Contact Us

Please send your stories via email or postal service to:

Dr. Sondra Gordy
History Dept.
P. O. Box 4935
University of Central Arkansas
Conway, AR 72035
Phone: 501-450-5629

Sandra Hubbard
Morning Star Studio
1923 Woodland Avenue
Fayetteville, AR 72703
Phone: 501 519 1677

The Lost Year
In the documentary film The Lost Year, the recollections of students and teachers who lived through this tumultuous time are interspersed with narration explaining the history and politics of the year to bring this previously untold story to vivid life.
Sondra Gordy's Finding the Lost Year
Finding the Lost Year: What Happened When Little Rock Closed its Public Schools was published in 2009 and expands the topic of this website and the documentary film. Written by historian Dr Sondra Gordy, this oral history extensively details events from May 1958 through August 1959 through the perspective of displaced students and teachers.
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