The Arkansas Historical Quarterly

The Arkansas Historical Quarterly is a magazine focusing on History

Articles from Vol. 65, No. 4, Winter

Arkansas History, 2005: 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
A. O. Clarke BuildingsTHE BUILDINGS OF ALBERT OSCAR (A. O.) CLARKE combine familiar forms and details and a unique point of view. His designs marry diverse classical elements together in innovative and sometimes odd configurations. Clarke worked with...
Book and Media Notes
Marilyn Harris Collins and the Rogers Historical Museum have put together a beautiful new pictorial history of Benton County's largest city, simply titled Rogers. Published by Arcadia in its Images of America series, the volume includes over 130 black-and-white...
Brown in Fayetteville: Peaceful Southern School Desegregation in 1954
with its decision in brown v. board of education (1954), the United States Supreme Court demanded a complete overhaul of the public education system in the South and brought racial segregation to the forefront of the nation's consciousness and conscience....
Confederate Emancipation: Southern Plans to Free and Arm Slaves during the Civil War
Confederate Emancipation: Southern Plans to Free and Arm Slaves during the Civil War. By Bruce Levine. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. viii, 252. Illustrations, acknowledgments, notes, sources cited, index. $29.95.)At the end of 1863, after...
Disfarmer: The Vintage Prints
Disfarmer: The Vintage Prints. By Mike Disfarmer, with text by Edwynn Houk, Gerd Sander, Richard B. Woodward, and Michael P. Mattis. (New York: powerHouse Books, 2005. Pp. 234. Foreword, introduction, 157 duotone photographs, notes. $60.00.)Mike Disfarmer...
Fort Pillow, a Civil War Massacre, and Public Memory/River Run Red: The Fort Pillow Massacre in the American Civil War
Fort Pillow, a Civil War Massacre, and Public Memory. By John Cimprich. (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2005. Pp. ix, 193. Preface, maps, tables, appendices, notes, bibliography, index. $29.95.)River Run Red: The Fort Pillow Massacre...
From Dominance to Disappearance: The Indians of Texas and the near Southwest, 1786-1859
From Dominance to Disappearance: The Indians of Texas and the Near Southwest, 1786-1859. By F. Todd Smith. (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2005. Pp. xv, 314. Preface, maps, notes, bibliography, index. $59.95.)A major objective of F. Todd Smith's...
From the Archives
The Thase Daniel Collection at Ouachita Baptist UniversityARCHIVES COLLECT PHOTOGRAPHS for their intrinsic content, for biographical and historical information, and for what they reveal about the history of photography and the media that use images....
In Search of Empire: The French in the Americas, 1670-1730
In Search of Empire: The French in the Americas, 1670-1730. By James Pritchard. (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2004. Pp. xxvii, 484. Preface, note on dates, weights, measures, and currency, illustrations, maps, graphs, tables, notes, appendices,...
News and Notices
The Arkansas Historical Association's sixty-sixth annual conference will be held in Little Rock, April 26-28, 2007. In recognition of the fiftieth anniversary of the Little Rock school crisis, the conference theme will be "Not Just Black and White: The...
The Boy from Altheimer: From the Depression to the Boardroom
The Boy from Altheimer: From the Depression to the Boardroom. By William H. Bowen. (Fayette vil le: University of Arkansas Press, 2006. Pp. xiii, 202. Foreword by Bill Clinton, illustrations, appendix, notes, index. $19.95, paper.)William H. Bowen came...
The Fading of the Greys: Black Baseball and Historical Memory in Little Rock
HISTORY IS NOT WRITTEN BY WINNERS. It's written about them. And if the quality of victory is measured by the volume of such writing, southern black baseball in the first half of the twentieth century is a compendium of loss. The stifling consequences...
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