceremonies, March 7, 1960, at Pea Ridge gymnasium [Faubus with Bohlinger] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Breaking ground for Seiberling, Batesville, Ark., October 25, 1960 [Row, Faubus, McClellan, Seiberling, Seiberling, Moseley and Snapp with shovels] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Signs, Faubus hometown, Huntsville, March 21, 1961 [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Gov. Faubus (right) and Hugh Park (left) at Fort Smith [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Blanche Hanks Elliott papers : papers, ca. 1911-1984 ... 1990. University of Arkansas - Fayetteville, University Libraries
referencedIn Counts, I. Wilmer (Ira Wilmer), 1931-. Governor Faubus and Virgil Blossom give a joint press conference [graphic] / Will Counts [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Arkansas Post transfer of state title to National Park Service, Gillett, Ark., June 23, 1964 [View 3] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Hays, Brooks. Oral memoirs of Lawrence Brooks Hays, 1975-1977. Southern Baptist Historical Library & Archives
creatorOf McClellan, John L. (John Little), 1896-1977. John L. McClellan Collection, 1922-1977. Ouachita Baptist University, Riley-Hickingbotham Library
referencedIn Dwight D. Eisenhower Library Oral History Collection. 1962 - 1998. Oral History Transcripts. 1962 - 1998. Oral History Interview with William Cooper, Jr.
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Chaffee Last Review June 12, 1965 [Faubus talking, view 2] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Arkansas Cement Corporation, Foreman, Ark., ground breaking for new plant, Governor Orval Faubus with school kids, November 30, [1957] [View 3] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
creatorOf Faubus, Orval Eugene, 1910-1994. Orval Eugene Faubus : commercials, 1974-1986. University of Oklahoma, Political Community Archives
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Arkansas Post transfer of state title to National Park Service, Gillett, Ark., June 23, 1964 [View 2] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Parks, Wilhelmina State Park, March 1960 [Faubus, right, with unidentified man] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. O.E. Faubus at Greasy Creek Boyhood home (wife Beth in tree fork), Fall 1973 [Faubus near barn] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Records, 1946-2000 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Opening of Norge Plant, Fort Smith, 1962 [Governor Faubus with unidentified man] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Margaret Bayne Price Papers, 1918-1969, 1947-1968 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Arkansas Cement Corporation, Foreman, Ark., ground breaking for new plant, Governor Orval Faubus with school kids, November 30, [1957][View 2] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
creatorOf McMath, Sid, 1912-. Sid McMath papers, 1880-1989. University of Arkansas - Fayetteville, University Libraries
referencedIn Sherman, Harold Morrow, 1898-1987. Harold M. Sherman Papers, 1907-1987. University of Central Arkansas, Torreyson Library
referencedIn Bates, Daisy. Papers, 1946-1966. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Dwight D. Eisenhower Library Oral History Collection. 1962 - 1998. Oral History Transcripts. 1962 - 1998. Oral History Interview with Vivion Brewer
referencedIn Herbert Brownell Jr. Additional Papers. 1897 - 1996. Photographs
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. O.E. Faubus at Greasy Creek Boyhood home (wife Beth in tree fork), Fall 1973 [Barn] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Cravens, John Park, 1899-1971. John Park Cravens collection, 1882-1962. Arkansas History Commission, Department of Archives and History
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Arkansas Post, transfer of title from state to Interior Department, Gov. Faubus and Elbert Cox of National Park Service : Also Supts of 3 national park projects in Arkansas, June 23, 1964 [Faubus and Cox] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Yardley, Richard Quincy, 1902-. Richard Yardley editorial cartoons [graphic], 1959-1961. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Arkansas Post, transfer of title from state to Interior Department, Gov. Faubus and Elbert Cox of National Park Service : Also Supts of 3 national park projects in Arkansas, June 23, 1964 [Speaker] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Arkansas Post transfer of state title to National Park Service, Gillett, Ark., June 23, 1964 [View 1] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Bill Graham Papers., 1947-1966. Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Ozark Frontier Trail Meeting, Hot Springs - Governors John Dalton, Missouri; John Anderson, Kansas; Henry Bellman, Oklahoma; and Orval Faubus, Arkansas, March 11, 1964 [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Official opening of Jobs Corps Center, Ouachita National Forest, March 22, 1965 [Faubus speaks] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Woods, Henry, 1918-2002. Henry Woods papers : correspondence, professional and personal papers, videotapes and photographs, ca. 1940s to 1990s. University of Arkansas - Fayetteville, University Libraries
referencedIn Cobb, Osro, 1904-. Papers / Osro Cobb. University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Ottenheimer Library
referencedIn United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation. Orval Eugene Faubus files, Federal Bureau of Investigation : investigative reports, 1954-1969. University of Arkansas - Fayetteville, University Libraries
referencedIn Dwight D. Eisenhower Library Oral History Collection. 1962 - 1998. Oral History Transcripts. 1962 - 1998. Oral History Interview with George C. Douthit
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associatedWith Arkansas. Governor (1955-1967 : Faubus) corporateBody
associatedWith Bane, Frank, 1893- person
associatedWith Bates, Daisy. person
associatedWith Central High School (Little Rock, Ark.) corporateBody
associatedWith Cobb, Osro, 1904- person
associatedWith Counts, I. Wilmer (Ira Wilmer), 1931- person
correspondedWith Cravens, John Park, 1899-1971. person
associatedWith Deane, Ernie. person
correspondedWith Dresbach, Glenn Ward, 1889-1968. person
associatedWith Fraenkel, Osmond Kessler, 1888- person
associatedWith Graham, Bill, 1920- person
correspondedWith Harvard Law School Forum corporateBody
associatedWith Hays, Brooks. person
associatedWith Kilpatrick, James Jackson, 1920-2010. person
associatedWith Luter, John, person
associatedWith McClellan, John L. (John Little), 1896-1977. person
associatedWith McMath, Sid, 1912- person
associatedWith Obsitnik, Larry. person
associatedWith Pray, George Washington, 1825-1890 person
associatedWith Price, Margaret Bayne, 1912-1968 person
associatedWith Russell, Richard B. (Richard Brevard), 1897-1971. person
associatedWith Sherman, Harold Morrow, 1898-1987. person
associatedWith University of Oklahoma. Political Commercial Archive. corporateBody
associatedWith White, William, 1910-1995. person
associatedWith Women's Emergency Committee (Little Rock, Ark.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Woods, Henry, 1918-2002. person
associatedWith Yardley, Richard Quincy, 1902- person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Arkansas--Little Rock
Arkansas--Little Rock
Arkansas
United States
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Governors--Interviews
Governor
Television advertising
Radio advertising
African Americans--Segregation
Advertising, political
School integration
Segregation in education
African Americans--Education
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Birth 1910-01-07

Death 1994-12-14

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