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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.

Wednesday’s Wonderful Collection - Arkansas Historic Preservation Program collection: Pleasant Valley Subdivision, MS.000766

May 02, 2018
The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program was created by the Arkansas General Assembly in 1969. The AHPP’s mission is to fulfill the objectives of the National Historic Preservation Act through the identification, preservation, and protection of the cultural heritage of the State of Arkansas. The A
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ASA launches new online exhibit

April 26, 2018
The Arkansas State Archives has launched a new exhibit chronicling Arkansas’s participation in World War I on Google Arts & Culture! The exhibit, “Arkansas in the Great War,” has three parts: “Mobilizing the State for War,” “The War at Home,” and “In the Trenches.” There are 174 items in the col
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Wednesday’s Wonderful Collection - Leo and Sylvia Wulfsohn papers, MS.000824

April 18, 2018
Leo Wulfsohn was born in 1895 to William and Dina Wulfsohn, (née Wurzburg) and grew up in the Chicago area. Wulfsohn graduated from John Marshall Law School in 1916 and served in World War I shortly after. He became active as a Freemason at Fortitude Lodge No. 1003 in the Wicker Park area of Chicago
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Women's History Month

April 11, 2018
Women’s History Month was an opportunity for us to celebrate and remember the contributions made by women in Arkansas history. Some of the more unique archival material we have pertaining to Arkansas women’s history can be found in the Arkansas State Council of Defense Records. The collection highli
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