Wendy Richter Named Director of the Arkansas State Archives

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Stacy Hurst, director of the Department of Arkansas Heritage (DAH), today named Dr. Wendy Richter as state historian and director of the Arkansas State Archives (ASA), a division of DAH. Richter previously served as director of the Archives, when it was known as the Arkansas History Commissio... Read More

June 2017 WWI Centennial Commemoration Events Announced

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, May 25, 2017

  Seminars, exhibits and teacher workshops are among the June 2017 activities the Arkansas WWI Centennial Commemoration Committee has sanctioned. A complete listing of scheduled WWI centennial activities, as well as additional information on the activities listed below, can be found at h... Read More

2017 Marks 90 Years Since Historic Floods

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Wednesday, May 03, 2017

By Brian Irby, Arkansas State Archives In September 1926, the rain started to fall. And it continued to fall through the spring of 1927 as the snow in the North began to melt. And the Mississippi River, the lifeblood that carves its way down the middle of the country on a journey to the Gulf... Read More