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ASA and SARA Announce Genealogy 101 Workshop

October 01, 2018
The Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives and Arkansas State Archives will present "Tracing Your Arkansas Roots: Genealogy 101," a free workshop from 9:00a.m. through noon on Saturday, October 13th, at the WPA Gym at Historic Washington State Park.

September 28, 2018
Longtime Educator Joins the Black History Commission of ArkansasLITTLE ROCK — Longtime educator and social justice advocate Dr. Jesse Hargrove has been appointed to the Black History Commission of Arkansas. He replaces Dr. John Graves.“The commission is important because history, heritage and cultur
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September 28, 2018
Archives Month kicks off in OctoberGov. Asa Hutchinson has proclaimed October as Archives Month to spotlight the importance of preserving Arkansas’s past, and the Arkansas State Archives plans multiple events during the month.“October, Archives Month — that’s a great time to be an archivist,” said D
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September 28, 2018
ASA Branches to Host Research WorkshopsExperts teach genealogy research techniques as part of Archives MonthThe Arkansas State Archives will present two half-day genealogy workshops in October as part of celebrating Archives Month.The Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives (NEARA) will host a workshop
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September 28, 2018
Archival Manager Earns CertificationMeredith McFadden, archival manager for the Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives, recently passed the Academy of Certified Archivists exam, making her the only certified archivist on staff at a branch. The Academy of Certified Archivists, which is an independent,
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