Creator

Date Original

1950

Description

This is a black and white photograph of Mr. Hugh Simmons and the New Farmers of America (NFA) students at Okolona Colored High School (Simmons High School) in Okolona, circa 1950.

Biographical/Historical Note

Simmons High School was originally named Okolona Colored High School, but the name was changed to Simmons High School in 1969 because of school integration. The group's name, New Farmers of America, was changed to Future Farmers of America.

Physical Description

Photograph, 10.25" x 14"

Subjects

School principals; Schools; Segregation; School integration; Men; Organizations

Geographical Area

Okolona, Clark County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000358, Box 1, Folder 1, Item 1

Resource Type

Image

Collection

Simmons High School photograph, MS.000358

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Hugh Simmons and the New Farmers of America (NFA) Students, Simmons High School photograph, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

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Hugh Simmons and the New Farmers of America (NFA) Students

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