THE PEOPLE’S COLLEGE: LITTLE ROCK JUNIOR COLLEGE AND LITTLE ROCK UNIVERSITY, 1927-1969

THE PEOPLE’S COLLEGE: LITTLE ROCK JUNIOR COLLEGE AND LITTLE ROCK UNIVERSITY, 1927-1969

Description:
The People’s College presents the history of one of Little Rock’s premier institutions. The book shows how the school started as an extension of the local high school and eventually became a major university and includes a behind the scenes look at a national championship junior college football team, political intrigue at the state capital and stories of the hundreds of students whose lives were changed by the school.

Reviews:

“Lester does an admirable job of telling the reader the important events in the institution’s history . . .”

Arkansas Gazette

“The book shows the university’s rich foundation that people can acknowledge, celebrate and build upon.”

UALR Chancellor James H. Young