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Black History Commission of Arkansas to Hold Quarterly Meeting

October 13, 2017
The Black History Commission of Arkansas will hold a regular, quarterly meeting on Thurs., Nov. 2, 2017, at noon in the Arkansas State Archives conference room, located on the 2nd floor of the Multi-Agency Complex building at One Capitol Mall, Little Rock, Arkansas. This meeting is open to the public.

Wednesday's Wonderful Collection - Arkansas Political Memorabilia collection, SMC.0171.0002

October 18, 2017
Sheffield Nelson was the chairman of the Arkansas Republican Party from 1990-1992; during Governor Mike Huckabee’s tenure, Nelson was a member of the United States Commission on Civil Rights and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. Nelson challenged William Clinton for the governor’s seat in 
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Black History Commission of Arkansas announces quarterly meeting

October 13, 2017
The Black History Commission of Arkansas will hold a regular, quarterly meeting on Thurs., Nov. 2, 2017, at noon in the Arkansas State Archives conference room, located on the 2nd floor of the Multi-Agency Complex at One Capitol Mall, Little Rock, Arkansas.  This meeting is open to the public.&
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Electronic Records Care: Summary

October 10, 2017
Will your favorite pics of your kid’s birthday last as long as your grandparents’ wedding photographs?How do you store your family’s important records? How about your favorite family photos? Though physical photo albums and file folders still probably exist for older materials, it’s increasingly lik
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Electronic Records Care: Digital Storage Considerations

October 04, 2017
In yesterday’s Electronic Records Care on Facebook, we talked about organizing your files of important family records and digital photographs. Now we want to talk about where these files are stored. When it comes to your important digital records, your storage needs can grow quickly.  You want
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