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Arkansas State Archives to be Closed, Monday, May 28th, for Memorial Day

May 21, 2018
ASA's research room and Little Rock offices will be closed on Monday, May 28th, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. Both will resume normal business hours at 8:00am on Tuesday, May 29th.

Wednesday's Wonderful Collection - Terror at Black Falls movie memorabilia collection

May 23, 2018
Wednesday’s Wonderful Collection – Terror at Black Falls movie memorabilia collection, MS.000810Terror at Black Falls was a small-budget western movie filmed in Scotland, Arkansas, in 1959. House Peters, Jr. starred as the sheriff, who was one of the main characters. He also starred in many roles in
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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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