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NEARA Receives "More Than Home" Award

April 13, 2017
The Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives (NEARA) in Powhatan, a branch of the Arkansas State Archives, has been awarded the “More Than Home” award by Five Rivers Historic Preservation, Inc. The “More Than Home” award will be presented to NEARA on April 20 at a reception during the Arkansas Historical Association conference.

Wednesday's Wonderful Collection - German prisoner-of-war records, SMC.32.10

April 19, 2017
During World War II, Camp Joseph T. Robinson in North Little Rock, Arkansas, served as a replacement training camp and German prisoner-of-war camp, with a capacity of 4000 prisoners. Lieutenant Colonel Virgil Caldwell was in charge of the prisoners at Camp Robinson in 1943. By 1945, about 23,000 Ger
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AHA article about Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives

April 13, 2017
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Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives receives award

April 13, 2017
The Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives (NEARA) in Powhatan, a branch of the Arkansas State Archives, has been awarded the “More Than Home” award by Five Rivers Historic Preservation, Inc., Department of Arkansas Heritage Director Stacy Hurst announced today.  The award recognizes people and/o
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Filming in the ASA research room on April 17.

April 12, 2017
On Monday, April 17th, there will be filming in the Arkansas State Archives research room. Mangan Holcomb will be filming a TV spot and a web video for the State Archives from 8:30 a.m. until after 5:00. The research room will remain open. Thanks for your patience!
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