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Nevada Appeal at 150: Sept. 6, 1957: Racial tension as troops bar students

Walking through jeering crowds, Elizabeth Echford was prevented from entering Central High School, Little Rock, Ark. State troops were called out by Gov. Orval Faubus, in defiance of federal court order, to prevent African-American students from enrolling in the school.

This continues the Appeal’s review of news stories and headlines during its Sesquicentennial year.