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Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives (SARA) to Celebrate 40th Anniversary

February 21, 2018
The Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives (SARA), a branch of the Arkansas State Archives (ASA), will celebrate its 40th anniversary on Saturday, March 3 at SARA, 201 AR-195, Washington. The event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday's Wonderful Collection - The Women's Emergency Committee Collection

March 14, 2018
The Women's Emergency Committee to Open Our Schools was formed in Little Rock in September 1958. It was established in response to the closing of Little Rock's four public high schools by Governor Orval Faubus. The organization was founded by a group of women led by Adolphine Fletcher Terry, a membe
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Wednesday’s Wonderful Collection - George Edward Fisher papers, MS.000834

March 07, 2018
George Edward Fisher was born in White County, Arkansas, on April 8, 1923, to Charles W. and Gladys Fisher. He attended Beebe College while serving in the Army Reserves, leaving the college for active duty in 1943. While on active duty, George Fisher took drawing classes at the Municipal College of
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February 2018 accessions for the State Archives

February 28, 2018
                                                             AccessionsASAMargaret Louise Sims Reichardt ScrapbookOxford American Southern Music&
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Wednesday's Wonderful Collection

February 28, 2018
Wednesday's Wonderful CollectionThe ASA has a number of online digitized material organized by topic. One of our best ones is called, "The World We Live In - A History of African Americans in Arkansas." The collection contains photographs, letters, and printed ephemera and it highlights the everyday
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