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Sue Cowan Williams lived with her father in this home at 1518 Cross Street while teaching at nearby Dunbar High School.

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Williams Library is the tenth library in the Central Arkansas Library System and was dedicated on March 22, 1997, in honor of Sue Cowan Williams. It was the most expensive building constructed to date in the library system and appropriately serves…

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Paul Lawrence Dunbar High School opened in 1929 and offered a comprehensive education for black students in Little Rock. Mrs. Sue Cowan Williams taught English here from 1935 to 1943, when she was abruptly fired. She resumed teaching here in 1952…

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Pamphlet from the Dunbar Class of 1979 reunion sponsored by the Dunbar Alumni Association, which honors teachers from Dunbar for the years 1929-1955.

Mt. Zion Baptist Church is affectionately known as the "The Mount." Mrs. Williams was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church and became the church’s first youth director. The church is still active in the Dunbar Community and website reads "It is our…

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Tribute to Mrs. Williams by Dunbar Alumni Association, found in the pamphlet for the class of 1979 reunion, "Tribute to our Beloved Teachers 1929-1955"

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The school newspaper was called The Bearcat, named for Dunbar High School's mascot. Mrs. Williams is listed as a faculty sponsor. Dunbar's mascot is now the bobcat and the school no longer has a school newspaper.

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Sue Cowan Williams at the annual National Association for the Advancement of Colored People affirmative (NAACP) action dinner in Little Rock (Pulaski County); 1980.

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Arkansas Baptist College (ABC) in Little Rock (Pulaski County) is a four-year historically black liberal arts institution accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and affiliated with the…

Faculty photo of Mrs. Susie Morris (later known as Sue Cowan Williams), while head of the English Department at Dunbar High School, prior to her dismissal due to her salary equalization law suit.

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