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ASA Announces "Tracing Your Arkansas Roots: This Land is Your Land" Symposium

April 12, 2018
The Arkansas State Archives, the Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives, and the Arkansas Genealogical Society will be hosting a genealogy symposium from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 5, 2018, at the 1914 Schoolhouse in Historic Washington State Park.

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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Women's History Digital Collection

April 11, 2018
One of the things we have been doing at the ASA over the last several years is putting together digital collections, a sort of online museum gallery, and presenting images, letters and other items that help to tell the story of Arkansas. One of our more popular digital collections is the Arkansas Wo
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Black History Commission News

April 11, 2018
The BHCA was very happy to learn that Evin Demirel, a past winner of the Curtis Sykes Memorial Grant,  is presenting on his grant-funded book, “African-American Athletes in Arkansas: Muhammad Ali’s Tour, Black Razorbacks, and Other Forgotten Stories” at April’s Pen to Podium.Often our readers w
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