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Arkansas History Commission to hold quarterly meeting Thursday, June 7th

May 17, 2018
The Arkansas History Commission will hold a quarterly meeting on Thurs., June 7, 2018, at 10 a.m., in the Arkansas State Archives conference room, located on the second floor of the Multi-agency Complex at One Capitol Mall, Little Rock, Arkansas. This meeting is open to the public.

Donations and Accessions

May 31, 2018
ASA:Haven of Rest Cemetery Commemorative Marker ProjectVail, Isaac G. Family collection Snodgrass, William A. scrapbook Freedman’s Bureau Arkansas Field Office Records final grant report, Ouachita Baptist University Library New Freedom Baptist Church programs, Malvern, Arkansas, 53 programsArkansas
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SARA Explores the Deep Roots of Local Family

May 30, 2018
The largest of Arkansas’s counties geographically, Union County was formed in 1829 from parts of Clark and Hempstead Counties. It originally encompassed what would later become Ouachita County, and the first county court was held at Ecore Fabre, now known as Camden. By 1843, El Dorado became the cou
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NEARA Welcomes Summer Intern

May 30, 2018
Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives (NEARA) is happy to announce that Erin Morgan will be the new summer intern! Morgan is a rising senior at Arkansas State University (ASU), majoring in history. Morgan previously worked at the ASU Museum. One of the projects that she’ll be working on is rehousing
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Archives Joins in Telling Story of Rohwer Reconstructed

May 30, 2018
For many, the period of Japanese American internment (1942-1945) during World War II is an event that is not closely associated with the Arkansas Delta, however southeast Arkansas was host to two internment camps: Rohwer and Jerome. In an effort to not lose the story of what occurred during this tim
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