Central High School

An empty hallway at Central High School in Little Rock (Pulaski County) during the Lost Year (1958-59), when Governor Orval Faubus ordered the city’s high schools closed rather than integrate them.

Two teachers walking down an empty school hallway with lockers and a water fountain

Photo by Thomas J. O'Holloran, courtesy of U.S. News & World Report magazine Photograph Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress