Little Rock - The Arkansas State Archives will host a half-day symposium from 9
a.m. until noon at Historic Arkansas Museum on Saturday, Aug. 27. The
theme, “Arkansas’s Homerun: Major League Training in Hot Springs,” will
feature the screening of Larry Foley’s documentary, “The First Boys of
Spring,” and a presentation by Don Duren, who will be speaking about his
book, “Boiling Out at the Springs: A History
of Major League Baseball Training at Hot Springs, Arkansas.”
The event is free to attend but registration is required. The deadline for
registering will be Aug. 23, and registration is limited, so be sure to
soon. Check-in will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Aug. 27. Teachers can earn up
to four professional development hours through attendance.
The Arkansas State Archives, located in Little Rock, is the official state
archives of Arkansas and maintains the largest collection of historical
materials on Arkansas
in the world. The agency has two branch locations; the Northeast
Arkansas Regional Archives is located in Powhatan and the Southwest
Arkansas Regional Archives is located in Washington.
For more information about the symposium or to register, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 501-682-6900.
This event is funded in part by a grant from the Arkansas Humanities Council.