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ASA and Branch Archives Will Be Closed Nov. 23rd - 25th for Thanksgiving Holiday

November 20, 2017
The Arkansas State Archives and its branch archives, the Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives and the Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives, will be closed Thursday, November 23rd through Saturday, November 25th, for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Holiday Closings

November 15, 2017
The Arkansas State Archives and its regional branches, the Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives and the Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives, will be closed Thurs., Nov. 23, Fri., Nov. 24, and Sat., Nov. 25 for the Thanksgiving holiday.
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Wednesday’s Wonderful Collection - Tuckerman African American school registers, MS.000599

November 15, 2017
East Side, Tuckerman Elementary and Junior High, and Post Oak are African American schools located in the Tuckerman Special School District, Jackson County, in the northeast Arkansas Delta region.The records were donated to the Black History Advisory Committee (now the Black History Commission of Ar
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Friends of the Arkansas State Archives elect new board member

November 14, 2017
At a general meeting held on Nov. 4, 2017, members of Friends of the Arkansas State Archives elected new and returning board members. Elected for a one-year term ending in 2018 are Russell Baker, Ken Bridges, Richard Butler, Tom Dillard, Sondra Gordy, Joan Gould, Tim Nutt, and Jeanne Rollberg.Those
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Wednesday's Wonderful Collection - Baring Cross Baptist Church records, SMC.2.1a

November 08, 2017
On October 20, 1903, Baring Cross Baptist Church was established as a small congregation of 29 members dedicated to ministering to the railroad families in the area of the Baring Cross Bridge. The church grew and celebrated its fiftieth anniversary with 2,576 members in 1953. After several new build
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