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10/18/2019:Author and former Tourism Director Joe David Rice will speak about his book, “Arkansas Backstories: Quirks, Characters, and Curiosities of the Natural State,” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, at Arkansas Heritage at 1100 North St. in Little Rock.

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10/2/2019:The Arkansas State Archives, along with archives across the U.S., will celebrate the work of archives and archivists during Archives Month this October.

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9/26/2019:The Arkansas State Archives will present a free symposium, “1819-1836: A History of Territorial Arkansas,” from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History in Little Rock.

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9/18/2019:The Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives will present a free, genealogy workshop 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at Queen Wilhelmina State Park. Have you ever wanted to find out who your ancestors were? Then, this workshop is for you!

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9/5/2019:The Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives will present a free, genealogy workshop 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at Queen Wilhelmina State Park. SARA Archival Manager Melissa Nesbitt will present “Behind the Scenes: How to Start Researching Your Family History.”

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8/22/2019:The Arkansas State Archives, along with the Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism, is pleased to announce the sixth annual Arkansas foodways symposium from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Institute at the University of Arkansas – Pulaski Technical College at 13000 Interstate 30 in Little Rock.

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8/16/2019:The Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives recently acquired a collection from the estate of Dr. Jo Ann “Jody” Carrigan. “This collection is a welcomed and important addition,” said Melissa Nesbitt, archival manager. “The Carrigan family was prominent and active in Washington, so this collection helps us preserve and connect to our collective past, historically significant figures and our shared experiences.”

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7/9/2019:The Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives will present “Moving About: The History of Transportation in Arkansas” during its annual symposium Saturday, Aug. 10, at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro.

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7/9/2019:Arkansas author Mark Christ will speak about his book, “This Day We Marched Again: A Union Soldier’s Account of the War in Arkansas and the Trans-Mississippi,” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, at the Department of Arkansas Heritage at 1100 North St.

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6/4/2019:In the next few weeks, the Arkansas State Archives will have scanned 40 newspaper titles, or about 103,000 pages, and sent them to the Library of Congress. People will have a whole new way to access these historical records online, said Wendy Richter, state historian and director of the Arkansas State Archives.

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5/7/2019:The Arkansas State Archives, along with the Department of Arkansas Heritage, is pleased to announce the acquisition of important documents from the family of Dr. John L. Ferguson, who was the longest-serving state historian and director of the Arkansas History Commission (now the Arkansas State Archives) from 1960 to 2005.

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5/7/2019:Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives staff invite community members, patrons and friends to help unfold, index and organize historical documents from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, June 14, at 11 S. Seventh St. in Powhatan.

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5/2/2019:The Arkansas State Archives is pleased to announce the 2019 elected officers for the Black History Commission of Arkansas and the Arkansas History Commission.

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4/25/2019:The Black History Commission of Arkansas, in conjunction with the Arkansas State Archives, will present a free, half-day symposium on the Elaine Massacre of 1919 from 9:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, June 1, at the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center.

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4/10/2019:– Learn how to go beyond the basics of researching family history during a free genealogy workshop with the Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at the WPA Gymnasium at the Historic Washington State Park at 100 S.W. Morrison St.

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4/4/2019:The Arkansas State Archives and Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced March 1 the acquisition of a historically significant collection of court documents related to "Hanging Judge Isaac Charles Parker in Fort Smith.

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4/3/2019:We are looking for an intern who pays attention to details and has basic knowledge of research methods. The deadline to this internship was extended to find the perfect intern!

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3/29/2019:Author Phyllis Hodges will discuss her book, “8 years of Unforgettable History: the Allure of America’s First,” 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 16 in the Diamond Room at the Department of Arkansas Heritage (DAH), 1100 North Street, Little Rock.

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