The Arkansas Historical Quarterly

The Arkansas Historical Quarterly is a magazine focusing on History

Articles from Vol. 68, No. 4, Winter

Arkansas History, 2008: A Selected Bibliography
IN AN EFFORT TO BE INCLUSIVE, Arkansas history has been broadly defined in the compilation of this bibliography. Some materials, such as genealogical or local history society journals, government documents, and nonprint productions, have been omitted....
Arkansas Listings in the National Register of Historic Places: One Hundred Years of Arkansas Tech University
IN THE EARLY YEARS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, the Farmers' Educational and Cooperative Union, sharing the goals of the County Life Movement, promoted agricultural education across the South in order to narrow the economic gap between residents of cities...
Book and Media Notes
Many know Ray and Steven Hanley for their newspaper features and books documenting Arkansas history through postcards. They have now brought Main Street to life through 233 images, many never before published. Views range from the humble, wood-frame-houses-and-muddystreets...
From the Archives: Commonwealth College Research Collections
THE SPECIAL COLLECTIONS DEPARTMENT at the University of Arkansas Libraries in Fayetteville has digitized the Commonwealth College Fortnightly, a publication of the labor school established in the mid-1920s near Mena, Arkansas. This resource complements...
News and Notices
The Arkansas Historical Association will hold its sixty-ninth annual conference at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, April 15-17, 2010. This conference will begin the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War by focusing on life in...
The Role of Little Rock's Kramer Project in the History of Early Intervention Science
SCHOOL DESEGREGATION STEMMED FROM A SIMPLE PREMISE, that African- American children could suffer an unfair disadvantage by attending all-black schools. Creation of universal kindergarten programs also might aid disadvantaged children, it being hoped...
Vote as You Pray: The 1928 Election in Washington County, Arkansas
ON OCTOBER 20, 1928, AN ADVERTISEMENT in the Fayetteville Daily Democrat informed readers that Washington County, Arkansas's most prominent clergyman, Rev. H. K. Morehead, had failed to pay his poll tax, rendering him ineligible to vote in that year's...
We Don't Intend to Have a Story: Integration in the Dollarway School District
DURING THE SUMMER OF 1959, a federal judge ordered that three African- American students be admitted to the all-white Dollarway High School for the next school year. Still smarting from their defeat in Little Rock, Arkansas's leading segregationists...
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