The Arkansas Historical Quarterly

The Arkansas Historical Quarterly is a magazine focusing on History

Articles from Vol. 60, No. 2, Summer

A Look Behind the Masks: The 1920s Ku Klux Klan in Monticello, Arkansas
ON THE AFTERNOON OF TUESDAY, AUGUST 7, 1923, members of the Ku Klux Klan from southeast Arkansas gathered on an athletic field at the Fourth District State Agricultural School just south of Monticello. At 5:00 P.M. they lined up their Model T Fords and...
Arkansas Listings in the National Register of Historic Places
THE CITY OF NORTH LITTLE ROCK, originally called Argenta for the silver mines located at the site, was surveyed and plotted in 1866. One of the people most responsible for its subsequent growth was Justin Matthews, a successful cottonseed oil producer...
Bioarchaeological Studies of Life in the Age of Agriculture: A View from the Southwest
Bioarchaeological Studies of Life in the Age of Agriculture: A View from the Southeast. Edited by Patricia M. Lambert. (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2000. Pp. xiii, 280. Acknowledgments, introduction, references, contributors, index. $29.95.)...
Black Workers Remember: An Oral History of Segregation, Unionism, and the Freedom Struggle
Black Workers Remember: An Oral History of Segregation, Unionism, and the Freedom Struggle. By Michael Keith Honey. (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999. Pp. xxi, 402. Synopsis, acknowledgments, preface, introduction, epilogue, references,...
Book Notes
Fordham University Press has reprinted Robert M. Goldman's 1990 study "A Free Ballot and a Fair Count": The Department of Justice and the Enforcement of Voting Rights in the South, 1877-1893 as part of its Reconstructing America series. Arkansas readers...
Civil War Arkansas: Beyond Battles and Leaders
Civil War Arkansas: Beyond Battles and Leaders. Edited by Anne J. Bailey and Daniel E. Sutherland. (Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2000. Pp. x, 304. Acknowledgments, list of contributors, series editors' preface, introduction, illustrations,...
Heart Mountain: Life in Wyoming's Concentration Camp
Heart Mountain: Life in Wyoming's Concentration Camp. By Mike R. Mackey. (Powell, WY: Western History Collection, 2000. Pp. vi, 179. Dedication, acknowledgments, introduction, epilogue, notes, bibliography, index. $15.95.) This volume marks the second...
Lost Revolutions: The South in the 1950s
Lost Revolutions: The South in the 1950s. By Pete Daniel. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2000. Pp. 392. Acknowledgments, introduction, illustration, index. $45.00, cloth; $19.95, paper.) Pete Daniel's Lost Revolutions: The South in...
News and Notices
At the annual business meeting of the Arkansas Historical Association in Benton, April 20, 2001, members elected Tri Watkins of Lepanto to a three-year term as trustee. Bob Besom, Thomas DeBlack, Elizabeth F. Shores, John Short, and Curtis Tate were...
Sentinels of History: Reflections on Arkansas Properties on the National Register of Historic Places
Sentinels of History: Reflections on Arkansas Properties on the National Register of Historic Places. Edited by Mark K. Christ and Cathryn H. Slater. (Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2000. Pp. xviii, 291. Acknowledgments, contributors, illustrations,...
The Heart of Confederate Appalachia: Western North Carolina in the Civil War
The Heart of Confederate Appalachia: Western North Carolina in the Civil War. By John C. Inscoe and Gordon B. McKinney. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2000. Pp. xi, 386. Acknowledgments, introduction, illustrations, maps, notes, bibliography,...
The Rumble of a Distant Drum: The Quapaws and Old World Newcomers, 1673-1804
The Rumble ofa Distant Drum: The Quapaws and Old World Newcomers, 1673-1804. By Morris S. Arnold. (Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2000. Pp. xxi, 230. Preface, introduction, maps and illustrations, appendices, notes, bibliography, index....
Two Centuries of Methodism in Arkansas 1800-2000
Two Centuries of Methodism in Arkansas 1800-2000. By Nancy Britton. (Little Rock: August House Publishers, 2000. Pp. 423. Acknowledgments, foreword, introduction, illustrations, appendices, notes, bibliography, index. $29.95.) The Methodists have a lengthy...
Where There Are Mountains: An Environmental History of the Southern Appalachians
Where There Are Mountains: An Environmental History of the Southern Appalachians. By Donald Edward Davis. (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2000. Pp. xvi, 320. Preface, acknowledgments, notes, bibliography, index, illustrations. $40.00.) Donald Davis...
Working at the Arkansas Gazette: An Interview with Ernest Dumas
THE ARKANSAS CENTER FOR ORAL AND VISUAL HISTORY is conducting a series of interviews with former employees of the Arkansas Gazette. Arkansas's first newspaper, the Gazette was founded in 1819 and went out of business in 1991. The following are edited...
"Yet Will I Leave a Remnant": Modernization, Out-Migration, and the Rural Churches of Cleveland County, Arkansas, in the 1940s
MANY, BUT NOT ALL, OF THE SOCIETAL CHANGES that accompanied the modernization of the South's deeply entrenched cotton-based agricultural system in the mid-twentieth century have been well-documented. Diversification and mechanization of farms coupled...