Citations with the tag: ARKANSAS -- History
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- Looking back.
// National Provisioner; Jan98, Vol. 212 Issue 1, p14
Presents information on a history of events dating from the 1890s. Selection of property by the Arkansas World's Fair Board on April 2nd, 1892; Increase in domestic meat production, sited by the National Live Stock and Meat Board; Description of injuries sustained, following an incident on...
// American Visions; Jun90, Vol. 5 Issue 3, Special Travel Issue p86
Visits the state of Arkansas, a place of warring emotions in Civil War battles and Little Rock today. Central High School in Little Rock, the site of violent desegregation; Prosperous black businessmen; Black historic sites and houses of worship.
- Book notes.
Billingsley, Carolyn Earle // Journal of Southern History; May99, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p456
Reviews the book `Arkansas History: An Annotated Bibliography,' by Michael B. Dougan, Tom W. Dillard, and Timothy G. Nutt.
- Arkansas History, 2006: A Selected Bibliography.
Billingsley, Carolyn Earle // Arkansas Historical Quarterly; Winter2007, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p468
A list of articles related to Arkansas history that were published in several journals is presented including "The Bookmaker's Daughter: A Memory Unbound," by Shirley Abbott, "Target Zero: A Life in Writing," by Eldridge Cleaver and "Johnny Cash: The Biography," by Michael Streissguth.
- Arkansas History, 2008: A Selected Bibliography.
Billingsley, Carolyn Earle // Arkansas Historical Quarterly; Winter2009, Vol. 68 Issue 4, p432
A bibliography on the subject of the history of Arkansas is presented which includes the books "Resistance to Public School Desegration: Little Rock, Arkansas and Beyond," by Frances Lisa Baer, "Innocent Blood: Essential Narratives of the Mountain Meadows Massacre," by Will Bagley and David L....
- Deep in the Delta.
Davidson, Carla // American Heritage; Feb/Mar96, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p22
Presents a historical evaluation of the Mississippi River town of Helena, Arkansas. Efforts of the town's citizens to capitalize on their history; Architectural reconstructions in the town; Repairs of landmarks; Sites of historical interest in Helena. INSET: To plan a trip..
- EDITOR'S NOTES.
Boyle, Susan // Arkansas Family Historian; Jun2011, Vol. 49 Issue 2, preceding p81
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various articles published within the issue on topics including the story of Lovett Lee in western Arkansas, the Arkansas Confederate pension application of William B. Watts in his later years, and the early settlers of Bradley and...
Carpenter, Allan; Provorse, Carl // World Almanac of the U.S.A.; 1996, p38
Focuses on the history, people, and geography of the state of Arkansas. Notable achievements in Arkansas; Important events in Arkansas history; Interesting facts; Famous natives of Arkansas; Climate and environment; Major cities and population; Educational system; Law enforcement, courts, and...
- The Legal Proceedings of the Arkansas Race Massacres of 1919 and the Evidence of the Plot to Kill Planters.
Stockley, Griffin J. // Arkansas Review: A Journal of Delta Studies; Aug2001, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p141
Examines the legal proceedings of the Arkansas Race Massacres of 1919 and assesses evidence on an allegation by whites of the period that there was a plot by blacks to kill white planters. Importance of the trials of black defendants in what was known as the Elaine affair in determining...
- News and Notices.
Stockley, Griffin J. // Arkansas Historical Quarterly; Autumn2005, Vol. 64 Issue 3, p347
Presents news and notices related to the history of Arkansas as of September 2005. Competition for outstanding journals and articles published in 2005; Information on the J. H. Atkinson Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Arkansas History.
- Arkansas History, 2010: A Selected Bibliography.
Razer, Bob // Arkansas Historical Quarterly; Winter2011, Vol. 70 Issue 4, p450
The article presents a bibliography on Arkansas' history which includes the books "Little Rock: Race and Resistance at Central High," by Karen Anderson, "The Die is Cast: Arkansas Goes to War, 1861," edited by Mark K. Christ, and "Nine Choices: Johnny Cash and American Culture," by Jonathan...
- EDITOR'S NOTE.
Razer, Bob // Arkansas Historical Quarterly; Summer2011, Vol. 70 Issue 2, p99
An editorial introduction to the Summer 2011 issue is presented, highlighting its special theme celebrating the sesquicentennial anniversary of the U.S. Civil War in Arkansas.
- Important Dates.
Heinrichs, Ann // Arkansas; 2003, p41
This is a chronological list of events from 10, 000 B.C. to 1993 related to history of Arkansas, that appears in the book "Arkansas."
- Arkansas History, 2011: A Selected Bibliography.
Heinrichs, Ann // Arkansas Historical Quarterly; Winter2012, Vol. 71 Issue 4, p424
A bibliography on the subject of Arkansas history is presented which includes the books "Fayetteville," by Charles Allison and Ellen Compton, "House of Cash: The Legacies of My Father, Johnny Cash," by John Carter Cash, and "Walmart in China," edited by Anita Chan.
- Makers of Arkansas History.
Heinrichs, Ann // Education; Dec1905, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p249
The article reviews the book "Makers of Arkansas History," by John Hugh Reynolds.
- An Arkansas History for Young People.
Williams, Fred C. // Journal of the West; Spring2005, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p113
Reviews the book "An Arkansas History for Young People," third ed., by T. Harri Baker and Jane Browning.
- Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.
None // Appalachian Journal; Spring/Summer2004, Vol. 31 Issue 3/4, p290
The article presents information on the book "The Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture." According to the Associated Press, the Encyclopedia was launched to counter decades of erroneous information and the negative image Arkansans have shouldered from generation to generation. An online...
- Rediscovering Davidsonville, Arkansas's First County Seat Town, 1815-1830.
CANDE, KATHLEEN H. // Arkansas Historical Quarterly; Winter2008, Vol. 67 Issue 4, p342
The article presents discussion of archaeological research and findings of Davidsonville, Arkansas. The results of the Arkansas Archaeological Survey under Samuel Smith in the early 1970s until 2004 are reviewed, noting its discovery of the location and community of the early town and county...
- Catering to Railroad Travelers in Early Texarkana.
ROWE, BEVERLY J.; JEANE, DAVID // Arkansas Historical Quarterly; Winter2008, Vol. 67 Issue 4, p375
The article describes the excavation findings of the earliest hotels in Texarkana, Arkansas under the Gateway Project of the Texas Archaeological Society, the Arkansas Archeological Society and Texarkana College. An overview is given of the early development of the railroad infrastructure of the...
- The Catholic Church in Arkansas and Desegregation, 1946-1988.
Newman, Mark // Arkansas Historical Quarterly; Autumn2007, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p293
The article focuses on the Catholics in Arkansas and the desegregation in 1946 to 1988. Said era was characterized by issues of racial segregation, demands from white and black Catholics and the concerns of the natives of Arkansas. The leadership of Bishop Albert L. Fletcher maintained a...
- News and Notices.
Newman, Mark // Arkansas Historical Quarterly; Autumn2008, Vol. 67 Issue 3, p322
The article offers news briefs related to the Arkansas Historical Association. The association's sixty-eighth annual conference on April 23-25, 2009 will center on the state's environment. The association announced the establishment of the Susannah DeBlack Award. It also sponsors an annual...
- The Jungles of Arkansas: A Personal History of the Wonder State (Book).
Dougan, Michael B. // Journal of Southern History; Aug91, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p485
Reviews the book 'The Jungles of Arkansas: A Personal History of the Wonder State,' by Bob Lancaster.
- From the Archives.
Simpson, Ethel C. // Arkansas Historical Quarterly; Summer2006, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p168
The article looks at recent developments at the Arkansas History Commission and State Archives (AHC). Wendy Richter was appointed state historian. It received a major grant from the Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council and another from the National Historical Publications and Records...
- News and Notices.
Simpson, Ethel C. // Arkansas Historical Quarterly; Summer2006, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p192
The article offers news briefs on issues and events related to the Arkansas Historical Association (AHA). Members of the AHA elected trustees during the annual business meeting of the association at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View on April 7, 2006. The AHA presented awards at its...
- Arkansas Listings in the National Register of Historic Places.
Cothren, Zackery A. // Arkansas Historical Quarterly; Autumn2005, Vol. 64 Issue 3, p317
Provides information on the National Register of Historic Places-listed properties in Arkansas as of September 2005. History of the Mosaic Templars of America; Establishment of the African American fraternal organization Knights and Daughters of Tabor; Restoration of the headquarters of the...
- Caging the Blind Tiger: Race, Class, and Family in the Battle for Prohibition in Small Town Arkansas.
Whayne, Jeanne M. // Arkansas Historical Quarterly; Spring2012, Vol. 71 Issue 1, p44
An essay is presented on Prohibition in early twentieth century Poinsett County, Arkansas, comparing the towns of Osceola and Marked Tree. It examines African American populations and comments on race relations. The author also considers the demographic factor of women's support for temperance....
- OBITUARY ABSTRACTS FROM THE TRI-COUNTY ADVOCATE, FORDYCE, DALLAS COUNTY, ARKANSAS 1926-1929, SURNAMES ABEL THROUGH GRAY.
Carter, William T. // Arkansas Family Historian; Jun2012, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p126
The article presents reprints of obituary abstracts which appeared from 1926 to 1929 in the from "Tri-County Advocate." The abstracts are available on microfilm at the Arkansas History Commission. The names of the deceased are arranged alphabetically by surnames Abel to Gray. Moreover, the names...
- Hill Folks: A History of Arkansas Ozarkers and Their Image (Book).
Dougan, Michael B. // Journal of Southern History; Aug2003, Vol. 69 Issue 3, p746
Reviews the book 'Hill Folks: A History of Arkansas Ozarkers and Their Image,' by Brooks Blevins.
- From the Archives.
SIMPSON, ETHEL C. // Arkansas Historical Quarterly; Summer2010, Vol. 69 Issue 2, p179
The article discusses the Carolyn Gray LeMaster Arkansas Jewish History Collection at the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies at the Arkansas Studies Institute. The collection contains files of stories of families, individuals, and historical information related to the overall Jewish community....
- News and Notices.
SIMPSON, ETHEL C. // Arkansas Historical Quarterly; Summer2010, Vol. 69 Issue 2, p196
The article presents news briefs related to the Arkansas Historical Association. The Charles O. Durnett Award has been established for articles on the history of Arkansas during the U.S. Civil War. Awards were presented at a banquet meeting of the Association to historians such as William L....
- On the Extreme Frontier: Crafting the Western Arkansas Boundary.
Everett, Derek R. // Arkansas Historical Quarterly; Spring2008, Vol. 67 Issue 1, p1
The article discusses the establishment of the Arkansas-Oklahoma boundary through a series of compromises through the 1800s, between the native Indians and American settlers. The struggle among diverse groups, which includes the Choctaws and the Cherokees, continued until its final alignment in...
- Arkansas History, 2009: A Selected Bibliography.
Everett, Derek R. // Arkansas Historical Quarterly; Winter2010, Vol. 69 Issue 4, p368
A bibliography on the subject of Arkansas history is presented which includes the book "Little Rock: Race and Resistance at Central High," by Karen Anderson, the article "The Arkansas Ghost Trial: The Connie Franklin Case and the Ozarks in the National Media," by Brooks Blevins, and the doctoral...
- A Trip Through Time.
Heinrichs, Ann // Arkansas; 2003, p13
The article focuses on the history of Arkansas. Many Native Americans once lived in Arkansas. The Dalton culture's Sloan Site is one of the oldest Native American cemeteries in North America. When white explorers arrived, the Osage, who had lived in Missouri, began hunting in Arkansas. They...
- News and Notices.
Heinrichs, Ann // Arkansas Historical Quarterly; Autumn2012, Vol. 71 Issue 3, p335
Several announcements from the Arkansas Historical Association (AHA) are presented, including information on a call for papers for the seventy-second annual conference in Helena-West Helena, Arkansas from April 11-13, 2013, the death of memoirist A. Cleveland Harrison, and the opening of the...
- Hill Folks (Book).
Etcheson, Nicole // American Historical Review; Feb2003, Vol. 108 Issue 1, p208
Reviews the non-fiction book 'Hill Folks: A History of Arkansas Ozarkers and Their Image,' by Brooks Blevins.
- News and Notices.
Etcheson, Nicole // Arkansas Historical Quarterly; Spring2007, Vol. 66 Issue 1, p88
The article offers an update related to the history of Arkansas as of March 2007. The Arkansas Historical Association's 66th annual conference will be conducted in Little Rock from April 26 to 28. A series of posters titled Amazing African Leaders of Arkansas has been made by the Special...
- TECHNOLOGY OF THE FIRST MODERN WAR.
Hinds, Joe // Civil War Times; Feb2006, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p67
This article reports that CSS Arkansas, a casemate ironclad ram, was still under construction at Memphis, Tennessee, when the city fell to Union forces in May 1862. Completed at Yazoo City, Mississippi, Arkansas earned a storied place in naval history for fighting its way through a Union fleet...
- Bandits, Bears, and Backaches: A Collection of Short Stories Based on Arkansas History.
Razer, Bob // Arkansas Libraries; Fall2005, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p26
Reviews the book "Bandits, Bears and Backaches: A Collection of Short Stories Based on Arkansas History," by Velma B. Branscum Woody.
- We Don't Intend to Have a Story: Integration in the Dollarway School District.
PICKHARDT, JOHN B. // Arkansas Historical Quarterly; Winter2009, Vol. 68 Issue 4, p357
The article focuses on the history of school integration in Arkansas. School desegregation and minimum compliance in regard to the Dollarway School District Number Two is examined. The author presents historical information about the Arkansas education system up to the 1950s. Discussed are the...
- A Confederate Encampment at Cross Hollow, Benton County.
HILLIARD, JERRY; EVANS, MIKE; PEBWORTH, JARED; CARLSON-DREXLER, CARL // Arkansas Historical Quarterly; Winter2008, Vol. 67 Issue 4, p359
The article presents the archaeological findings of a Civil War site in Cross Hollow, Benton County, Arkansas excavated by the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville Research Station, participating in the Arkansas Archaeological Survey. The significance of Cross Hollow and its findings are...
- Two Late Nineteenth-Century Cemeteries in Northwest Arkansas: A Study in Contrasts.
DAVIDSON, JAMES M.; MAINFORT JR., ROBERT C. // Arkansas Historical Quarterly; Winter2008, Vol. 67 Issue 4, p414
The article presents archaeological findings from the Becky Wright and Eddy Cemeteries, established in the late-19th century in Crawford County, Arkansas. An in-depth survey of the contents of the graves is given, particularly noting the differences in clothing and artifacts from the various...
- Arkansas History Flap Closing on Resolution.
DAVIDSON, JAMES M.; MAINFORT JR., ROBERT C. // Education Week; 8/15/2007, Vol. 26 Issue 45, p21
The article looks at guidelines for teaching Arkansas history in the state's public schools. According to Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe, the resolution containing the teaching guidelines will implemented for the 2007-2008 school year even though some historians fear the changes will bring a...
- An Arkansas soldier's rare account describes fighting at the Wilderness and the 'Lee to the rear' spectacle.
Krick, Robert K. // America's Civil War; May2004, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p64
The article focuses on a memoir written by Civil War veteran Private Samuel Henry Emerson, a soldier in the 3rd Arkansas Infantry. This Texas Brigade book proved to be more than simply rare and arcane, because the contents shed important light on some of the most dramatic moments of the American...
- Arkansas Debates Guidelines On Teaching State History.
Krick, Robert K. // Education Week; 8/1/2007, Vol. 26 Issue 44, p18
The article reports on the school curriculum scheduling of Arkansas history. In 2006, the state school board voted to combine Arkansas history with social studies for kindergarten through grade six students. Some historians believe that this approach is inadequate for understanding the heritage...
- President's Report to the Membership, 2006.
DeBlack, Thomas A. // Arkansas Historical Quarterly; Spring2006, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p58
Reports on the accomplishments of the Arkansas Historical Association in 2006. Addition of new members in the organization; Highlights of the annual conference at DeGray Lake State Park; Appointment of Wendy Ritcher as director of the Arkansas History Commission.
- The Eureka Springs Conference of the Arkansas Historical Association, 2008.
Nutt, Timothy G. // Arkansas Historical Quarterly; Autumn2008, Vol. 67 Issue 3, p288
Information on the 67th annual conference of the Arkansas Historical Association, held in Eureka Springs on March 27-29, 2008 is presented. The theme, "Arkansas: Land of Eccentricity," attracted a large crowd anxious to learn about the odd and unique aspects of the state's heritage. It was...
- News and Notices.
Nutt, Timothy G. // Arkansas Historical Quarterly; Winter2009, Vol. 68 Issue 4, p467
The article presents news briefs related to the history of Arkansas. The Arkansas Historical Association (AHA) will hold its 69th annual conference at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, Arkansas from April 15-17, 2010. The AHA has established a family membership category for 2010. The...
- Leaving the Land of Opportunity: Arkansas and the Great Migration.
Holley, Donald // Arkansas Historical Quarterly; Autumn2005, Vol. 64 Issue 3, p245
Discusses the role of the state of Arkansas in the Great Migration between 1930 and 1970. Ratio of farm population and agricultural resources at the height of the migration; Source of the population movement; Data on Arkansas population losses from 1930 to 1960.
- The Arkadelphia Conference of the Arkansas Historical Association, 2005.
Berry, Trey // Arkansas Historical Quarterly; Autumn2005, Vol. 64 Issue 3, p314
Provides information on the 64th annual conference of the Arkansas Historical Association held at DeGray Lake State Park Lodge and Convention Center from April 14 through 16, 2005. Sessions held during the conference; Conference speakers.
- News and Notices.
Berry, Trey // Arkansas Historical Quarterly; Winter2011, Vol. 70 Issue 4, p498
The article presents news briefs related to the Arkansas Historical Association (AHA). The AHA will hold its annual meeting in Fayetteville, Arkansas in April 2012. Historian Willard B. Gatewood, Jr. passed away on October 23, 2011. AHA vice president Timothy G. Nutt received the Distinguished...