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#002 - ARKANSAS ARCHEOLOGICAL SURVEY EXCAVATION IN WASHINGTON, ARKANSAS, JULY 1981

Two newspaper articles: 1. "Treasure" Seekers Swarm State Park to Dig into the Past, Arkansas Democrat, July 19, 1981; 2. They're Building a Future by Digging in the Past, Hope Star, July, 1981. 8 pages.

#003 - ARKANSAS COTTON FLOATS TO MARKET DOWN OL' MAN RIVER

Arkansas Gazette, December 31, 1930. 1 page.

#004 - ARKANSAS FOLKLORE SOCIETY Information

January, 1979; revival of the Arkansas Folklore Society; also article by Earnie Deane concerning the revival. Bibliography. 13 pages.

#005 - REFLECTIONS: VOLUME V, NUMBER 5

Questions and answers about Arkansas 1803-1975; basic information; published by the Arkansas Bicentennial Committee and the Arkansas History Commission. 8 pages.

#006 - DR. PAXTON AND THE GREAT RAFT

By Sam Dickinson, Shreveport Journal, May 2, 1975; Dr. Joseph Paxton, of Hempstead County, influenced Congress to appropriate funds in 1829 for removal of the raft; also laid out road from Memphis to Little Rock in 1824. 4 legal size pages.

#008 - LEATHER BOOKBINDINGS, PRESERVATION TECHNIQUES.

By Donald DeWitt and Carol Burlinson; also Rare Book and Paper Repair Techniques, by Harold Tribolet. About 38 pages.

#009 - BOWIE KNIFE, THE

Editorial in TheWashington Telegraph, December 8, 1851; "Mr. James H. Black, the inventor of this knife." 1 page

#010 - RED RIVER BAPTIST ASSOCIATION, BRIEF HISTORY

Prepared and presented to Mount Bethel Church by Alex McPherson. 8 pages.

#011 - BUTTON FROM UNIFORM OF SOLDIER OF WAR OF 1812

Also description of button in American Military Insignia, 1800-1851. 10 pages

#012 - CAIRO AND FULTON DEPOT DEDICATION; HEMPSTEAD COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY HISTORIC SITES DAY, APRIL 11, 1979

Invitation, Proclamation, publicity. 7 pages.

#013 - UNWRITTEN HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR

Three articles written by Benjamin Polk Haynes prior to 1914; battles of Prairie de Ann and Mark's Mill. 4 pages.

#014 - CRAWFORD'S REGIMENT, CO. H: MUSTER ROLL

Civil War; June 1864-Feb. 1865. Large pages. Will take ten to twelve pages to copy.

#015 - COLLECTING THOSE OLD-FASHIONED MELODIES

Charles J. Jordan, Yankee Magazine, 1980. 7 pages.

MOVED to VFSA 1558

#016 - COINS FOUND AT THE SITE OF THE CAPT. JOHN WILLIAMS HOUSE AT BLEVINS in 1981

1851 dime, 1902 Indian head penny; 1895 nickel. Framed. 1 page.

#017 - CONFEDERATE VETERANS' DAY

Lockesburg; from Sevier County Democrat, December, 1897; list of 106 Seveir County veterans who attended. 4 pages.

#018 - CULLEN BAKER COUNTY FAIR: SPECIAL EDITION OF CITIZENS' JOURNAL, ATLANTA, TX, NOV. 1, 1981

Annual Cullen Baker Day Celebration in Bloomburg, TX. Newsprint. About 40 pages to copy.

#019 - DAFFODIL CULTURE IN THE UNITED STATES.

Brochures of The American Daffodil Society. 2 pages.

#020 - (THE) CONFEDERATE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN WASHINGTON, ARKANSAS

By Don Montgomery; research paper, 1981; Gov. Flanagin's call for special Session in 1864. 7 pages.

#021 - EARTHQUAKE IN POLK COUNTY, 1882

from Mena Evening News, 1981. 2 pages.

#022 - ECOLOGY CLASSROOM: "BUS PROVIDES ROLLING ECOLOGY CLASSROOM"

Trip of class from Mills High School, Little Rock, to Washington. Arkansas Gazette, 1979. 2 pages.

#023 - ETHNIC GROUPS: THE ARKANSAS CREOLE

By Miriam Day Raney, 1980; French-Spanish-Indian-Black early settlers of Arkansas. 33 pages.

#024 - FERRY LICENSE: LITTLE RIVER TO JAMES MORRIS, 1875

Copies of court records. 9 pages.

#025 - FOLKLORE: MID-SOUTH

Published by Arkansas State University; list of available publication of Mid-South folklore studies, 1978. 1 page.

#026 - FRANKS, C. D.: EDUCATOR - 50 YEARS OF SERVICE

Four newspaper articles, illustrated, upon the retirement of C. D. Franks, Supt. of Ashdown High School, in 1970. 8 pages to copy.

#027 - FUNERAL NOTICES INDEX- NAN BROWN COLLECTION (Scrapbook)

2 pages.

#028 - GENEALOGY: "FAMILY TREE" COLUMNS FROM THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS file eliminated
#029 - GENEALOGY: "GRASS ROOTS" COLUMNS FROM THE ARKANSAS GAZETTE

This file has been discarded and is no longer available.

#030 - GEOLOGICAL DIVISIONS OF ARKANSAS

Map and article by J. Miller. 8 pages.

#031 - GOVERNORS OF ARKANSAS 1819-1979

List by Frances Valescu, with dates. 3 pages.

#032 - GIFT IN THE NAME OF JESUS (A)

A Christmas play by James B. Swain; arranged into a play by Edward J.Cooper. Song: "Did Our Hearts Not Burn Within Us?" (Transferred to Edward Cooper Music Collection. MSF #118. V1-U4)

#033 - GRANITE MOUNTAIN: WHERE A BILLION PEOPLE LIVE

Why Mormons consider genealogy a sacred work; the vault in Granite Mountain, Utah, where family records are stored; Readers Digest adv. 9 pages.

#034 - HISTORIC COLLECTOR PINPOINTS ORIGINAL BOWIE KNIFE

Tribune-Review, Lansdowne, PA, 1981' Also: letter from Gwendolyn Burk, descendant of Rezin Bowie. 8 pages.

#035 - HISTORIC PRESERVATION SURVEY: SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS PLANNING DEVELOPMENT

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program; Hempstead County; maps and pictures of historic buildings in Hope, Ozan, Blevins, McCaskill and Columbus. 105 pages.

#036 - HISTORY OF THE BUTTER MOLD

By James Trice, 1973. Reprint from Butter Molds: A Primitive Art Form. 12 pages.

#037 - HOME REMEDIES: FOR MAN AND BEAST

Copy of an old book, date unknown. Pages 2 - 17 only. 8 pages to copy.

#038 - INDIAN GENEALOGY INFORMATION

Dallas Morning News clippings, 1980. 5 pages.

#039 - INDIAN RECORDS

List of records of the Indian Territory, 1803-1898. 2 pages.

#040 - INDIAN SCHOOLBOY'S ESSAY ON THE DIASTROUS RESULTS OF SOIL EROSION

1 page.

#041 - LOUISIANA PURCHASE: ARKANSAS REMEMBERS

By John Fleming, Arkansas Gazette June, 1972; historic marker describing the Joseph Brown Survey after the Louisiana Purchase. 12 pages.

#042 - MAGNOLIA TREE OF PASCAGOULA, MISSISSIPPI

Once largest in the country, "now only firewood." 4 pages.

#043 - (MASONS) HISTORY OF WHITFIELD LODGE No. 239, FREE AND ACCEPTED MASONS

Two papers, by C. A. Bridewell and Harry Shiver. 16 pages

#044 - MEDICINE- FROM HORSE AND BUGGY DAYS

By Edwin V. Dildy, M.D. Nashville News Nov. 1978. 16 pages.

#045 - MIDWIVES REFLECT ON LIFE OF SERVICE

Texarkana Gazette April 23, 1978; Rosa Briggs and Sarah Crofton, last of the Howard county midwives. 4 pages.

#046 - MEXICAN WAR: ANDERSON'S BATTALION MISSISSIPPI RIFLES

Names, with Company and Rank. 2 pages.

#047 - NAVIGATION OF THE RED RIVER, 1820-1860: EFFECTS ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF WASHINGTON, ARKANSAS

By Barbara Locke, 1981. 78 pages.

#048 - "OLD LOG CABIN JAIL"

Papers concerning the moving of the first log jail for Lafayette County, on Chickaninny Prairie, to the present courthouse in Lewisville; Lafayette County Historical Society Project for 1974; also copies of earliest court records of Lafayette County, 1828. 25 pages.

#049 - OLD-TIME CAMP MEETING: EBENEEZER CAMPGROUND

Arkansas Gazette August, 1943, illustrated. 2 pages.

#050 - ORIGINAL BOWIE (The) ?

By Harry K. McEvoy, Knife Editor, Muzzleloader Jan., 1982. 8 pages.

#051 - OZAN CREEK BRIDGE: LETTER FROM DR. V.A. WOOD ASKING FOR REPAIRS

Original letter, May 1, 1880. 3 pages.

#052 - PAINTS 1844

The Art of Painting, from The Washington Telegraph 1855. 2 pages.

#053 - POSTCARD COLLECTION

Cards sent to Mrs. Nolie Trimble, 1905-1906; one leather postcard from Hot Springs. 40 pages

#054 - RESOURCES OF AMERICAN MUSIC HISTORY

List. University of Illinois Press, 1981. 6 pages.

#055 - RIVERS-A PIONEER FACTOR

Flatboats and steamboats in Tennessee and on the Mississippi Rivers; Capt. S. D. Connor, first to take a steamboat through Muscle Shoals, in Tennessee in 1827. 20 pages

#056 - ROADS: JOHN BAIRD'S REPORT

Hempstead County, 1826; routs of new roads; list of "hands." 2 pgs.

#057 - "SHALL WE GATHER"

By Mike Trimble, Arkansas Gazette May, 1978; old-time camp meeting singing at Ebeneezer Methodist Church; Saline County. 6 pages.

#058 - SHUCKERY AND CORN ARTISTRY

By Alice Marryman, 1980; how to make dolls, brooms, flowers, etc. from cornshucks; recipe for lye hominy and lye soap. 12 pages.

#059 - "DIXIE:" THE SOUTH ADOPTS "DIXIE" AS ITS SONG-ALBERT PIKE COMPOSES POPULAR VERSION

Chronicles of Arkansas Arkansas Gazette Sunday, June 11, 1961. 7 pages.

#060 - SONG OF EVANGELINE AND GABRIEL Transferred to Vault

Original words and music by Edward J. Cooper Moved to MSF #118, V1-V4

#061 - SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS PROVING GROUND: EXODUS DURING WORLD WAR II

The Hope Star July, 1941 story and pictures. 24 pages.

#062 - TEN THOUSAND YEARS OF ARKANSAS HISTORY

A series of articles by S. D. Dickinson and others, 1948; Caddo, Quapaw, Marksville People, Coles Creek, Spiro; also LaSalle, De Soto in Arkansas.

Transferred to Pamphlet File #156

#063 - "TRAMMEL'S TRACE: LEGEND LEFT A TRACE OF SILVER"

Southern Living June, 1981. 5 pages.

#064 - Eliminated
#065 - RED LAND CAMP MEETING: WASHINGTON CIRCUIT

Article written by Rev. L. T. Lively, in The Arkansas Methodist May 8, 1886; description of camp meeting in Red Land Township in 1848. newspaper clipping copies on 2 pages.

#066 - WALLPAPER DESIGNS

Several articles from The Arkansas Gazette and Quapaw Quarter Chronicle, 1981. 12 pages to copy.

#067 - WARS AND WAR CASUALTIES (AMERICA'S)

Statistics, 1 page.

#068 - WOMEN'S HOME MISSIONARY SOCIETY OF RICHMOND (1914)

List of members, picture. 2 pages.

#069 - ZUMWALT COLLECTION OF BUTTER MOLDS AND OTHER ANTIQUES

Nevada County Picayune 1975. 6 pages.

#070 - ROSTER OF SCHOOL DIRECTORS OF HEMPSTEAD COUNTY 1943-1948

121 pages.

#071 - "EARLY HISTORY OF MEDICINE IN TEXARKANA"

Herbert B. Wren III 3 pages.

#072 - "LOUISE DURHAM WILSON REMEMBERS"

Discussion of "chewin' and spittin'" (snuff and tobacco); article by Inez Lane in The Looking Glass, Sept., 1981. 5 pages.

#073 - "CARPENTER'S MUSEUM" (Paul Gore of Mena)

From The Looking Glass July, 1981. 6 pages.

#074 - TREES OF SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS

From The Lafayette County Democrat clippings

a. Persimmonc. Oake. Walnut

b. Osage-Oranged. Dogwoodf. Pecan 5 pages.

#075 - INVENTORY STUDY: HOUSEHOLD FURNISHINGS IN DALLAS COUNTY, TEXAS, 1846-1859

710 probates reviewed for evaluation Outsized Box.

19 pages.

#076 - ARKANSAS CHAMPION TREES

Arkansas Forestry Commission Publication, 1982. 6 pages.

#077 - CIVIL WAR: LETTERS FROM MAJOR-GENERAL J.J. REYNOLDS CONCERNING FEDERAL TROOPS TO GARRISON WASHINGTON, CAMDEN & LEWISVILLE, JUNE, 1865

Chapter LX, Louisiana and the Trans-Mississippi. (Unknown source) copy. 8 pages.

#078 - (A) PORTRAIT OF HEROIC PROPORTIONS-MARY CARRIGAN MILES

Eight-by-eleven foot picture of Mary Carrigan Miles; daughter of the Andrew Carrigans of Washington; picture brought to Old Washington Historic State Park. 5 pages newsprint.

#079 - NEGRO SPIRITUALS COLLECTED BY WILLIAM AUGUSTUS LOGAN OF MURFREESBORO

Songs from Southwest Arkansas; Emmet, Arkadelphia, Prescott, Murfreesboro and Ashdown. 24 pages.

#080 - (THE) BANJO WENT WEST

Article; source not listed. 1 pg.

#081 - RACKENSACK PURISTS LIKE 'HONEST' TUNES

Arkansas Democrat August, 1963; "folk music, or rather true folk music, is a part of our cultural heritage," says George Fisher, of the Rackensack Society. "Ouachita mountain area is virtually untapped as a source for new, fresh folk music." 1 page.

#082 - ARKANSASA NATURAL FOR STUDY

Arkansas Gazette January 10, 1982; "Establishment of its new Center for Arkansas Studies at the University of Arkansas at Little Rockcourses in Arkansas study are being created.." 2 pages newsprint.

#083 - LIVING MUSEUMS OF EVERYMAN'S HISTORY

"By studying the daily routines of ordinary people, historians are enlarging our understanding of America's past and present." Article in Harvard Magazine, July 1981. 5 pgs.

#084 - BIBLE SAVES-COMPUTERS, TRACKS MOON

from Rural Electric Missourian, March, 1972; "Astronauts find the missing day spoken about in II Kings 20:9 - 11, when Isaiah asked the Lord to let the sun stand still." 1 pg. newsprint.

#085 - (THE) SPECIALIST

By Chic Sale; the building and servicing of outhouses; 1929 (copy). 35 pgs.

#086 - RED RIVER RAFT: LETTER FROM DR. JOSEPH PAXTON OF HEMPSTEAD COUNTY TO HON. A. H. SEVIER IN RELATION TO THE RAFT OF RED RIVER, AUGUST 1, 1828

Origin and description of the Red River Raft; arguments for Congressional appropriations for clearing the Red River for shipping purposes and protection of the frontier. 18 pages.

#087 - ARCHITECTURAL DESCRIPTION: ILLUSTRATED GLOSSARY

National Register workshop; Arkansas Historic Preservation Program; Department of Natural and Cultural Heritage ESG/ 19 Sept. 1980. 18 pages.

#088 - ARCHITECTURE AS AN INTERPRETIVE TOOL Missing at this Time

George Stephen.

#089 - FIELD GUIDE TO OLD HOUSE STYLES

Published by the Old-House Journal, 1974. 57 pages.

#090 - NINETEENTH CENTURY INTERIOR DESIGN: INTRODUCTORY BIBLIOGRAPHY

Parker Westbrook; prepared for the OBU-SARA Summer Pilot Program at Old Washington Historic State park, Tuesday, July 13, 1982.

#091 - FRENCH PLACE NAMES IN HEMPSTEAD COUNTY

By Sam Dickinson, 1982; printed in the Journal of the Hempstead County Historical Society, Vol. 4, #4, Winter, 1982. 4 pages.

#092 - PHOTOGRAPHERS OF WASHINGTON, AR 1842-1862

Research by Don Montgomery from the early files of the Washington Telegraph, traveling photographers for daguerrotypes, ambrotypes, etc. 4 pages.

#093 - TO CROSS A RIVER: A FERRY TALE

From Lafayette County Democrat, Sept. 16, 1982; Bill Cole of AETN films a 30-minute documentary on the history of ferry crossings in Arkansas (Spring Bank Ferry). 2 pages.

#094 - ARCHEOLOGISTS "DIGGING INTO" HEMPSTEAD COUNTY

Arkansas Gazette July 13, 1982; archeological excavations at the Block-Catts house and the Martin Caddo Indian Farm site in June of 1982. 4 pages.

#095 - HOW TO MAKE A HAIR CHAIN

An art form of pre-1900; copied from Fontaine scrapbook. newsprint 3 pages.

#096 - OZAN BAPTIST CHURCH RECORD BOOK: LIST OF MEMBERS

1885-1907copy. 34 pages.

#097 - ST. LOUIS SOUTHWESTERN RAILWAY LINE-ALSO KNOWN AS COTTONBELT

Map with two stories by Dan Dennington in Lafayette County Democrat, July, 1982; Colonel Fordyce and the train robbery. Newsprint, 4 pages.

#098 - ARROWHEADS: AN INTERVIEW WITH SAM JOHNSON

From Little River News July 22, 1982; Sam Johnson, owner of KA-DO-HA in Murfreesboro and dealer in prehistoric Caddoan ceramics; author of book on Caddo Indian pottery. Newsprint, 2 pages.

#099 - ICE CREAM OF WHICH DREAMS ARE MADE

Rules, recipes and a few words in praise of the kind you can crank yourself, from Yankee Magazine, by Edie Clark. 8 pgs.

#100 - PROHIBITION: FLYERS OF 1956 OF "HEMPSTEAD COUNTY DRYS"

Arguments for voting "No" on ballet of Nov. 6, 1956. 9 pages.

#101 - CIVIL WAR HISTORY OF J. T. KIDD: MARCH 1862-MAY 1865

"On May 18, 1862, I left Washington, Hempstead County, in Captain Jones' Company" Corinth, Iuka, Vicksburg. 12 pages.

#102 - INDIANS OF ARKANSAS: A HERITAGE LOST

By Mel White; from Arkansas Times, September, 1982; Caddo Indians, page 24-27. 11 pages.

#103 - SAMPLERS: A REMEDY FOR IDLENESS

How to make a sampler; Yankee Magazine 1982. 7 pages.

#104 - CIVIL WAR RE-ENACTMENT AT PLEASANT HILL, LOUISIANA

Description of battle of 1864 when the Union Army began a march toward Shreveport through Pleasant Hill toward Mansfield. Newsprint, 2 pages.

#105 - CADDOAN INDIANS IV

By Helen Hornbeck Tanner; Garland Publishers, New York, 1974; excerpts from book; story of the Caddo Indians from 1769 to disappearance from the Red River area in 1836. Also, reference list of sources. 36 pages.

#106 - THE CADDO AND ASSOCIATED TRIBES: THE GHOST-DANCE RELIGION

Sketch of Caddo tribes; Caddo Tribal Sign; sketch of the Ghost-Dance Religion with songs. 7 pgs.

#107 - BLACK HISTORY: SALE OF SLAVES

Lafayette Lookback column by Dan Dennington in Lafayette County Democrat Sept. 30, 1982, and Oct. 7, 1982. 5 pages.

#108 - MEXICAN WAR: ROSTER OF CO. "G," 1ST ARKANSAS REGIMENT, SEVEIR COUNTY

Article presented by H. B. Carruth at Sevier County Historical Society meeting. 3 pages, newsprint.

#109 - BIBLIOGRAPHY OF ARKANSAS DENONIMATIONAL HISTORIES

Compiled by R. P. Baker, 1979. 2 pages.

#110 - RED RIVER RAFT: ITS FINAL REMOVAL (Tape, Acc# 1759)

Humphreys and Hall, 1971; Based on the original 1873 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Reports and Hand-tinted photographs; glossary and bibliography included. 25 pages.

#111 - STUART STORIES: THREE ANECDOTES CONCERNING BLACK SERVANTS OF THE R.C. STUART HOUSEHOLD

1 pg.

#113 - WALKING TO SCHOOL

1.Trudging Those Miles

2.The Shortcuts; by Aileen McWilliam; from The Looking Glass May-June, 1980. "Many of my happiest memories center on walking to school at Acorn (Polk County) in the year from 1916 to 1925."

8 pages.

#114 - "MY HAPPY LITTLE HOME IN ARKANSAS"

Arkansas folk song; words and music from The Pea Ridge Pod (newspaper) 3 pages.

#115 - SMITH FUNERAL HOMES: HEADQUARTERS FOR THE SMITH BURIAL ASSOCIATION RECORDS 1936-1969

Stamps Division, Lewisville Division. 117 pages. Copy Outsize Box

#116 - "BLUE AND GRAY" SCENERY TRIUMPHS OVER THE PLOT

Arkansas Gazette Sunday, Nov. 14, 1982; review of the eight-hour television epic, "The Blue and the Gray" filmed almost entirely in northeast Arkansas; Civil War story. Newsprint, 8 pages.

#117 - FUNERAL NOTICES

22 notices from Hope, 1885-1900. Originals. 22 pages.

#118 - CHOCTAW INDIAN MARCH OF 1832: ADV. FOR CORN IN ARKANSAS

From Gazette files "Other Days" (Sept. 2, 1832) "18,000 bushels of good sound merchantable corn" 1 page.

#119 - RIVER STEAMER HISTORY TOLD

J. B. Nunn outlines trip of First Steamer "Enterprise" built by John Johnson at Saline Landing in 1824; sank at Camden in 1828. 1 page.

#120 - CAMDENITE WANTS TO "MUSTER" NEW CSA LIVING HISTORY GROUP

By Ben Pryor, Ed.: Camden News Sat., Sept., 4, 1982; proposed company will be Co. C, 1st Arkansas Infantry (original company was known as Camden Knights of the Golded Circle, 1861). 2 pages.

#121 - PHARMACY IN A FRONTIER STATE

By Dr. Fred Williams, University of Arkansas at Little Rock; talk before the Hempstead County Historical Society, 12/2/82; "mosquitoes and violence were dimensions in developing the pharmacy profession in Arkansas" 14 pages.

#122 - BOWIE KNIFE INFORMATION: SHEFFELD STEEL WORKS IN ENGLAND

Correspondence of George Wostenhom and Mr. Paul Bryant, dated 1939 and 1941, concerning twelve knives made by Sheffield Steel Co. for James Bowie between 1830-1836. 12 pages.

#124 - ARCHIVAL CONSERVATION INFORMATION

Sources of supply; agents of damage to collections; rules for handling museum objects; glossary terminology; notes form conservators at Washington workshop, 1980. 43 pages.

#125 - "HISTORY BRIEFS" OF THE 12 COUNTIES OF SARA

By Hugh Carruth, 1982; map and thumbnail history of each of the 12 southwest Arkansas counties that form the regional archives in Washington, AR. Outsize Box. 13 pages.

#126 - METROPOLITAN FASHIOUNS: SPRING AND SUMMER, 1894 BULLETIN

Published by The Butterick Publishing Company, limited; London & New York, Vol. XXXIX, No. 1, large edition, 18 x 15. Outsize Box 3 legal size pages to copy.

#127 - (THE) MASTER CUTLER OF WASHINGTON, ARKANSAS

Article in Sheffield (England) newspaper, 1982, Eugene Godfrey "one of the fe people who can produce a Bowie knife by hand.." Story of Bowie knives made by Sheffield Co., in Sheffield, England. Newsprint, 2 pages.

#128 - "NEW" WALLPAPER TO COVER MUSEUM HOUSE WALLS

Territorial Times, July, 1981, Vol. 6, No. 4; Elias Conway house to be wallpapered with pattern found in Royston House in Washington. Newsprint, 4 pages.

#129 - "BEARING" WITH BOOKS ON THE ARKANSAS FRONTIER

Territorial Times, Aug., 1981, by Karen Norman, education coordinator; condition of education in Arkansas according to Schoolcraft in 1819; brief history of development of schools. 1 page.

#130 - PHOTOGRAPHY: ANDREW KILGORE'S TECHNIQUES, 1982

Film; in the darkroom; printing. 1 page.

#131 - RECONSTRUCTION: "AFTER THE WAR" by Opie Read

Sub-title: The Old Planter in Reconstruction Days. The Saturday Evening Post (date unknown); humorous essay on relationship between black and white before the white man could vote again. 4 pages.

#132 - CADDO INDIAN TREATY SIGNED AT BAYOU PIERRE, LA., 1836

The Shreveport Times, (date unknown) The city of Shreveport is established after the Caddo cession. Newsprint, 2 pages.

#133 - SONGS OF THE NORTH AND SOUTH, 1861-1864

Words only; collected by Don Montgomery, 1983. 14 pages.

#134 - WOMAN'S DAY DICTIONARY OF VICTORIAN FURNITURE

By Dorothy Jenkins, 1966, copies, 7 pages.

#135 - ARKANSAS' QUAPAW TRIBE HAD ITS OWN TRAIL OF TEARS

Three articles, Bob Lancaster, Hope Star Feb. 16, 1983, Feb. 23, Mar. 2; Quapaws of Arkansas were sent to Red River, in northeast Louisiana, in 1825, to live with the Caddo Indians. 18 pages.

#136 - BLACKSMITH: "THE CUTTING EDGE"

By Dave Wannemacher, Arkansas Magazine, Arkansas Democrat, March, 1983; "E. H. Godfrey makes the knife that James Bowie made famous." Description of how knives are made in the blacksmith shop in Washington. 5 pages.

#137 - COURT RECORDS: INVENTORY OF STORAGE VAULT IN MILLER COUNTY COURTHOUSE, January 14, 1983

Inventory done by a combined team effort of the Texarkana Museum and Texarkana Genealogical Society under the direction of J. J. Scheffelin. 26 pages.

#138 - JAIL IN EARLY ARKANSAS

Sketch and description, Nashville News, Feb. 28, 1983. Newsprint, 1 page.

#139 - CHOCTAW-CHEROKEE LAND CLAIMS OF 1825 AND 1830

Part of a paper entitled Lovely's Purchase and the Lovely Donations, from the Honors Department of the University of Arkansas; submitted by Ronald Wren for baccalaureate honors in history, May 1976. Early Miller County residents who had to leave the land in 1825 after the Indian treaty of that year. Claims that were filed in Miller County and Crawford County. 41 pages.

#140 - FABRICS

Piece of homespun bedspread, ca. 1860; blue and white. 1 print.

#141 - INDIAN PIROGUES

By S. D. Dickinson; article published in Journal of the Hempstead county Historical Society, Spring, 1983, Vol. VII, No. 1; drawing of Indian dugout fount at mouth of Fourche Bayou by U.S. snag boat in 1910. 8 pages.

#142 - CALLING CARDS: SOME EARLY CARDS LOOKED LIKE VALENTINES

Arkansas Gazette 1970; by Dorothy Hammond; during the late 1800's, colorful ones became popular. 1 page.

#143 - WASHINGTON TELEGRAPH-87TH BIRTHDAY

Unknown editorial ca. 1926, from Carrigan scrapbook 3 pages.

#144 - BROWNSVILLE VS. BROWNSTOWN

Brownsville-scene of skirmish on August 25, 1863; Captain Rains led his Confederate soldiers to meet them except that he traveled to Brownstown in the southwest corner of the state. 8 pages.

#145 - ALAN WHITE FURNITURE COMPANY STORY: "ALAN WHITE, MAN OF THE YEAR"

Lafayette County Democrat June 9, 1983; manufacturers of upholstered living room furniture in Stamps, Lafayette County; Alan White honored as "Man of the Year." Celebration in Stamps. Newsprint 8 pages.

#146 - SOLDIER'S DISCHARGE FROM THE CIVIL WAR (printed document)

W. T. Godard, of Washington, discharged August, 1864; copy of original document in History Commission. 2 paegs to copy.

#147 - NEW MADRID MADE 1811 A MEMORABLE YEAR FOR ARKANSAS

From Chronicles of Arkansas by Margaret Ross, August 6, 1967; the great earthquake in Missouri and Arkansas of 1811 and 1812. Newsprint, 4 pages.

#148 - CIVIL WAR LETTER: FROM W.P. HARVEY TO B.W. HARVEY, TEXAS

Mailed from Washington, AR, Sept. 1862 (copy); "We were 30 days walking from Navasoto to the Arkansas line." 4 pages.

#149 - I SPEAK ARKANSAW-OR SHOULD IT BE ARKANSEAUX?

Editorial in Arkansas Times Magazine, June, 1983 with copy of official congressional act of 1881 "Declaring the Proper Pronunciation of the State." 12 pages.

#150 - TANNING HIDES-DIRECTIONS (old recipe) 3 pages.
#151 - SLAVE SALE DOCUMENTS-TO AMAZIAH LEWIS, 1830-1858 copies 4 sales

6 pages to copy.

#152 - ROMAN NUMERALS AND THEIR EQUIVALENTS 2 pages.
#153 - MARBLEIZING (MARBLING)

By Carol Martell, 1983; tools and supplies needed; techniques used; illustrated. 4 pages.

#154 - LAFAYETTE COUNTY CEMETERY LIST

Sites only; from Lafayette Lookback, by Dan Dennington, Lafayette County Democrat, 1983. 1 page.

#155 - COLUMBIA COUNTY MARRIAGE RECORDS INDEX, BOOK A

Compiled by Dorothy and Maxine Sevedge from So-We-AR publication of the Columbia County Genealogical Society; copied by Curtistine Walz, 1984. 25 pgs.

#156 - NASHVILLE, ARKANSAS: OBITUARIES

From Nashville News, 1933; compiled and indexed by Don Sullivan. 18 pages

#157 - CALENDARS 1800-2050

Fourteen calendars to match any year within the framework of 1800 to 2050. 1 pg

#158 - "MAKING MEDICINE FOR 55 YEARS"

Willie Phillips, pharmacist; Little River News, March 2, 1984, Ashdown. 4 pgs.

#159 - "POPULAR MUSIC" NOTES BY BILL LONG FOR THE EXHIBIT "I HEAR AMERICA SINGING."

Old State House Museum, March, 1984; stories of songs of 1840-1920. 27 pages.

#160 - WICKER FURNITURE: HOW TO RESTORE AND PRESERVE

Article from unidentified magazine, 1984. 4 pgs.

#161 - TIMBERLAND AND WEYERHAUSER

Little River News March 22, 1984; hunting on land that has been "clear-cut" by Weyerhauser land in the Ouachita National forest. 2 pgs.

#162 - COLONIAL PROBATE RECORDS

By Karen E. Andresen; Early America Life Magazine Feb., 1983; "Probate records can provide a wealth of interesting and revealing information on the lives of the people, and supply us with insights into the social life of early America." 6 pgs.

#163 - TO CAMDEN AND BACK: WAR AS A MUDDY HORROR

By Bob Lancaster, Arkansas Times Magazine, April, 1984, Steele's campaign into southwest Arkansas in the Civil War. 10 pages.

#164 - MILITARY ROAD FROM WASHINGTON TO THE INDIAN TERRITORY, 1836

May and description of the road by Hugh Carruth, 1984. 4 pgs.

#165 - DeQUEEN AND EASTERN RAILROAD-A RIDE ON

DeQueen Bee, March 29, 1984; trip begins at Dierks, to carry wood chips to the paper mill in Valiant, OK. 5 pages.

#166 - THE RAILROAD-A LINK TO OUR PAST

Clipping form unidentified newspaper, ca., 1984; Cotton Belt Railroad through Lafayette County; founding of Lewisville; shipping of cotton 1882 to 1984. 1 pg.

#167 - EMMA RECEIVES GRANT (Ethnic Minority Memorabilia Association)

Black history museum in Washington receives grant of $3025 for work to be done on the building; article from Hope Star no date, ca. 1982. 1 pg.

#168 - LIBRARY TABLE, MISSION-STYLE

Description of table donated by Elno and Clayton Palmer for the workroom at the southwest Arkansas Regional Archives. 2 pages.

#169 - CIVILWAR LETTERS FROM BRIG. GEN. J.W. DAVIDSON DURING OCCUPATION OF LITTLE ROCK DURING THE CIVIL WAR

Report on actions of Federal & Confederate soldiers; complaints against Gen. Frederick Steele. 10 pages.

#170 - TERRITORIAL OVARLAPPING OF TEXAS AND ARKANSAS

By Claude V. Hall; a paper read before the Red River Valley Historical Association; Sherman, Texas, May 11, 1929. 18 pages.

#171 - NEWSPAPERS IN SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS IN 1883

Hempstead: The Southwestern Press; Hope News; The Hempstead County Record; Eagle; Pine Torch; Hope Radical

Little River: Herald; Little River Pilot

Union: Eagle; Times

Polk: The Pioneer 2 pages newsprint.

#172 - NOTES ON REFERENCES FOR NEGRO SPIRITUALS

From Miriam Day Raney; brief biography of Edward Boatner, collector of spirituals. 5 pgs.

#173 - SANDBUR: ODE

By Magdalene Collums, 1983. 5 pages.

#174 - "A DREAM" POEM Missing at this Time

Hope and Washington battle for the county seat in 1879.

#175 - WINES: PROCESS OF HOME-WINE MAKING

By Cathy Johnson, from Early American Life Magazine, 1983. 6 pgs.

#176 - PHOTOGRAPHS: THE DEFINITION, USE AND CARE OF HISTORIC PHOTOGRAPHS

With recommended reading list. 12 pages.

#177 - ARKANSAS ARCHEOLOGICAL SURVEY & ARKANSAS ARCHEOLOGICAL SOCIETY INFORMATION (Fayetteville)

16 pages.

#178 - INDIANS: PASSAGE OF THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES THROUGH ARKANSAS 1830-1840

Compiled by Leonard Graham from Grant Foreman's book, Indian Removal fro Caddo Area Council of Boy Scouts. 14 pages.

#179 - MOON TREE PLANTED AT WASHINGTON IN 1976

Ceremony on Arbor Day, March, 1976; tree grown from seed that journeyed to the moon and back aboard Apollo 14 in 1971. 5 pages.

#180 - WRITING THE ARCHITECTURAL DESCRIPTION: AN ILLUSTRATED GLOSSARY

National Register Workshop; Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, Dept. on Natural and Cultural Heritage, 1980. 18 pages.

#181 - STEAMBOATS OWNED AND OPERATED BY THE KOUNS & O'PRY FAMILIES

a.1844-1904 (Name, date bought & sold; disposition)

b.1848-1914 (Same)

Contains adv's of the steamboats and aritcles "Imperial Caddo in Legend and History" by Maud Hearn O'Pry (1926) and "The Red River of the South" by N. Philip Norman; illustrated.

25 pages.

#182 - THOMSON STORE BILL: ACCOUNT FORM

Tom D. Thomson; dry goods, clothing, notions, Camden, AR, 189_. 1 page.

#183 - DIXIE MINSTRELS ADVERTISEMENT AT THE HOPE OPERA HOUSE

Oct. 3, (no year) Benefit Bois d'Arc Camp 28, W.O. W. original program. 4 pages.

#184 - HEMPSTEAD COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT: EXCERPTS 1824-1825, Book D

Compiled by Don Montgomery No index, 22 pages.

#185 - HEMPSTEAD COUNTY LIST OF TAXPAYERS, 1916

List alphabetically in towns. 108 pages.

#186 - OUACHITA COUNTY POST OFFICES NO LONGER IN EXISTENCE

List by Ruth Tate 2 pages.

#187 - MILITARY ROAD CONTROVERSY OF 1843: ROUTE FROM WASHINGTON TO LITTLE MISSOURI RIVER "TRAVELING ON THE SAID WAGON ROAD OF GRANDISON ROYSTON"

Copied from County Court Records, January term, 1843. 34 pages.

#188 - CHURCH HISTORIES: HOW TO RESEARCH, WRITE AND PUBLISH

Notes from the workshop held in Washington, 27 Oct 1984

a.Where to Begin" Sources for Church Historians

b.Checklist for Publication of a Church History, Local History or Corporate History (Ted Parkhurst)

c.Oral History Association Goals and Guidelines

d.Archives within the Local Church (Mrs. James Rice)

27 pages.

#189 - WINDOW SHADES YOU CAN MAKE (Early Shaker Design)

From American Life Magazine, 1984 4 pages.

#190 - METHODIST MINISTER'S LONELY GRAVE

Rucker Tanner, Methodist preacher, died in Hempstead County in 1829; grave marked by a Bois d'arc post in the Proving Ground, East of Nashville. Clipping from The Nashville News, June 17, 1960. 4 pages to copy.

#191 - "BOWIE KNIFE:" NEWSPAPER ARTICLE AND REBUTTAL BY R.P. BOWIE IN 'THE PLANTER'S ADVOCATE' ca. 1850

Handwritten copy (page 1 is missing). 7 pages.

#192 - REVOLUTIONARY SOLDIERS BURIED IN ARKANSAS

List by Clara Eno ca. 1930 10 pages.

#193 - REVOLUTIONARY SOLDIERS WHO CAME TO ARKANSAS

List compiled by Mrs. Frankie Young Holt, Prudence Hall Chapter, NSDAR, North Little Rock, 1974. 6 pages.

#194 - FUNERAL COACH BUILT IN 1865 RESTORED IN ASHDOWN

Little River News, Ashdown, 15 Nov 1984; Jim Coco, antique collector and mortician restores funeral coach in 1959; at Madden Funeral Home in Ashdown.

Newsprint 4 pages to copy.

#195 - MEXICAN WAR OF 1846: "VAN BUREN AVENGERS" OFFICERS AND MEN OF VAN BUREN WHO LEFT FOR WASHINGTON, HEMPSTEAD COUNTY, 13 JUNE 1846

From Arkansas Intelligencer of 13 June 1846. 4 pages.

#196 - CONFEDERATE VETERANS WHO ATTENDED A PARADE IN HOPE 1909

In 1909, handwritten copy from scrapbook of Mrs. Rena Clark. 7 pages.

#197 - "BLACK KETTLE MAGIC"

By Maxine Miracle Wasson, Arkansas Gazette (no date), "The black kettle came to Arkansas with the early settlers" Uses of the kettle; interviews with people who used them. 2 pages.

#198 - BONES DEPICT MANY ILLNESSES IN SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS BLACK COMMUNITY (Cedar Grove Baptist Church Cemetery)

Lafayette County Democrat 26 July 1984; "Excavation of a cemetery found near the Red River in 1981 shows that skeletons were more severely affected by malnutrition and disease than others excavated in recorded history." 1 page.

#199 - METHODIST LITTLE ROCK CONFERENCE OBSERVING CENTENNIAL

Clipping from unidentified newspaper; 100th anniversary celebration; Illustrated with map and picture of Washington Methodist Church, site of first conference session held in 1854. 1 page.

#200 - LOST TREASURE OF THE COSSATOT

by W. C. Jameson; True West Magazine, Jan. 1985; story of a mine shaft at Pig Pen Bottoms, in Sevier County; and possibility of a gold mine discovered by DeSoto's men. 8 pages.

#201 - (THE) GREAT AMERICAN COOKSTOVE

by Jonathan Ray; Early American Life Magazine, 1984; Illustrated story of the cookstove from 1845-1900. 8 pages.

#202 - PICKET FENCES: WILLIAMSBURG GATES AND FENCES

By Franklin H. Gottshall; Early American Life Magazine, 1984; diagrams and patterns. Newsprint, 8 pages.

#203 - HEMPSTEAD "COUNTY SEAT" CONTROVERSY

Arkansas Gazette clippings (4) 1938

a. Hope Again Seeks to be County Seat b. Court Removal Order Put Off c. Statement from Mayor Delony of Washington d. Records Must Remain Here, but Court May be in Hope is Ruling. 9 pages. to copy.

#204 - DAYS OF THE BLUE BACK SPELLER

"Mrs. G. W. Logan, who will be 94 in October, remembers when this one little thin book constituted a pupil's entire book list. Arkansas Gazette no date, by Gladys Powell. 4 pages.

#205 - CROCKETT'S FANS WON'T SURRENDER ALAMO LEGEND

Dallas Morning News 13 Jan 1985; Dan Kilgore finds proof that the legend of Davy Crockett at the Alamo needs changing to fit the facts from Mexican sources. 3 pages.

#206 - TWENTIETH CENTURY BROUGHT PHONES TO DEQUEEN

DeQueen Bee 17 Jan 1984 (Daily Citizen, 16 Jan 1985) Picture of J.A. Wommack, owner of the DeQueen Telephone Company and operator, Miss Callie Gillam. Early history of the DeQueen Telephone Company. 1 page.

#207 - AMERICAN GOLD: SOLID GOLD COINS WERE LEGAL TENDER FOR MOST OF THE NATION'S HISTORY

From The American Heritage Magazine Dec. 1984. 10 pages.

#208 - THE CLARK KIDNAPPING OF 1825

Thomas Clark, four year old son of Benjamin Clark, of Hempstead County, was kidnapped; found in 1827; the Gazette articles of 1825-1827 (copies). 25 pages.

#209 - TRAIL OF TEARS STUDY

U.S. Dept. of the Interior; National Park Service; The land and water routes traveled by Cherokee Indians during the their tragic removal to Oklahoma; map included. 8 pages.

#210 - BOWIE KNIFE USED IN NEW ZEALAND WARS OF 1863-1885

Three pages from the book, New Zealand Wars, Forest Rangers; "the knife with which Von Tempsky's Company was armed, 1863-1864, was somewhat after the pattern of the bowie-knife of Texan fame." 6 pages.

#211 - CICADAS TO PROVIDE CACOPHONUS CORNUCOPIA

Lafayette County Democrat 8 May 1985; the story of the 13 and 17 year cicada.

1 page.

#212 - SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS LOCAL COLORISTS

Frias, Marian; proposal for the Carl Goodson Honors Program; comparison of regional writing of Washington authors, Ruth McEnery Stuart and Claud Garner. 22 pages.

#213 - ARKANSAS SCHOOLS OF 1819-1900

Haynes, Mary Margaret; Hope Star May 16, 1985; Talk given to the students at Edith Brown Elementary School in Hope. 1 page.

#214 - AUGUSTUS HILL GARLAND

By J.H. Carmichael; dedicatory address given a the dedication of a memorial plaque honoring A.H. Garland at the site occupied by the Terminal Warehouse on East Markham street, the site of Garland's law office (no date). 14 pages.

#215 - STEAM GIN EXHIBIT IS OPENED: WASHINGTON STATE PARK

Nashville News Sept. 13, 1984; Goodlett gin officially opened for public viewing at Old Washington Historic State Park. 1 page newsprint.

#216 - NEW MADRID EARTHQUAKE: UPHEAVAL ON THE MISSISSIPPI

McCall, Edith, State Historical Society of Missouri, 1985. 6 pages.

#217 - MASONIC GRAND LODGES IN SOUTHERN STATES

Addresses 1page

#218 - MASONIC CHARTER: SOUTHWEST CHAPTER NO. 44 AT BRIGHT STAR

Copy, 1868. 1 page.

#219 - BOWIE KNIFE Two articles from The Hope Star 1975

a.Bowie Knife: King of Day at Old Washington, Lazenby, Rebecca

b.The "Arkansas Toothpick" May Have Returned to Its Birthplace Saturday, Harris, Jim. Stories of Bart Moore and his journey to Washington to investigate the possibility that he has Jim Bowie's original knife. 6 pages.

#220 - TWIN SPRINGS' SPANISH GOLD

Frontier Times, Dec. , 1969, Mitchell, George; story of buried Spanish treasure on the Cossatot River in Polk County near the John Avants homestead. 2 pages.

#221 - EARLY EMIGRANT TRAILS IN THE UNITED STATES, EAST OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER

Marcus Winfield Lewis, 1933; list with map. 3 pages.

#222 - TOURIST MAP OF ARKANSAS TRAILS, 1924

Dixie Auto Tourist Map Co. "Containing valuable information for the Auto Tourist, based on observations from actual travel over the routes by our staff." With map.

8 pages.

#223 - BOWIE KNIFE (OWNED BY A CARRIGAN)

By Mary Melissa Royston; picture of the "Carrigan Bowie Knife" 1 page

#224 - TRIMBLE AND JOHNSON STORE LEDGER INDEX 1852-1853

Indexed by Tammie Allen 1985; 22 pages.

#225 - HOPE SCHOOL DISTRICT HISTORY

Turner, Mary Nell, 1975, Hope Star; Rutherford, Will, from the years 1880-1976.

about 4 legal size pages to copy.

#226 - SPANISH LAND GRANTS IN ARKANSAS

The Arkansas Gazette 20 Apr. 1941; Rankin, Claud. Newsprint, 4 pages.

#227 - MEN FROM HEMPSTEAD COUNTY IN THE CIVIL WAR

Compiled by Betty Gibson from 1860 census of Hempstead County, History of Hempstead Co. during the War Between the States (M.M. Royston), Indigent Soldiers Records (1862); and Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers. 15 pages.

#228 - JAMIE RUSSELL COLLECTION OF OLD HEMPSTEAD COURT RECORDS (INDEX)

Dates from 1830-1843; 4 pages.

#229 - WASHINGTON TO HOPE RAILROAD

One page from Southwest Arkansas-Indiana Territory chargered 1876; operated 1879-1881. 1 page.

#230 - INDIAN INFORMATION: SOURCES AND MAP OF CHEROKEE & CREEK LANDS 1812

Oklahoma Genealogical Society Quarterly Vol. 7, #2, June, 1962, page 296. 4 pages.

#231 - GLOSSARY OF RELIGIOUS WORDS AND TERMS: ADDRESSES OF RELIGIOUS LIBRARIES AND ARCHIVES

From Survey of American Church Records, Vol. I by Kay Kirkham 4 pages

#232 - THE OLD TOWN SPEAKS INDEX

about 10 pages. file is located in the book, Library 976.754

#233 - FLOW, FLOWING, OR FLOWN BLUE (china)

Papa, Joan Springer 1972, 3 pages.

#234 - DAVY CROCKETT IN ARKANSAS

Ross, Margaret Smith; The Arkansas Gazette Sunday Magazine, 15 May 1955; 8 pages to copy newsprint.

#235 - BOWIE LAND CLAIMS IN HEMPSTEAD COUNTY 1827-1828

Copies from old court records. About 20 pages to copy.

#236 - ARKANSAS AND LOUISIANA LINE

Arkansas Gazette article, 16 Feb 1831

#237 - WOODCARVING: THEO LONG OF WASHINGTON

"Pocketknife frees horses, figures hidden inside chunks of wood." The Nashville News. 21 Oct. 1985; 1 page.

#238 - THE BASKET-WEAVER

By Les Minor; Texarkana Gazette 22 Sept. 1985; Hulian Webb, basket-weaver (Black) of Spreudell, in Hempstead County. 8 pages to copy newsprint.

#239 - "THE NIGHT THE STARS FELL" (November 13, 1833)

Newspaper, no date; also titled "Other Times When the World Didn't Come to an End." newsprint, 2 pages.

#240 - THE COLT PISTOL-A TRIO OF SAMS MADE IT ALL POSSIBLE

Overton, Tom, from magazine Texana, no date; Sam Colt, Sam Houston and Sam Walker were instrumental in the popularity of the Colt pistol form 1836-1846. 1 page.

#241 - BOWIE KNIFE OWNED BY STEVE CARRIGAN

Newspaper clipping; Arkansas Gazette , no date, Augustus Garland bought the knife at auction in ca. 1870. 14 pages.

#242 - ARTIST VISITS FORMER HOME (Jennie Delony Rice Meyrowitz)

Arkansas Gazette no date. 1 page.

#243 - GOLSTON, GLADYS, RETIRES

The Hope Star 22 Aug. 1985; Gladys Williamson Golston, Home Economics teacher at Lincolm High School, Washington, AR, retires after 48 years of teaching without missing a day. 1 page.

#244 - LAFAYETTE COUNTY FARM FAMILY OF THE YEAR 1985

Lafayette County Democrat, 22 Aug. 1985; story of the Funderburg family near Stamps. 10 pages.

#245 - 'LEGEND OF BOGGY CREEK' SEQUEL FILMED IN OZAN

The Hope Star, March 13, 1975, "Homer Jones May Be No Sidney Poitier, But" Film crew at Ozan in 1975. 8 pages.

#246 - ULTIMA THULE LEDGER INDEX, 1860

Indexed by students in Margaret Turner's Journalism Class, DeQueen, AR, 1985. 7 pages.

#247 - COURT OF COMMON PLEAS AND MARRIAGE RECORDS INDEX, 1819-1862

Public Works Administration typescript book, 1942; Volumes A, AA, BB. 60 pages.

#248 - EARTHQUAKE: "GIANT IN THE EARTH"

Friedlander, Jay; The Arkansas Times Magazine Oct., 1985; predictions by geologists of an earthquake to rival the New Madrid (Missouri) Earthquake of 1811 in northeast Arkansas. 10 pages.

#249 - OLD-TIME MASONS LEFT LEGACY OF ART SET IN STONE

DeQueen Bee Nov. 28, 1985; page 1D; Sculpture found on buildings in downtown DeQueen; bricklayers who were artisans at the turn of the century. 4 pages.

#250 - CONFEDERATE FLAG

18 x 11 owned by William Michael Thompson. 2 pages to copy.

#251 - ARTIST SHARES BEAUTY OF SURROUNDINGS-LOU ANN BLAKELY OF NASHVILLE

Franklin, Linda; Texarkana Gazette-News 19 Feb. 1978; Lou Ann Blakely does pen and ink drawings of birds and old barns. 4 pages.

#252 - READER LINE BRINGS BACK OLD MEMORIES

Texarkana Daily News July 20, 1973; Reader Railroad Foundation tries to persuade the State Parks and Tourism to issue revenue bonds to save the Possum Trot Line in Nevada County. 2 pages.

#253 - ECONOMIC SUCCESS IN ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE: 1800-1840

Bolton, Charles S. 13 pages.

#254 - DIERKS, FREDERICK H: IN MEMORIAM

From The Dierks co-Operator; published monthly for employees of Dierks Forest, Inc., May, 1965; Services held in Kansas City for Frederick H. Dierks, president of Dierks Forests, Inc. 6 pages.

#255 - RIVER WILSON'S LIFE-C. H. WILSON, OF FULTON

C.H. Wilson, engineer on the Denison, a Red River snagboat, in the early 1900's, tells of his life on the river; Texarkana Gazette, 12 Sept. 1976. 4 pages.

#256 - PHONOGRAPHS: "NASHVILLE POSTMASTER 'CRANKS' UP MUSIC"

Texarkana Gazette 30 Jan. 1977; Chet Nunley, of Howard County, collects old phonographs. 2 pages newsprint

#257 - SIGN-PAINTING: "MAN'S WORK FADED AWAY BY TIME, OR COVERED UP"

Texarkana Gazette 13 Nov 1977; Jack Merideth once traveled the countryside painting advertising on billboards, barn roofs and the brick sides of buildings.

Linda Franklin. 4 pages newsprint.

#258 - BEEKEEPER MAINTAINS ENTHUSIASM AT AGE 83

Texarkana Gazette 6 Mar 1977; Linda Franklin; H.B. Cutchall of Fouke who has kept beehives for sixty years. 4 pages, newsprint.

#259 - STOREKEEPER BRAGS 'WE BUY ANYTHING'

Texarkana Gazette 6 Mar 1977; Linda Franklin; Ed Corley of DeQueen discusses the difference between shoppers today and those who wandered into his store when he started out 55 years ago. 6 pages, newsprint.

#260 - A ROUGH CHILDHOOD CONTAINED MEMORIES WORTH REMEMBERING

Texarkana Gazette 25 Dec 1977, Linda Franklin; Mrs. Daisy Provence of Dierks tells of her childhood in the mountains; Pike City, once found between Murfreesboro and Delight, AR. 2 pages, newsprint.

#261 - PLANTATION STORE NO LONGER 'VITAL LINK'

Franklin, Linda; Texarkana Gazette-News 19 Jun 1977; abandoned commissary store for the tenants on the Rube Russell cotton plantation along the Red River near Lewisville. 4 pages, newsprint.

#262 - CATHOLIC ORDER FOUNDED IN 1866

Texarkana Gazette no date; St. Michael Hospital established in 1916 by the Congregation of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, founded in 1866 in Texas. 1 page newsprint.

#263 - ARCHITECTURE: BEFORE FUNCTION CAME FORM

Franklin, Linda, Texarkana Gazette, 21 May 1978; a photographic study of architecture of older buildings in Texarkana, AR. 8 pages, newsprint.

#264 - GEORGE MOSLEY, LOCAL SENIOR IS HONORED

Texarkana Gazette, 14 May 1978; George Mosley is honored for his community work; retired from the Texarkana Department of Water Works. 1 page, newsprint.

#265 - OLD HOUSE HISTORICAL: LOG HOUSE AT GENOA

Kirby, Sally; Texarkana Gazette, no date; J.W. May grew up in the log house built by Frank and Winnie Smith in 1870. 2 pages, newsprint.

#266 - SCHOOLS WERE FEW (Bowie County)

Dillingham, Louise; Texarkana Gazette; no date; "In 1842 there were nine schools in Bowie County with a total of 140 children" 4 pages newsprint

#267 - EDUCATION OF MANNERS BRED IN SCHOOL

Dillingham, Louise; Texarkana Gazette, No date; excerpt from the 1913-14 Manual and Course of study from the Texarkana, Texas Public Schools; home and school cooperated in teaching morals and manners. 1 pg.

#268 - DIAMONDS IN ARKANSAS

Wilcox, Jerry D.; From True West Magazine, Dec., 1981; story of the diamonds found by John Huddleston in Murfreesboro. 6 pgs. newsprint.

#269 - JOHN HUDDLESTON AND HIS DIAMOND MINE

Poem by Magdalene Collums, 1985. 6 pages

#270 - BOOKS: LOVETT HAS BEEN STOCKPILING FOR YEARS

Texarkana Gazette 13 Nov 1977; Ed Lovett of Banks has collected more than 20,000 volumes of hardback and paperback books. 1 page newsprint.

#271 - CIVIL WAR LETTER FROM JOHN BELL WATSON

From Chickamauga, Tennessee 6 Aug 1863 6 pgs copy.

#272 - "CHANGE THE NAME OF ARKANSAS-NEVER!"

From Names on the Land: A Historical Account of Placenaming in the United States; Stewart, George R. 1 page.

#273 - WAR VETERANS BURIED IN ROSE HILL CEMETERY: HOPE, HEMPSTEAD COUNTY

Comfederate Veterans; Spanish-American War Veterans; world War Veterans; Grand Army of the Republic Veterans (G.A.R.) 4 pages.

#274 - ACADEMY FOR BOYS AT SPRING HILL: 1844

Arkansas Gazette clipping; From Arkansas Gazette Files: Notice of opening: suggestion is made that youths sent abroad to be educated return home to fall victim to the climate, who, "if they could have been educated at home and avoided the change of climate would now be flourishing in life" 1 page newsprint.

#275 - THE GOVERNOR AS TRANSPLANTER

Arkansas Gazette 1 April 1970; Governor Rockefeller moves a full-grown magnolia tree from the grounds of the late Dan. W. Jones, to the grounds of the Governor's Mansion in Little Rock. 1 page, newsprint.

#276 - HOW TO RESEARCH AN OLD HOUSE

Archer, Madeline; Americana Magazine, 1985. 7 pages.

#277 - CAROLINA METHODIST CHURCH: "DRAWINGS OF HISTORIC STRUCTURES GAIN NATIONAL PRIZES"

From "Directions": newsletter of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, winter, 1985; drawing of the Carolina Methodist Church in Nevada County won third prize in the Charles Peterson competition so-sponsored by the Athenaeum of Philadelphia and the American Institute of Architects. 1 page.

#278 - THE ADELANTADO'S PIGS

Lancaster, Bob; Arkansas Times Magazine, January, 1986; being an investigation into the folklore claim that Arkansas razorbacks are descended from a herd prodded along through the wilderness by Hernando de Soto. 12 pages.

#279 - JAMES BLACK'S MILL ON THE ROLLING FORK (?)

Copy of notes from an abstract in Sevier County; one page.

#280 - 'TRAIL OF TEARS' COMMEMORATION SET BY NATIONAL PARK SERVICE

Two clippings: Hope Star, 23 Jan 1986; DeQueen Daily Citizen, 13 Jan 1986; "There are two Trail of Tears routes-one for the Choctaws through Southwest Arkansas as well as through the northern part of the state." 3 pages, newsprint.

#281 - MILLER COUNTY ROOTS ORIGINATE IN LAFAYETTE'S SESQUICENTENNIAL

Lafayette County Democrat 9 Jan 1985; from notes used by Ted Goldman in his address to the Lafayette County Historical Society in 1971. 1 page, newsprint.

#282 - WATERMELONS-TWO ARKANSAS BOYS PARLAY A TRUCKLOAD OF HOPE SPECIALS INTO A LITTLE FAME AND LOTS OF LAUGHS

By John Egerton; unknown magazine; no date; "Pod" Rogers and Carter Russell travel with Hope melons to the Hemisfair in San Antonio and appearances on television. 3 pages.

#283 - STATE HIGHWAY 4 TO BE WIDENED

Texarkana Gazette 31 Dec 1985; The highway department will build a bypass around Old Washington Historic State Park. 1 page, newsprint.

#284 - MY CHILDHOOD AND YOUTH IN ARKANSAS

By J.J. Propps; 40 pages copied from Arkansas Historical Quarterly, Winter, 1967, Vol. XXVI, Number 4. The Haller-Propps family of Howard County; customs of life from f1886-1900. 26 pages. newsprint.

#285 - FIRST CONFEDERATE FLAG IN ARKANSAS

Arkansas Gazette 16 May 1911; "It was at Lewisville, that the first Confederate flag was raised in this state" 1 page.

#286 - HISTORICAL MARKERS OF DeQUEEN, SEVIER COUNTY, ARKANSAS

By Hugh Carruth; list and location; 3 pages.

#287 - MAYFLOWER DESCENDANTS IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS 1972-1975

Copy; 20 pages.

#288 - DE SOTO: TRACKING HIS TRAIL

Zeigler, Wes; Arkansas Magazine; 5 May 1985; research of Charles Elias, of North Little Rock; 12 pages with map.

#289 - QUAPAW JOURNEY TO RED RIVER

Dickinson, Samuel D.; from Pulaski County Historical Review, Vol. XXXIV, Spring 1986, No. 1. 10 pages.

#290 - LAFAYETTE COUNTY: HEADS OF FAMLIES IN THE 1840 U.S. CENSUS

One page, by Glynn McCalman; 1 page.

#291 - PATTERNS OF HISTORY

Brochures, where to order, etc. 16 pages.

#292 - HEMPSTEAD COUNTY POSTOFFICES 1821-1986

By Russell Baker; Arkansas History Commission; 4 pages.

#293 - THE IMAGE OF "ELSEWHERE" IN THE AMERICAN TRADITION OF MIGRATION

By Peter Morrison and Judith Wheeler; The Rand Corporation, 13 pages. The Turner Thesis vs. Everett Lee's perspectives on the frontier concept of American migration-yesterday and today.

#294 - TEXAS-ARKANSAS BOINDARIES: RATIFIED OCTOBER 13, 1838

a.from The Handbook of Texas, Vol. I, Austin, 1952

b.Texas: April 25, 1838-Convention for Marking the Boundary between the United States of America and the Republic of Texas. 15 pages.

#295 - LAFAYETTE COUNTY-UNION COUNTY BOUNDARIES

With maps and information from Dr. John L. Ferguson of the Arkansas History Commission; and Skipper Steely and his research for Six Months from Tennessee.

25 pages.

#296 - HOWARD COUNTY POSTOFFICES 1881-1986

By Russell Baker of the Arkansas History Commission , 1986. 4 pages.

#297 - ARKANSAS COUNTIES WITH DATES OF ORGANIZATION

Russell Baker, 1979; one page.

#298 - POSTOFFICES AND POSTMASTERS OF PIKE COUNTY 1852-1908

List from Record of Appointment of Postmasters, National Archives. 11 pages.

#299 - ANGELOU, MAYA: INTERVIEW IN NASHVILLE NEWS 26 JUNE 1986

Newsprint, 2 pages.

#300 - "PEACHES ARE BIG BOOST TO AREA'S ECONOMY"

Texarkana Gazette ca. 1935; The story of Bert Johnson's peach orchards in Howard County. 3 pages.

#301 - WOLF CREEK POSTMASTERS 1868-1907

List by Russell Baker (Wolf Creek was also known as Stellville.) 3 pages.

#302 - POSTMASTERS: RECORD OF APPOINTMENTS 1832-1971

EXPLANATION OF MICROFILM ROLLS FROM THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES Acc. ##3269, 3270, 3271) 7 pages.

#303 - ARKANSAS' ROLE IN THE WAR BETWEEN THE STATES

By Hellice Burton, 1986 26 pages.

#304 - POSTCARD COLLECTION: Ellen Carrigan Perdue

11 cards ca 1907; (1 Christmas card, 1 Germicide Bath card)

#305 - "LONELY GRAVES NOT FORGOTTEN"

Nashville News, 16 Oct 1986; interview with Lucille Westbrook of Howard County.

1 page.

#306 - LAFAYETTE COUNTY TAXPAYERS FOR 1890

List by Frank Cochran; second copy in research room. 10 pages.

#307 - WASHINGTON AND HOPE RAILROAD: EXCERPTS FROM ARKANSAS GAZETTE 1877-1880

Compiled by Wayne Lincoln, 1985, 5 pages.

#308 - OIL-THE OIL BOOM IN SMACKOVER AND EL DORADO IN 1922

Arkansas Gazette 9 Mar 1986. 6 pages.

#309 - POSTCARD COLLECTION: from Murl Dyer

86 cards; circa 1909; miscellaneous.

#310 - DINOSAUR DYNASTY

Rewriting the history of the creatures' lives and times; Modern Maturity 1986; by Kevin McKean; 9 pages.

#311 - DEVELOPMENT OF ROADS, POSTAL ROUTES AND STAGE LINES AT CAMDEN, ARKANSAS

By Larry Morrison, 29 pages.

#312 - THE CABOOSE IS DISAPPEARING

The Hope Star 23 Dec 1986; brief history of the strange railroad car that survived for more than 100 years. 1 page newsprint.

#313 - CHRISTMAS CARD: COPY OF THE FIRST CARD OF 1843 BY HORSLEY 5 x 7 Hallmark

3 pages to copy

#314 - JOURNEY THROUGH SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS, 1858

By Germaine M. Reed; Arkansas Historical Quarterly Summer, 1971; No. 2 XXX; the diary of David French Boyd, who traveled from Homer, LA, through Southwest Arkansas and into Indian territory; description of Hempstead and Sevier counties. 9 pgs.

#315 - SCIENTISTS HOPING TO REWRITE HISTORY

Texarkana Gazette 14 Sept 1986; mysterious rock writing in Colorado seems to show that Celts and others visited America long before 1492. 4 pages.

#316 - MEDICINES IN ARKANSAS BEFORE WORLD WAR ONE

Jetton, Betty; unidentified magazine; 6 pages.

#317 - HANDKERCHIEF IN HANDKERCHIEF CASE

Gift item; ca. 1925; white silk handkerchief.

#318 - RURAL SELF-SUFFICIENCY IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY

Carrigan, Dr. Jo Ann; reprint form the Arkansas Historical Quarterly, subtitled "A Planter's and Housewife's Do-It-Yourself Encyclopedia." Taken from a compilation of medical remedies, cooking recipes and other information brought to Arkansas in 1850 by Alfred H. Carrigan and his bride, Mary E. Moore. 2 pages, newsprint.

#319 - HOPE STAR CELEBRATES 87TH BIRTHDAY

Brief history of The Hope Star, clipping 29 Oct 1986. 2 pgs.

#320 - MILITARY ROAD BACKGROUND: ROAD THROUGH ARKADELPHIA FOR THE STAGE AND MAIL LINES

Two pages; research printed in "Looking Back" in the Malvern Daily Record no date given. 2 pages.

#321 - THE TEXAS DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE

Copy on parchment, copyright 1986; 12 x 14 explanation notes. 10 pages.

#322 - BURIED TREASURE IN LITTLE RIVER COUNTY

Letter from R. F. Bolster to Jerrome Whitesell in 1966; story of his search for a Spanish silver mine near Horatio and another near Cerro Gordo. 7 pages.

#323 - DINOSAUR: "THERE COULD BE A DINOSAUR IN YOUR LIFE"

A Southwest Arkansas Teacher Center Publication, 1980. 11 pgs.

#324 - RICHMOND METHODIST CHURCH: LIST OF MEMBER AND WHEN THEY JOINED Copied by Cora Locke, 1987.

6 pages.

#325 - RED RIVER CAMPAIGN OF THE CIVIL WAR: MISCELLANEOUS RESEARCH NOTES Mary Medearis.

101 pages.

#326 - FISHERS OF THE RED

By Robert Kerr; Arkansas Times Magazine Oct. 1986; "The Cutchall Family of Miller County; fishermen of Red River for four generations." 14 pages.

#327 - SURVEYING: "SURVEYORS WORK TO OVERCOME MISDEEDS IN DEEDS"

Early settlers Didn't Master All That They Surveyed, But With Good Reason. By William Celis III, reporter for The Wall Street Journal, 1987. 2 pages, newsprint.

#328 - MILLER COUNTY BOUNDARIES FROM 1820-1875

Letter from Mrs. George Creamer. 1 page.

#329 - SEVIER COUNTY NEWSPAPERS: LIST FROM 1857-1980

From Harold Mabry's "Profiles of the Past" 2 pages.

#330 - KNIFE-MAKING-MORAN LAST OF DYING BREED

From Knoxville News-Sentinel 1987; story of a knife-maker, Bill Moran, in Maryland, and what is happening in the world of knife-making today. 9 pages.

#331 - CHURCH VAULT SEALED 50 YEARS WILL BE OPENED IN MENA

First Baptist Church of Mena and the vault named "Ebenezer," constructed after the pastor, L. D. Summers, led a fight to close down the Old Commonwealth College near Mena. The Mena Star 13 June 1986. 2 pages newsprint.

#332 - TOILETTES: A DESCRIPTIVE JOURNAL OF NEW YORK, LONDON, PARIS AND BERLIN FASHIONS

Vol. XVII, No. 12, Dec. 1897 11 x 17 12 pages.

#333 - FROM 'HARD TIMES' TO 'NEW HOPE'

From the Shreveport Times July ??; story of the journal of Leonidas Pendleton Spyker of Bossier Parrish, LA, in 1856, as he moved form near Plain Dealing to a new home near Bastrop, LA. Complete details of the journey of nine days. 8 pages.

#334 - PEACHES-THE STORY OF

By Harold Miller, Nashville News 100th Year Commemorative Issue, 21 Nov 1978, p. 1C. 8 pages to copy.

#335 - ONE WOMAN'S PERSPECTIVE: HISTORY OVER THE YEARS

By Dr. Jo Ann Carrigan in the OAH Newsletter, Vol. 14, #2, May 1986; "change and continuity in the teaching of history" 3 pages.

#336 - LAND CLAIMS IN THE BEGINNING

One page on notes concerning New Madrid certificates and pre-emption claims in 1819.

#337 - NASHVILLE HIGH SCHOOL ALMA MATER

a. Alma Mater, arranged by Cleone Goss; composed by Amy Holcombe Ball Johnston in 1937; manuscript by Jan Barger, 1987.

b. "1937 NHS Junior Saw the Need for the 'Alma Mater;" Nashville News, May, 1987. 2 pages.

#338 - SOUTH'S LACK OF SALT WAS SERIOUS

By Balys Hall Kennedy, Arkansas Democrat Magazine, no date; "some authorities say the shortage of salt was one of the main reasons the Confederacy lost the war." 1 page.

#339 - SMITH BURIAL ASSOCIATION BENEFICIARIES, STAMPS, ARKANSAS, 1935-1961 MOVED TO SF #115

Index of over 2300 names from copies of assessment letters mailed out by Smith Burial Association beginning in 1935; compiled by Frank Cochran, 1987.

#340 - ON THE CUTTING EDGE: BLADESMITHS TEST THEIR METAL AT ARKANSAS FESTIVAL

Texarkana Gazette, April 1987; "Some sharp knifesmen were drawn to Washington for Texarkana College's fourth annual Piney Woods Hammer-In." 2 pgs., newsprint.

#341 - "WASHINGTON NATIVE WAS PAINTER" (Jennie Delony Rice Meyrowitz)

Two articles by Mary Anita Laseter, 1960; Arkansas Gazette clippings. Newsprint, 4 pages.

#342 - BALLAD OF THE BLIND GIRL

Copy of handwritten page from unidentified source; "Written by Miss M.E. Pinkerton" ca. 1880 1 pg.

#343 - SOUTHWESTERN BOUNDARY (ARK-OKLA-TEX) CONTROVERSIES

Arkansas Gazette 19 Mar 1922; Herndon, Dallas. When Arkansas Territory was established in 1819, the western territorial line was the subject of dispute that continued for many years. 8 pages.

#344 - TRIMBLE'S UNWRITTEN HISTORY OF ARKANSAS

Copied from papers in the original manuscripts at the Arkansas History Commission. Robert Wilson Trimble, of Little Rock, began collecting this material ca 1876. He corresponded with Daniel Witter, Grandison Royston, U.M. Rose and Judge Eakin; letters from these men are included in their papers. 21 pages.

#345 - CORNISH, I.A., PENSION APPLICATION, CIVIL WAR, 1907

24th Arkansas Regiment, Company K. 19 pages copies.

#346 - POLK, MARY J. (MRS. ALLEN): WIDOW'S PENSION APPLICATION 1915

Civil War 24th Arkansas Infantry copies. 19 pages

#347 - LITTLEFIELD, P.R.: PENSION APPLICATION, CIVIL WAR 1907

24th Arkansas Infantry; 14 pages. copies.

#348 - NORTHUM, MRS. F.J.: WIDOW'S PENSION APPLICATION, 1915

19th Arkansas Infantry (Arthur Campbell, first husband, died in prison in Camp Douglass. 4 pages Copies.

#349 - REGIONAL STUDIES-A PHILOSOPHY FOR

By Dr. Tom Greer; "Regionalism is the study of a particular geographical area, identified by topography, climate and/or boundaries" 14 pages.

#350 - JOHN A. MURRELL---'THE LAND PIRATE'

Three pages; notes on the history of John A. Murrell, a highway robber, horse and slave thief, murderer and outlaw with 'local lodges' in various parts of Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas. Captured in 1834. 3 pages.

#351 - WASHINGTON AND HOPE RAILROAD 1879-1882

by Wayne Lincoln. 6 pages. Notes from various sources. The short-line railroad.

#352 - CATALPA TREES OF WASHINGTON

Copied from The Southwest Press of Washington 6 April 1883. John H. Smith, postman, "scattered the fluffy seed in the old court yard" 1 page.

#353 - "T. TEXAS TYLER: FROM MENA TO STARDOM"

by Harold Coogan. Mena Star 14 June 1987. 1 page. Texas Tyler's real name was David Luke Myrick. "The recitative recording style pioneered by T. Texas Tyler set the pattern for future Country stars of 1970-80." 5 pages.

#354 - DRUGS AND MEDICINES FOUND IN SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS IN 1855

Copied from a full-page ad for the store of B.L. Brittin and W.W. Andrews in The Washington Telegraph 3 Oct 1855. 1 page.

#355 - EARLY LIVING CONDITIONS (unidentified source)

Overview; good for high school students; 6 pages.

#356 - SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS PROVING GROUND REUNION

Hope Star. Full page, with pictures 28 July 1987. Reunion of civilians and enlisted men of those who were involved with the Southwest Arkansas Proving Ground, in Hempstead County, in the war years 1941-45. 4 pages.

#357 - SALT WORKS IN SEVIER COUNTY 1828-1916

Various papers relating to the Saline Salt works. Copies. 11 pages. Includes brief sketch of Ezekiel Kinsworthy, owner of the salt works during the Civil War.

#358 - CHRONOLOGY OF NEWS EVENTS IN ARKANSAS : FROM THE GAZETTE 1840-1850

From Margaret Smith Ross's original Chronology. 4 pages

#359 - DON WRIGHT, CELEBRATED AUTHOR, SIGNED COPIES OF HIS BOOK "WOODSMAN" IN LEWISVILLE AUGUST 21, 1987

Lafayette County Democrat 27 Aug 1987. Two Clippings. 2 pages.

#360 - CAMDEN EVENING NEWS: CENTENNIAL EDITION (copy)

Thursday, 16 Oct 1924 8 pages in sections.

#361 - METHODIST CHURCHES OF NEVADA COUNTY: PERSONAL INTERVIEWS WITH PARISHIONERS BY PHENA FINCHER. October 1984

a.Midway Methodist Church 9 pages

b.Cothran Chapel CME Church 7 pages

c.Fairview Methodist Church 5 pages

d.Moscow Methodist Church 4 pages

e.Carolina Church 3 pages

f.Emmet Methodist Church 5 pages

g.Rocky Hill United Methodist Church 4 pages

h.Pleasant Ridge Methodist Church 3 pages

i.Mount Moriah Methodist Church 5 pages

j.Ebenezer Methodist Church 7 pages

k.New Salem United Methodist Church 2 pages 54 pages total

#362 - DOROTHY SHAVER: FROM MENA TO FIFTH AVENUE (1893-1959)

By Harold Coogan. The Mena Star 13 Sept 1982. 4 pages.

#363 - RADICAL ARISTOCRAT: JOHN GOULD FLETCHER AND SOUTHERN MODERNISM

by Ben Johnson. 1986. 4 pages

#364 - WALLPAPER SAMPLE: POSSIBLY FROM THE SIMON SANDERS HOUSE

Found in a record book of 1863 in Simon Sanders' handwriting in the Hempstead County Courthouse by Mary Nell turner and Mary Medearis in January 1986.

8 pages.

#365 - WASHINGTON RESIDENT WRITES BOOK: "REGIE'S LOVE"

By Regina Robinson Heard, a 92-year-old former resident of Washington. Clipping from Hope Star 1 Sept 1987; 1 page.

#366 - ROUTE OF TRAVEL IN ARKANSAS (Earliest days)

by John R. Fordyce. Copied from the Arkansas Gazette Centennial Edition 1919.

7 pages.

#367 - BUTTERMILK PAINT RECIPE

Reprinted in magazine in 1987; 1 page.

#368 - SULFUR SPRINGS MAN IDENTIFIES CIVIL WAR CEMETERY

Pine Bluff Commercial. 13 July 1987. (70 Civil War soldiers from Arkansas buried there.) 5 pages.

#369 - GUNN'S DOMESTIC MEDICINE-EXCERPT ON "HOW TO AMPUTATE"

Book was first published in 1807. "Chief medical aid in the West, written for the average citizen" 5 pages.

#370 - DR. MARY LOUISE SPENCER DAY AT RICH MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Retiring college president. Mena Star article 19 June 1987; 2 pages, newsprint.

#371 - 'ROOSTER' COGBURN STILL ENJOYS WHITTLING.

Rooster Cogburn, aged 84, of Mena. Creates hand-carved rolling pins, axe handles, walking sticks out of walnut, cherry, and cedar. 1 page.

#372 - WAKELY (JIMMIE) OBITUARY.

Western singer and actor Jimmy Wakely lived near Hatfield in Polk County;

Newspaper stories. Three pages.

#373 - VALENTINE. Circa 1915 MISSING
#374 - POSTCARD CLASSIC: "MAN IN ARKANSAS AND HIS ASS IN TEXAS"

First printed in 1913. Story by Robert Kerr in The Texarkana-Gazette 31 Aug 1986. 4 pages.

#375 - THE MYTHIC MULE

by Larry Crews. In Southern Magazine 1986 "Anybody who traces his blood back three generations in the south owes the mule the same debt I owe.." 3 pgs.

#376 - TEXARKANA JAYCEES: FIFTY YEARS OF HIGH TIMES, GOOD DEEDS

by Robert Kerr. Texarkana Gazette 7 Sept 1986. "I think we did change the world in Texarkana.." 4 pages.

#378 - GOOD AND FAITHFUL SERVANTS
#379 - FULTON FERRY AND BRIDGE COMPANY REFUND COUPON BOOK

Brooks Shults, Secretary. Ca 1920; 99 page coupon book.

#380 - THE NAMING OF SEVIER COUNTY

By Tom Campbell. Arkansas Gazette Magazine Section. 1950? One of a series of articles by Mr. Campbell on the naming of Arkansas' 75 counties. 2 pages.

#381 - RELIGION WAS VITAL TO EARLY PIONEERS

by Walter Moffatt. One of a series based on material gathered by Dr. Moffatt, professor of English at Hendrix College, Conway. Quaint drawing by Loretta Jenkins. Ark Gaz 20 Aug 1950. 2 pages newsprint.

#382 - CAPTAIN MCKEAN WAS AUTHORITY ON HISTORY

A Sevier County Memoir by Captain McKean in the DeQueen Bee of June 25, 1909. Copy 2 pages, newsprint.

#383 - INDIAN ROLLS AVAILABLE ON MICROFILM

List from National Archives. 1987 4 pages.

#385 - LANGUAGE OF THE FAN: A WEAPON OF COQUETRY

Adv for Early American Old Spice Talcum

Messages given by ladies in the way they folded or unfolded fans.

2 pages.

#386 - BANNER-NEWS OBITUARIES Oct-Dec 1987 and Nov. 9 and 10, 1981

Collected by Gail Martin indexed, 45 pages.

#387 - FULTON FLOOD OF 1938

Story by R.R. Cornelius. 2 p. Written by Florice Taylor

#388 - MILLER COUNTY DEATHS DEC. 1916- DEC. 1922

copy; 26 pages.

#389 - MILLER COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT. Fall term 1880

copy; 18 pages.

#390 - Eliminated
#391 - MILLER COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT INDICTMENTS, MAY 1909

copy. 25 pages.

#392 - STEAMBOAT LANDINGS FROM SHREVEPORT, LA TO PRESTON, TX.

Ca 1850 from The Genie First Quarter 1988 2 pages.

#393 - FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF HOPE REGISTER 1904-1918

Includes incomplete listing of names and dates of reception and removal of some members before 1904. Compiled by Arlene LaGrone. 28 pages.

#394 - LOYALTY AND DISSENT IN POLK COUNTY, ARKANSAS DURING WORLD WAR ONE (1917-1918)

by Harold Coogan. The Mena Star 17 Jan 1988; 8 pages.

#395 - ART CARD "THE FIRST LESSON" AVD. O. N. T. CLARK'S THREAD

Circa 1888 4 x 7 1 page

#396 - HEMPSTEAD COUNTY MORTGAGE & DEED BOOK "B" EXCERPTS

1815-1825 Edited by Arlene LaGrone 1 page

#397 - ARKANSAS MAPS OF 1819 AND 1828 FROM SHINN'S HISTORY BOOKS

2 pages

#398 - MENA MAN OWNS THREE TRAIN ENGINES IN SCALE REPRODUCTIONS

Mena Star Vol. 90, No. 11, 1988 Theodore Fisher of Mena; 1 page.

#399 - "COMMONWEALTH COLLEGE DAYS"

By Charlotte and Raymond Koch, Mena Star Oct. 16, 1987. 2 pages, newsprint.

#400 - "JESSE JAMES IS ALIVE AND WELL"

Nevada County Picayune, Aug. 5, 1976; story of James Woodbury and gift of $300 from Jesse James. 1pg., newsprint.

#401 - MILITARY ROAD--SOUTHWEST TRAIL ROUTE THROUGH MISSOURI AND ARKANSAS IN 1834

Taken from the book Travels through the Slave States by George Featherstonhaugh, 1844. 18 pages.

#402 - GODEY'S FASHIONS OF 1860 AND 1865

Two sets of four prints each; ladies' dresses and cloaks 6 x 9 colored. Highlands Historical Press, Dallas, TX; 8 pages.

#403 - BRIDGES-CONSTRUCTION DETAILS & OPENING OF ROADS IN 1862

Copied from old Hempstead County Court records. 6 pages.

#404 - "ENGINEERS AND TRAGEDIES: WHAT TOMBSTONES DON'T REVEAL

By Harold Coogan; Mena Star Nov. 15, 1987.

1. The Shooting of Dr. Magness

2. Train wreck between Grannis & Gillham in 1905

4 pages.

#405 - ST. JOHN BAPTIST CHURCH OF CANFIELD

one page history by Rev. James Ross, Pastor.

#406 - FUNERALS CONDUCTED BY BRO. W. H. STINGLEY

Hempstead County 1902-1952 13 pgs. copy.

#407 - CSS ARKANSAS: A STORY OF UNMATCHED BRAVERY

Vicksburg Sunday Post July 13, 1975; the home-made ironclad built by farmers at the Confederate Naval Yard in Yazoo City during the Civil War, 1863. 11 pages, newsprint.

#408 - SEVENTY YEARS OF SALINE COUNTY POTTERY

By Hardy Winburn, 1939; courtesy Niloak Pottery Co. 12 p. copy.

#409 - TOWNES TELECOMMUNICATIONS: PROGRESS GOES ON

Lafayette County Democrat Apr. 28, 1986, p. 9; story of the Walnut Hill Telephone Company organized by Dr. J. F. McKnight in 1901. 4 pages, newsprint.

#410 - SPOOL SILK ADV. CARDS

A. J & P Coats Spool Silk color samples

B. "Silkline" Art Thread color swatches no date, ca 1910.

2 pages.

#411 - HOSIERY SILK AND RAYON ADVERTISEMENT CARD 1933

Durham Hosiery mills of South Carolina; color samples. 2 pages.

#412 - DRESS MATERIAL SAMPLES: HANDKERCHIEF LAWN

Advertisement Folder, no date, ca 1930; N.C. D. Borden & Sons, New York. 14 pages.

#413 - ARKANSAS ARCHEOLOGICAL SURVEY INFORMATION

Leaflets, 1988; included: Hernando De Soto in Sixteenth Century Arkansas by Charles Hudson. 2 pages.

#414 - TO THE MEMORY OF JAMES BLACK

By Dan Skelton, English Dept., Southern State University; winner of 1983 Sybil Nash Abrams award for poetry. 2 pgs.

#415 - O. K. THE LAST WORD: WHEN DID WE START USING IT AND WHY

From the American Heritage Magazine Dec., 1984; 4 pages.

#416 - RED RIVER : THE MEANEST RIVER

By Jan Reid; Texas Monthly Magazine, July ,1988; history up to the present day problems. 14 pages.

#417 - GLENWOOD NEWS PRESS: DATE INDEX FOR MICROFILM ROLLS OF (INCOMPLETE) FROM 1919-1977

20 pages.

#418 - MALARIA'S MARK

By Bob Lancaster; Arkansas Times Magazine January, 1988; the age-old pestilence that helped shape early Arkansas, where is caused almost as much suffering and death as the doctors who treated it. 41 pages.

#419 - NIGHT WATCH: UFOs OVER LITTLE RIVER COUNTY

By Bob Lancaster; Arkansas Times Magazine June, 1988; "Strange objects have played over the sky in Little River County for the past year." 9 pages.

#420 - NOTES FROM TALK WITH CLAUD WILSON OF FULTON

Interviewed by Mary Medearis in 1980; facts about Fulton and Washington circa 1900, when Claud Wilson was a small boy. 4 pages.

#421 - GLOSSARY OF OLD HOUSE PARTS: EXTERIOR FEATURES OF PRE-1920 HOUSES

4 pages also: TALK TO ME OF WINDOWS..A GLOSSARY 8 pages.

#422 - HEMPSTEAD COUNTY. A REVIEW

Reprint from The Arkansas Gazette 22 Dec 1888

42 pages. Copied and indexed by Arlene LaGrone

#423 - RIDDLE OF THE BOY-GIRL FOUNTAIN IN JANSSEN PARK, MENA

BY Harold Coogan. Mena Star 3 June 1988; 6 pages.

#424 - WAVELL'S COLONY

Family member names of 625 people registered in Wavell's Colony of 1831l area included Hickman's Prairie, Lost Prairie, Long Prairie, and Sulfur Fork Prairies near Red River. 15 pages.

#425 - UNION COUNTY. A REVIEW

Arkansas Gazette reprint of 11 Jan 1888 Names of communities; condition of the county; prominent business men and firms. 14 pages.

#426 - NEVADA COUNTY. A REVIEW

Arkansas Gazette reprint of 11 Jan 1888 Descriptions of the country, towns, people, etc. 9 pages.

#427 - POSTCARD COLLECTION

Miss Ota Reese, Nashville, AR. 1908 4 cards a) Greetings from Nashville b) comic cards c)The Arkansas Traveler d)sentimental cards 4 pages.

#428 - HEMPSTEAD COUNTY, ARKANSAS

Newspaper article. Arkansas Gazette. Ozan, April 24 1886.

By "Drab Nazo" (Ozan Bard) (James Ellis) Recollections of an old settler, James Alexander; "In 1830 Washington was a small town,, only four business houses.." 3 pages.

#429 - OZAN, ARKANSAS Reprint from Arkansas Gazette, April 20, 1886

By "Drab Nazo" (Ozan Bard) (James Ellis) Journey on horseback to Saline Landing, through Columbus and Saratogo. Description of farms. 8 pages.

#430 - VITAL STATISTIC RECORDS IN ARKANSAS: VOL II CHURCH RECORDS.

Hempstead County Churchs, Prepared by the Arkansas historical Survey Project, Works Projects Administration 1942; 9 pgs.

#431 - ARKANSAS PIONEERS AND VETERANS OF THREE WARS

By "Drab Nazo" (Ozan Bard) (James Ellis) Article in the Arkansas Gazette Jan 2, 1886 reprint. Veterans, J.R.H. Cummings, and Mr. Sutliff. 1 page.

#432 - CONFEDERATE CURRENCY

Original items 6

a.$20 Richmond Feb 17, 1864

b.$5 "

c.$5 "

d.$50" Montgomery, Alabama, Jan 1, 1863

e.$25" "

f.$5" North Carolina, Oct 1, 1861

7 pages.

#433 - HOPE FAIR AT HOPE, AR

SOUTHWESTERN ARKANSAS FAIR ASSOCIATION

Arkansas Gazette October 1888

Two articles on the opening of the first annual exposition of the Southwestern Arkansas Fair Association. 7 pages.

#434 - WASHINGTON MALE AND FEMALE SEMINARY

Research from the Washington Telegraph by Don Montgomery. The organization of the Seminary in 1846, with Act of Incorporation. 7 pages.

#435 - MOUNT HOREB LODGE NO. 4 OF WASHINGTON

Letter from Fay Hempstead, Grand Secretary, giving list of officers from 1851-1866.

2 pages.

#436 - A BIT OF ANCIENT HISTORY

Newspaper story by James W. Ellis. No date. Story of Daniel Witter and his Saratoga farm. Witter's story of first settler who was possibly names "Sanders"

1 page.

#437 - DESOTO TRAIL STUDY: PROPOSED NATIONAL HISTORIC TRAIL.

National Park Service preliminary study; 9 pages.

#438 - DESOTO'S TRAVELS VARY FROM BOOKS

Arkansas Democrat 4 Oct 1988 Professor Charles Hudson of University of Georgia finds a new route using new archaeological findings. 2 pages.

#439 - THE TODDS OF SEVIER COUNTY

Four articles by Mary McCrory in her column The Wire Sifter; DeQueen Bee, Jan-Feb 1988. Story of George Rogers Clark Todd, brother of Mary Todd Lincoln. Accompanying picture of Mrs. Lincoln; see PIF #547 40 pages.

#440 - TRAVEL NOTES BY 3 EARLY TRAVELERS: BRADBURY, BRACKENRIDGE, CUMMINGS. 1810-1850

Notes from their Early Western Travels; 18 pages.

#441 - LITTLE RIVER COUNTY, ARKANSAS: AUDIT REPORT 1941

County Judge's Copy. State Auditorial Dept. Office of State Comptroller; 44 pgs.

#443 - ABSTRACT OF TITLE: BLOCK 33 IN WASHINGTON, AR MOVED TO SMF #370

Copy of original. Monroe Abstract Col. Owners from beginning of 1827: Matthey Gray, John Robinson, Jacob Shook, Benjamin Jett, Cove and Schaffer, Mollie Cannon, Charles Conway, F.P. and Luck Harkness, R.M. Berry, Sam Johnson, W.C. Myers, Henry Lazarus, Henry Lillienthal, Stuart and Holman, Steve Carrigan, W. A Hanegan, Geo Sandefur, P.R. Booker, J.D. Barrow, T.J. Garner, Elizabeth Horton, Velma May. MOVED TO SMF #370

#444 - JOURNEY FROM BOWIE COUNTY, TEXAS TO VISALIA, CALIFORNIA 1868

Letter to "Henrie-Remembered Friend" from "Rich" who traveled with Dr. Alford and a brother by way of New York and the Isthmus of Panama. (Visalia was written "Visalie") 29 pages.

#445 - PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN LITTLE RIVER COUNTY 1840-1988

By Joey Davis 10 pages

#446 - SLAVE NARRATIVE BY KATIE ROWE

A slave on the plantation of Dr. Isaac N. Jones. Taken from the book Lay My burden Down, edited by B.A. Botkin; 7 pages.

#447 - POSTCARDS 3 LEATHER

ca 1910 2 pages.

#448 - POST OFFICE DIRECTORY FOR 1867

Arkansas Section only. Alphabetical list of post offices in the U.S. with list of postmasters, containing rates of domestic and foreign postage. 5 pages.

#449 - VALENTINE. Ribbon bound. Ca 1927

2 pages to copy.

#450 - CIVILIAN CONSERVATION CORPS: A POSITIVE EXPERIENCE IN MANY COMMUNITIES

An evaluation of an oral history by Patricia Earnest. 1988. 15 pages.

#451 - DOCUMENTATION ON JAMES BLACK 1828-1872

Prepared by Don Montgomery, Park Historian at Old Washington State Park, who copied files of the Washington Telegraph Newspaper of Washington. 28 pages.

#452 - COTTON BELT HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND LOCOMOTIVE #819

Map of route of Cotton Belt Railroad through Arkansas. Restoration of Engine #819 at Pine Bluff and refurbished "819" of Lafayette County. 1988 9 pages.

#453 - DAWSON'S 19TH ARKANSAS INFANTRY: SOLDIERS BURIED IN THE ATOKA CONFEDERATE CEMETERY IN OKLAHOMA

7 soldiers who died of measles in 1862; 2 pages.

#454 - MARMADUKE'S CAMPAIGN AGAINST MAJ-GEN. STEELE

Red River campaign; General Marmaduke's official report May 28 1864; 5 pgs.

#455 - WHO WAS AUGUSTUS BLOCK? THE HISTORIAN AS DETECTIVE

By Don Montgomery 1986; 8 pages.

#456 - FROM THE PAST: FROM THE MENA EVENING STAR

by Harold Coogan. 1905- 6 pages.

#457 - DESOTO ROUTE CONTROVERSY

Article and maps from the Frank Schambach research; 7 paes, newsprint.

#458 - LAMAR AND RED RIVER COUNTIES, TEXAS: 1850 COMBINED CENSUS

Prepared by Skipper Steely; 10 pages.

#459 - A GOOD MAN IN ISRAEL: ZOOARCHEOLOGY AND ASSIMILATION IN ANTEBELLUM WASHINGTON, ARKANSAS

Leslie C. Stewart-Abernath, arkansas Archeological Survey Recovery of faunal remains in household trash dating to the early 1840's at the home of the Blocks, in Washington, in 1986. 40 pages.

#460 - QUEENSWARE FROM A SOUTHERN STORE: PERSPECTIVES ON THE ANTEBELLUM CERAMICS TRADE FROM A MERCHANT FAMILY'S TRASH IN WASHINGTON, ARKANSAS

By Leslie Stewart-Abernathy 1988 Excavation of a late 1830s trash deposit behind the home of Abraham Block of Washington recovered a rich assemblage of imported goods sold in their stores. 18 pages.

#461 - RED RIVER CAMPAIGN IN ARKANSAS

Researched and written by Jay Miller, and Elwin Goolsby, Arkansas State parks publication. 4 pages

#462 - LOUIS PRANG: FATHER OF THE AMERICAN CHRISTMAS CARD

from American History Illustrated Dec 1988; 1 page.

#463 - ABSTRACT OF TITLE: MILLER COUNTY

(changed from Lafayette County) NORWOOD WALTON: 1861-1960 Other names: William Etter, James Montgomery, Thomas Brooks, George Stidham, William Kelley, J. McVittie, J.C. Roberts, W.A. Armstrong, Jason Paulk, John and Ophelia Attaway, M. L. Counts, A. E. Larey, A. A. Hall, N. L. and Melba Walton. 76 pages.

#464 - REVOLUTIONARY WAR SOLDIERS LYING IN WASHINGTON CEMETERIES HONORED BY MEMBERS OF THE D.A.R.

Dedication of graves of four Revolutionary War soldiers monuments provided by the D.A.R. newspaper clipping ca 1940. 4 pages, newsprint.

#465 - KU KLUX KLAN: RACISM REVISITED

Clan rally at Polk County Courthouse at Mena 1989. Article by Harold Coogan: Arkansas Times Magazine. 3 pages.

#466 - MIGRATION: TRAILS IN SOUTHEASTERN USA

Copied from Tap Roots 1977-78

Published by Southern Genealogical Institute, LA. With maps: Indian War Path, Catawba Trail, National Road, etc. 27 pgs.

#467 - BLADESMITH SCHOOL IN WASHINGTON, ARKANSAS

Clipping: Hope Star 30 Sept 1989

"Unique school attracts students of nearly-lost art to Arkansas"

2 pages, newsprint.

#468 - OLD SPANISH MINES IN POLK COUNTY

By Jas. A. Slote. Mena Star 24 Jul, 1934. Reprinted in From The Past by Harold Coogan. Mine near Old Cove. 1 page, newsprint.

#469 - LOVELY COUNTY LAND DONATIONS: PARTIAL NAME INDEX

Handwritten by Jean Caddel. Clarksville Land Office and Helena Land Office. 6 pages

#470 - SMITH, DR. NATHAN: ARTICLE ENTITLED "SOME PRAIRIE SOILS OF ARKANSAS"

In 1835 magazine article The Farmer's Register. In article by W.D. Williams, Harding University. 11 pages.

#471 - WRIGHT, GEORGE TRAVIS: MILLER COUNTY RECORDS, TERRITORY OF ARKANSAS 1835-1838.

List of finding aids for this collection in the University of Texas, Austin, TX. 11 pgs.

#472 - COTTON RECEIPTS: STAPLE COTTON CO HOPE, ARKANSAS

5 original receipts dated 1894 4x4 5 pages.

#473 - PICTURE (POSTCARD) PERFECT:

Collecting postcards as one of the most eagerly sought of collectibles. By James C. Simmons. SKY magazine Delta Airways April 1990 5 pages

#474 - NEVADA COUNTY OBITUARIES FROM THE EDDIE CARLTON SCRAPBOOK

28 obituaries from the Nevada County Picayune. 21 pages.

#475 - RED RIVER EXPEDITION OF 1865

From The Fordyce News Advocate Articles on Mark's Mill, Poison Springs, Camden, etc. by Ira Don Richards, Duane Jacobs, and Carolyn Ann Orr 1986.

8 pages.

#476 - CIVIL WAR LETTERS FROM SOLDIERS OF HEMPSTEAD COUNTY

From the journal of the Hempstead County Historical Society Vol. II Spring 1989 copied by Mary Nell Turner; 49 pages.

#477 - WILEY, ELECTA. AGE DOESN'T SLOW HER DOWN

Hope Star 14 Nov 1989 Author: Letter Openers 1990; 37 pages.

#478 - SOLDIERS OF THE GREAT WAR WORLD WAR I VOL I

Arkansans killed in action, 5 pages, copy

#479 - "FAUX BOIS-A REVIVING ART" (wood graining)

By Becky Witsell in Arkansas Preservation Spring 1990,

Pgs. 3, 4, & 15.

#480 - MAY, LULA STUART JOHNSON: Obituary

Newspaper clipping. Unknown source: 1911; 1 page, newsprint.

#481 - CIVIL WAR LETTER FROM GEORGE T. GRIFFITH

Copy of original and transcription. Written from Washington, AR in 1865 to wife Georgette Elizabeth Smith Griffith. 20 pages.

#482 - "HISTORIAN LEADS CAMPAIGN TO RECLAIM BOWIE'S KNIFE"

Dallas Morning News. Effort to buy the Bowie Knife from Bart Moore and give it to the Museum at the Alamo, in Texas. 6 pages, newsprint.

#483 - JOHN ARDIS MANRY GENEALOGICAL PAPERS: INDEX

Families of northwest Louisiana and southwest Arkansas. Index to 4 rolls of microfilm. 25 pages.

#484 - RAILS THROUGH THE OUACHITA FOREST

Weyerhaeuser's DeQueen and Eastern is a modern mini-system. By J. Parker Lamb. From Trains: The Magazine of Railroading. October 1990. 94 pages.

#485 - STILL, WILLIAM GRANT

List of publications, music order forms. 12 pages.

#486 - THE ATTACK ON THE GREAT RAFT

By Edith McCall, published in Invention and Technology magazine, Winter, 1988. Story of Henry Shreve's Steampowered snag boat used in clearing the Red River Raft. 7 pages, copy.

#487 - WESTWARD MIGRATION

Maps and short histories of westward movements, Indian battles, and buffalo ranges. One double-fold page, copy. 2 pages.

#488 - SCOTT'S EMULSION MEDICINE AD

Picture of Turkish boy in costume on fron of ad with information about the cure on reverse. 3.5x4.5 card. Copyright 1885 appears on front, lower left. 1 page

#489 - DISTURBANCES ON THE ARKANSAS-TEXAS BORDER 1827-1831

by Lonnie J. White, published in The Arkansas Historical Quarterly, Volume XIX, Number 2, Summer 1960. 15 pages. copy

#490 - HALEY SMITH HOMESTEAD APPLICATION

Homestead certificate dated March 1, 1877, for 160 acres in Lafayette County, AR signed by U.S. Grant 11x14. Copy, 3 pages.

#491 - JIM BOWIE-NEWSPAPER ACCOUNT OF FIGHT NEAR NATCHEZ, MS

From The Niles Register, dated November 17, 1827, one page copy

#492 - BILL OF SALE OF SLAVE GIRL, "HARRIET" TO MRS. CLARA WISEBERG

Sale dated 20 Sept 1862. Ouachita County, AR. Purchased from Mary W. McClure. 1 page.

#493 - AGREEMENT BETWEEN JOHN H. HAMITER AND STATE OF ARKANSAS

Original memorandum dated 25 Oct. 1899, for 180 bales of cotton taken during the year 1865 by the United States. 1 pg. 8x14. Original.

#494 - ROMANCE OF THE ARKANSAS FRONTIER

by Dena White. Written in 1988 for program given in Williams Tavern for Valentines Day. Fifteen pages with handwritten notations. Original.

#495 - OLD MILITARY ROAD ONCE VITAL TO U.S. DEFENSE

By Lilla McLure, published in the Shreveport Times. 3 May 1953. Discussion of how Military Road No. 11 was built in Northern Louisiana and met Military Road No. 10 on boundary of Arkansas and went to Fort Towson. 23 pages with maps. Includes some letters between Ft. Jesup in Louisiana and Secretary of War in Washington, D.C. in 1828.

#496 - REAL PEOPLE-POLK COUNTY, ARKANSAS 1991 CALENDAR

Biographies and pictures of area residents plus historical notationa on calendar. Published 1990 by The Mountain Signal, Mena, AR original. 28 pages.

#497 - JIM BOWIE'S IRON MISTRESS-REEL KNIFE VS. REAL KNIFE and ADAM'S RESEARCH ON BOWIE KNIFE

by Joe Musso, published in Gun and Ammo Annual, 1991, 6 pgs with pictures.

By Walter M. Adams, 1975; 3 pages.

9 pages for entire file.

#498 - COUNTY OFFICIALS OF THE 12 SARA COUNTIES

Extracted from A Pictorial History of Arkansas, by Fay Hempstead, published 1890. Lists judges, clerks, sheriffs, treasurers, coroners, surveyors, and assessors for each county. Two copies, 18 pages.

#499 - THE QUEST FOR BOWIE'S BLADE

Article written by J.R. Edmondson for Dixie Gun Works Magazine, Blackpowder Annual; detailed history of Bowie and the knife; 12 pages with pictures of several knives; 12 pages copy

#500 - CLINTON: FROM HOPE TO HOPEFUL

Newspaper article on life of Gov. Bill Clinton; copy of newspaper article on father of Gov. Bill Clinton, dated May 18, 1946. 2 newspaper pages; 2 copied pages

SEE also THE CLINTON COLLECTION

#501 - INTERVIEW WITH MABEL WHITE, SEPTEMBER 2, 1985

Interview of Mabel White by Mary Medearis recounts parts of White's life and ancestry. 3 pages, original

#502 - HISTORY OF THE WASHINGTON PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

By William A. Carrigan, October 10, 1902. One copy of handwritten text, 6 pages; 2 typewritten copies, 4 pages.

#503 - LEGACY IN CLAY: PREHISTORIC CERAMIC ART OF ARKANSAS

Seven cut-outs of clay bowls and pots in color. From book by Kent C. Westbrook. 7 pieces.

#504 - THE CONFEDERATE FLAG

Pamphlet written by Tom Hamby, 1987, about the creation and symbolism of the Confederate Flag. 4 page folded; original

#505 - HEMPSTEAD COUNTY HISTORY FROM THE WASHINGTON TELEGRAPH

Edited by Don Montgomery for the "Hope Express" 1984. 12 newspaper articles. Index by Gail Martin. Original 20 pages to copy.

#506 - ROY ANDERSON: HOPE PERSONALITIES

By Bert Nash; includes two magazine pictures and two articles about Anderson's "Home Town News" Serviceman's letter. 4 pages copy

#507 - LILLIE TAYLOR RECALLS STORIES AS TOLD BY HER GRANDMOTHER.

Newspaper article in The Valiant Leader, Valiant, OK. Feb. 26, 1992, by Shirley Fennell blackard, gives recollections of slave times, 6 columns with photo. Original.

#508 - MEYER HOUSE IN ASHDOWN

Letter from Albert J. Meyer describes his childhood home built in 1918-1919 and neighbors and friends in Ashdown. Dated Dec. 30, 1988, handwritten, 3 pages.

#509 - PATAPSO FEMALE INSTITUTE, HOWARD COUNTY, MARYLAND

Two newspaper articles from the Howard County Sun, Maryland, on archaeological dig and efforts to restore the institute. "Elliot City's Roman Ruins" March 23, 1990 with photos. 4 pages.

#510 - TRACING OF LUNGDEN BOWIE KNIFE

Detailed tracing of an authentic Bowie Knife owned by Tom Lungden, Garland City, AR. Knife has since been stolen. Copy; 1 page.

#511 - SKETCHES FROM HOPKINS COUNTY (TEXAS) HISTORY

By Celia M. Wright, 1959, Sulphur Springs, TX. 49 pages of pictures, maps, and biographies. Copy

#512 - YANKEES IN GRAY-ALBERT PIKE

Short biography of Albert Pike published in America's Civil War, September, 1992.

3 pages.

#513 - LOUISIANA TERRITORY-PETITION TO LAND COMMISSIONERS, 1810

Copied from Territorial Papers of the United States, Vol. XIV, pages 382-387, U. S. Government Printing Office, 1949; petition signers, Benjamin and John Wilson. Indexed. By Barbara Yarberry, Phoenix, AZ 7 pages, copy.

#514 - MAGNESIA SPRINGS

By Louella Fomby, undated, handwritten essay on the springs located north of Magnolia, Arkansas; 3 pages, original, 8x12.

#515 - LETTERS FROM THE MEXICAN WAR

Edited by Nancy Griffith for The Independence County Chronicle 1992-93 issue, pages 3-13. Details of Battle of Buena Vista. 12 pages, copy.

#516 - LAND DEED: ST. PAUL CHURCH, OZAN, ARKANSAS

Copy of original Deed Book T of Hempstead County Deed Records, plus transcript of same by Lucille Westbrook. 5 pages

#517 - EXPLOSION OF THE STEAMSHIP EDNA

Extracts from Lloyd's Steamboat Disasters listing the Edna and Merchant Steam Vessels of the United States 1790-1868. 4 pages. copy

#518 - HISTORICAL MCCURTAIN COUNTY

Text and pictures compiled by The McCurtain Copunty Historical Society, no date. 8.5 x 5.5 bound 32 pages.

#519 - WASHINGTON FORGED IN HISTORY

Articles by Lucienda Denson for the Fort Smith Times Record, Oct. 2, 1993; includes pictures. Newsprint, 3 pages.

#520 - HOPE-SOME FACTS ABOUT THE METROPOLIS OF HEMPSTEAD COUNTY

Published in The Arkansas Gazette, August 23, 1891, with transcript by Arlene LaGrone. 8 pages, copy

#521 - FIFTY YEARS AGO THE STATE SECEDED FROM THE UNION

Copy of article published in The Star of Hope, May 13, 1911. Includes transcript of same. 3 pages, copy.

#522 - A LEAF FROM THE HISTORY OF HOPE

Published int he Star of Hope, January 11, 1911; combines two aritcles from the Hope Chronicle, 1890; 4 pages.

#523 - HEMPSTEAD COUNTY SCHOOLS IN THE NEWS

Articles from The Star of Hope, dated 1909-11, concerning various schools and their activities. Five articles, four with transcriptions. 15 pages, copy

#524 - FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF WASHINGTON

Original petition to establish church; birth and death announcements; history, booklets, picture of church, Xerox pictures of some members, pastors. 1840-1970's. 45 pages to copy.

#525 - RITCHIE GROCERY BOOK INVENTORY

Inventory of original books on file in Archives from Ritchie Grocery Company of Hope and Camden; dated 1888-1940. 5 pages., Copy

#526 - CHEROKEE NATION REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Ten pages of information and forms from the Tribal Registrar of the Cherokee Nation. 10 pages.

#527 - DAVID O. DODD, CONFEDERATE HELO, BURIED

Clippings from Arkansas Democrat Gazette and Hope Star Jan 5 and 10, 1994 honoring the slain hero with a funeral 130 years later, 3 clippings with photos. Newsprint. 12 pages.

#528 - INDUSTRY SMILES ON CLINTON'S BIRTHPLACE

Clipping from Texarkana Gazette, Jan 8, 1994, reports on economic growth in Hempstead County, Arkansas copy 1 pg.

#529 - REPORT ON OLDEST TOWN, WASHINGTON, ARKANSAS

Sunday Magazine section from The Arkansas Democrat, April 15, 1956, reports on Washington's 126 year history, with pictures; also clipping from June 4, 1956 Hope Star with picture of Pioneer Cemetery in Washington; leaflet entitled The Law Office, Washington, Arkansas." Original newsprint; 18 pages.

#530 - CONWAY HOTEL, MURFREESBORO, AR, FLOOR PLANS

Issued by The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, March 6, 1986, upon its being entered in the National Register of Historic Places; 8 pages, 17x11. Original

#531 - WALTHALL HONORED FOR HISTORICAL PROJECT

Clipping from the Daily Banner News, Magnolia, AR, Sept, 1994, Charles Walthall receives the Dr. James B. Butler Historical Award for Outstanding Historical Project of the Year (1993-94) for locating the Fulton Fortification in Hempstead County; includes photo of site; clipping; 2 pgs.

#532 - FROM SHOULDERS OF GIANTS TO LEGEND IN SOUND

Article by Pat Harris of Hope Star, Hope, AR, about Paul Klipsch, his early life and beginning career; includes two photos. Clipping; 10 pages.

#533 - COPELAND AND JOHNSON ARTICLES: CUTTING THROUGH FICTION TO FIND FACT and WASHINGTON: PAST AND PRESENT

Examines articles about the Bowie brothers and the knife, reputedly made by James Black; some of Washington's colorful history. (1958; 1960) Newspaper clippings copies 2 each; 12 pages.

#534 - A CATALOG OF EARLY AMERICAN KNIVES HAND FORGED

By Dr. James Batson, Madison, AL; catalog of knives he has made; 1989; 22 pages.

#535 - HISTORICAL KNIVES EXHIBITED AT SAU

Clipping from Banner News, Magnolia, AR, with photo, display of James Black memorabilia and artifacts at SAU in Magnolia, AR dated June 27, 1994; 1 page, newsprint.

#536 - DEATH CERTIFICATE OF SARAH JANE GRIFFIN WILKINS

Issued by State of Arkansas , 1936; also includes some research on Griffin and Stucky; 4 pages, copy

#537 - KNOWN MEMBERS OF QUANTRILL'S GUERRILLAS

Alphabetical list of 272 members. 1 page; copy

#538 - ARKANSAS, MISSISSIPPI, LOUISIANA MAP, 1866 Moved to Map File #201

Reproduction of nineteenth century map shows boundaries railways, towns, and settlements. 18x24

#539 - OLD DR. JOHN CEMETERY CORRECTIONS

Corrections by Devin C. Lindsey for cemetery on Sevier, Hempstead County lines, with map. 3 pgs. Copy

#540 - METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH, OZAN, AR DEED

Copy of deed with records of donations for bell and organ, building materials for church; 13 pages, copy

#541 - WILL OF TYRA J. STUCKEY

Copy of will dated 1869, Lafayette County, AR, lists heirs; 3 pages, copy

#542 - DAVID BRIFFIN SERVICE RECORDS, CSA

Confederate Service Records, 19th Texas Infantry; dated 1862; died at Arkadelphia, Nov 1862; 5 pgs, copy

#543 - WASHINGTON POSTOFFICE CELEBRATES 175 YEARS

Newspaper articles and pictures; interview with Parker Westbrook recounts history of the post office. Arkansas Democrat and Hope Star Original and copies. 16 pgs.

#544 - CIVIL WAR PICTORIAL AND INFORMATIONAL CARDS

64 cards picturing events pre-war and post-war with accompanying written explanation, 1780-1915; 5.5x5.5

#545 - HICKS-GENCHEN MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE

Louis H. Hicks and Eliza Genchen, December 24, 1904, Hempstead County, Arkansas. Copy; 2 pages.

#546 - INDEX TO HATTIE FEILD BYRD COLLECTION

Copy of the original index in the Hattie Feild Byrd collection, 1940-1985; 26 indexed pages of persons, places events depicted in the Hattie Field Byrd Collection.

#547 - OBITUARIES OF ARKANSANS WHO DIED IN TEXAS

Current obituaries copied from newspapers of Hopkins, Delta, Rains, Franklin, and Wood Counties in Texas; compiled by Pam White, Hopkins County Gen. Soc. 38 pages.

#548 - TALES OF OLD TIME TEXAS

By J. Frank Dobie, 1955; extract pages 51-77 entitled "Jim Bowie's Knife." Copy

28 pages.

#549 - COLUMBIA COUNTY MAN NEARS CENTURY MARK

Clipping from Daily Banner News, Magnolia, AR, about Charlie J. Johnson, former School Board Director of McMittress School, Emerson, AR, dated March 24, 1995; 2 pages.

#550 - COLUMBIA COUNTY MISCELLANEA

Court records; marriage licenses; deeds; DAR officers 1929-2939; sheriffs 1852-1947; newspaper photos, 1852-1939. Originals; 53 pages to copy.

#551 - 100 BEST THINGS ABOUT ARKANSAS

Item from "Arkansas Times" by bob Lancaster, April 28, 1993 1 page original

#552 - HISTORY ON THE SOUTHWEST TRAIL

Short history of events along the Southwest Trail during the years 1820-40, including information on Bowie Knife, Austin, Houston, and Crockett prior to Alamo. By Gary Damon, 1995; 24 pages, count, copy

#553 - THE REVEREND HENRY STEPHENSON

Article by Marie Mitchell, published in The Montgomery County,Texas) Herald, vol. 18, No. 1 & 2 1995; biographical and genealogical information. 7 pages, copy

#554 - PARKER WESTBROOK'S HOBBY ENDS IN APPOINTMENT TO PRESTIGIGIOUS BOARDS

Article from Nashville News about Mr. Westbrook's appointment to the board of Advisory Council of Historic Preservation and the National Park System Advisory Board, September 5, 1995; newsprint, 2 pages.

#555 - OLD WASHINGTON RESEARCH REPORT: MEMBERS OF THE MONROE FAMILY

Research by Don Montgomery, 1979; family of James C. Monroe, 1839, and Malinda Swindle. 2 pages, copy

#556 - BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF SEVERAL WASHINGTON DOCTORS

By Don Montgomery, 1980, includes Dr. W.P. Hart; Dr. R.G. Jenings; Dr. B.P. Jett; Dr. I.N. Jones; Dr. C. B. Mitchel; Dr. J. A. L. Purdon; and Dr. N.D. Smith; 5 pgs copy

#557 - WRIGHT'S CHAPEL CEMETERY LIST UPDATE

By Alise and Frankie Slaton, 1984; 19 pages, copy, Sevier County

#558 - UPDATES AND ADDITIONAL CEMETERY LISTINGS-SEVIER COUNTY

Various unpublished listings, includes Pullman and Old Roundtop. Copy, 3 pgs.

#559 - EZEKIEL KINSWORTHY BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

From Washington Press, 1883, copy of original. 3 pages.

#560 - HISTORIC SITES IN WASHINGTON AND HOPE

1995 and 1996 calendars from the first National Bank in Hope with pictorial tributes to Washington and Hope, Arkansas. Originals, 48 pages.

#561 - SCHOOL DAYS

An account of attending a one-room, one-teacher school, the courses taught, games played, boarding teachers and a short time attending Old Liberty School by Will Thompson. 1 page typed

#562 - CHRISTMAS AND CANDLELIGHT 1995

Articles and pictures from the Hope Star; pictures from the Nashville News. Originals. about 44 pages to copy.

#563 - SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS REGIONAL ARCHIVES

Interview with Lucile Wesbrook by a reporter from The Texarkana Gazette. Includes pictures of the interior and exterior of the building. Original, 4 pages, newsprint.

#564 - SARA OUACHITA COURSE 1995

Pictures from Nashville News taken by John Robert Schermer of Ouachita students, teachers, local folk from Washington, SARA personnel. Originals. 12 pages, newsprint.

#565 - MINISTER'S CREDENTIALS, PRESBYTERIAN

Rev. Goldsberg, signed by E.K. Williamson, Presbyterian Church of Washington, AR. Feb. 1869. Original, 1 page.

MOVED TO SMF #244

#566 - MERCHANTS AND BUSINESSMEN APPROVE HOLDING A DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY ELECTION IN HOPE

From the Star of Hope, Jan 13, 1909 copy, 1 page.

#567 - HISTORY OF THE TELEPHONE COMPANY IN HOPE

Short history from The Star of Hope, March 5, 1909 copy, 1 page.

#568 - SIXTY YEARS OF RECOLLECTIONS

By James Ellis, Ozan, AR, from Hope Star, Sept 23, 1911 copy, 1 page.

#569 - HISTORY OF THE MASONIC LODGE IN HOPE, 1870-1916

History by C.A. Bridewell of Whitfield Lodge @239, written about 1916; 3 pages, copy

#570 - HEMPSTEAD COUNTY TOWNSHIP FORMATION RESEARCH MATERIALS

53 pages of copies of original court records, 17 pages of written history by Arlene LaGrone for Hempstead Trails; 70 pages, copy.

#571 - MARTIN VARNER

By Jeff D. Raney; copied from The New Bostonian, Winter 1995-96. 10 pages. copy

#572 - HEMPSTEAD COUNTY SETTLEMENT DOCKETT, 1880-1909

Copies of original court records with alphabetical index copied from Hempstead Trails, Oct. 1993. 10 pages

#573 - HULDAH CLARK, LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION 1845

Copy of two pages from Book One of Hempstead County Probate Records. 2 pages, Copy.

#574 - ANNUAL EYCLOPEDIA EXTRACTS ON ARKANSAS

Years 1861 and 1863-1868 Civil War, Reconstruction and reorganization of the government of Arkansas; 21 pgs, copy

#575 - CENSUS OF PENSIONERS FOR REVOLUTIONARY OR MILITARY SERVICES: NAMES, AGES, AND PLACES OF RESIDENCE

6th Census 1841, Records returned by the Marshals of several Judicial districts under the act for taking the sixth Census. Original. 9x11 book. 193 pages

#576 - HISTORY OF ST. JOHN BAPTIST CHURCH, CANFIELD, ARKANSAS

Lists pastors and deacons since 1894; two pages. copy

#577 - CIVIL WAR FLYER

Issued from Lt. Col. Andrew Neill, a call to arms at Rondo; copied from original in Andrew Neill collection at the Center for Historical Studies, Austin, TX. 1 page. Copy

#578 - CHURCH TO MARK 106 YEARS

Victory Baptist Church, Milner, Columbia County, AR.

Newspaper clipping from the Banner News, March, 1996; includes a picture of church and list of pastors. Original, 2 pgs.

#579 - TEXARKANA: THE PHANTOM KILLER AT 50-A RETROSPECTIVE

A complete description of the 1940's unsolved murders in Texarkana, an illustrated guide to crime scenes. Original 24 page newspaper magazine

#580 - HERNDON FUNERAL HOME BUSINESS

Newspaper article that recounts history of the business; picture of the remodeled building; lists the names of current employees (9) Original newspaper article; 1 page.

#581 - TEXARKANA CENTENNIAL HISTORICAL PROGRAM, 1873-1973

Booklet of photographs and illustrations together with an account of Texarkana's past and present. 58 pages. original

#582 - IVAN BAKER AND THE HEMPSTEAD COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

Article relating how the corporation was developed and Baker's contribution to redevelopment in Hope and bringing new industries to Hope. Original newspaper article; 9 pages, newsprint.

#583 - HISTORY OF UNIT 10 OF THE ARKANSAS STATE FORESTRY COMMISSION 1935-1968

From speech given to Little River Historical society August 1996 by Irene Pauley; lists many personnel and activities of the unit. 17 pages. original.

#584 - WASHINGTON-"WHAT THE OLD TOWN HAS KNOWN"

Pictures of homes and text from "The Sketch Book" ca 1814. Copy; 8 pgs.

#585 - FIRST ANNUAL BLADESMITH HALL OF FAME INDUCTION

Invitations and programs of ceremonies in Little Rock, August 10, 1996, James Black inducted; also newspaper article, Banner News, Magnolia, AR, Aug. 15, 1996. 4 pieces and newspaper; 24 pages to copy.

#586 - HOWARD COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT #25 STUDENT LIST, 1884

Copy of original list of students, Sept. 1, 1884. 4 pages, copy

#587 - THE PAST IS THE FUTURE AT OLD WASHINGTON STATE PARK

Newspaper article describes the renovation work and plans for restoring the 1836 Courthouse and the Block-Catts House, Nashville news, December 5, 1996. 1 page. Original

#588 - CHRISTMAS ENTERTAINMENT IN THE PARK AT OLD WASHINGTON, 1996

Hope Star article and pictures of dinner at Williams Tavern and entertainment by the Community Choir and members of the Hope Writers Club. 1 page

#589 - NAMES AND ADDRESSES OF THE 71ST CONGRESS OF REPRESENTATIVES 1929-31

Book of Congressional Record Index with History of Bills and Resolutions and a listing of house bills. 349 pages.

#590 - REV. JOHN T. HENRY---MY GREAT GRANDFATHER

Copy of hand-written biography by Vera Henry Webb, 1961; with pages from Methodism's Gateway to the southwest and pictures from dedication of monument; 18 pages, copy.

#591 - BOWIE RESEARCH

By Joseph Musso, Hollywood, CA, 1996; 82 pages of original documentation of James Bowie, Rezin Bowie and the Bowie Knife; copy

#592 - HOPE HIKERS

Photos and newspaper account of trip made in 1914 by Hempstead County group. 12 pages, copy.

#593 - HISTORICAL SOCIETY IDEA INITIATED FOUNDING OF SARA

Hope Star article by Pat Harris with information provided by Mary Nell Turner, April 30, 1997. Original. 3 pages.

#594 - HOWARD COUNTY ARKANSAS LOOSE MARRIAGE CERTIFICATES

Eleven Howard County Marriage Certificates, 1906-1926; 12 pages.

#595 - ROADS, OLD TRAILS, TRACES, AND HISTORICAL PLACES OF ARKANSAS

A list of trails and their locations compiled by the History Commission with a map of lower southwest Arkansas

#596 - CIVIL WAR LETTER OF JAMES POPE

Written from Arkadelphia, AR September 23, 1863 to wife, Harriet, in Montgomery County, AR; copy with transcript and some family information. 6 pages. copy

#597 - AN ASSESSMENT OF BOWIE NO. 1

Historical placement study of Bowie knife on display in Arkansas Territorial restoration, Little Rock, AR, by Mark-Anthony Conti, West Wales, Great Britain, 1996; 31 pages. copy

#598 - BINGEN, MY HOME TOWN

By Reuben Leslie, Magnolia, AR, June, 1995; memories of childhood in Bingen, AR; 6 pages; copy

#599 - FAYETTEVILLE, AR NATIONAL CEMETERY LIST

Alphabetical listing of soldiers buried with section and grave numbers and rank; donated by Amy McKinney, Mt. Pleasant, TX; 9 pages

#600 - LAND TRANSACTION BETWEEN JOHN F. GILBERT AND CHOCTAW CHILD

Dated Sept, 1851, Choctaw Certificate No. 543C; copy of patent to John F. Gilbert; 5 pages, copy.

#602 - JOURNAL OF A WAGON TRAIN TRIP TO THE CALIFORNIA COLD RUSH IN 1849 FROM CLARKSVILLE, ARKANSAS

Written by A. D. King the Diary is a day by day account of events on the long trip. Incomplete. Copy, 15 pages.

#603 - SARA INTERVIEWS BY TEXARKANA GAZETTE

Two articles, one in 1995 and the other in 1997, by Greg Bischof, reporter for the Southwest Arkansas Gazette, a regional supplement to the Texarkana Gazette. 3 pages

#604 - LITTLE RIVER COUNTY NEWSPAPER ARTICLES

Articles from the Little river News at Ashdown: historical, biographical articles; obituaries; Little River County and other Arkansas counties. Copies, 41 pages to copy.

#605 - HAVE YOU EVER BEEN TO GOOSEANKLE?

The story of Union township of Nevada County, AR by Jerry McKelvy, Camden, AR, 1997; narrative of area and people; pictures and cemetery information; 158 pages, spiral

#606 - DEDICATION OF PRAIRIE DE ANN HISTORICAL MARKER

Article from The Hope Star with pictures at the Washington Presbyterian Church Cemetery. Original newsprint, 4 pages.

#607 - NATHAN WARREN, A FREE NEGRO OF THE OLD SOUTH

By Margaret Smith Ross; reprinted from Arkansas Historical Quarterly, Spring Issue, 1956; 12 pages.

#608 - JEREMIAH PATE BIBLE RECORDS

Copy of bible records of Col. Jeremiah Pate; includes a copy of the original obituary and obits of other family members. 5 Pgs. original.

#609 - E.J.L. GREEN BIBLE RECORDS

Copy of Bible records of Edwin Jeremiah Littlebury Green and family; four pages; copy.

#610 - CIVIL WAR REMINISCENCES OF WILLIAM LAWRENCE WESTBROOK

A member of Dockery's 19th Arkansas Infantry, Co. K, tells of his experiences during the war; from an interview conducted in 1930 by Inez Couch; donated by Craig Westbrook, 9 pages, copy.

#611 - FAITH AND VALUES-PROGRESS 1997

Published by The Banner News, Magnolia, AR, May, 1997; gives short histories of churches in Columbia County; photos, original newsprint; 12 pages to copy.

#612 - CAMDEN, OUACHITA COUNTY, ARKANSAS, RESOURCES AND ADVANTAGES

Reprint of an 1883 booklet by the Ouachita County Immigration Society; description of soil, climate, timber and health in Ouachita County; reprint copy. 25 pages.

#613 - SARATOGA HIGH SCHOOL YEARBOOKS, 1930, 1931; BETTY MCJUNKIN AUTOGRAPH BOOKS (3); A JOURNAL PROGRAM FOR GIRLS' BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT, 1932

Yearbooks with pictures, names of students, text. Originals, 300 pages to copy.

#614 - PATENT MEDICINE ADVERTISEMENTS

Patent medicine ads published in the Washington Telegraph during the late 1800's and early 1900's. about 61 copies.

#615 - WASHINGTON-BLOCK 33: ABSTRACT DEED OF PARTS OF LOTS 3&4

Formerly site of Persimmon Place owned by Harlan Rice and Carl Walker; present owner Julia Mobley. Original. 98 pages.

#616 - GRANDVIEW PLANTATION: DEER, FISH AND MOSASAURS

Arkansas Times article about the state Fish and Game Commission's new acquisition of the plantation; some history and long-range plans. Original and 3 copies. 20 pages to copy.

#617 - GUERNSEY SCHOOL STUDENTS TO HAVE A REUNION

Newspaper article reminding all former students who attended Guernsey High School of the august 15, 1998 reunion. One copy, 25 pages.

#618 - ASHDOWN GRADUATES: 1906-1980

List of names of students and the year each graduated. Softbound, 31 pages

#619 - REVOLUTIONARY PENSIONERS: A TRANSCRIPT OF THE PENSION LIST OF THE UNITED STATES FOR 1813

The number of pensioners in the several districts and the amount allowed to each pensioner. 1 copy; 18 pages.

#620 - THE HUTTERITES IN NORTH AMERICA

Details the day-to-day living patterns of the Hutterites, a communal group living on the Great Plains of the United States and Canada. 27 pages.

#621 - ST. MARKS'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH OF HOPE YEAR BOOK

Copy of 1918 year book of the Hope church; also excerpts from Bishops' Diaries and diocesan journals; 5 pgs. 29 pgs. Copy

#622 - BIBLE RECORDS OF DR. JAMES HILL

Color copies of the original 1844 Bible records; with a short history of the Bible by Claire Miller, Henderson, TX. 6 pgs, copy.

#623 - WASHINGTON CITY DIRECTORY-1873

Lists hotels, doctors, teachers, artists, commercial businesses, mechanical trades, land agents, officials, churches, and societies. From Borden's Monthly Register, a local paper. Copy, 3 pages.

#624 - THE NEW MADRID AND OTHER EARTHQUAKES OF MISSOURI

published in 1998 by the Missouri Historical Review; written and researched by Francis A. Sampson; 14 pages with Bibliography; copy

#625 - CIVIL WAR LETTERS OF JOSEPH A. DUMAS

Copy of typewritten transcripts of letters written by J. S. Dumas in 1862 and 1863. (From MSF #127 V1-W2, Folder 14) 17 pages.

#626 - THE BOWIE KNIFE AND THE ARKANSAS TOOTHPICK

Article from the Arkansas Traveler's home page on the Internet about James Black and some information about Old Washington State Park. 15 pages. copy

#627 - OLD WASHINGTON STATE PARK

Site of the park and a description of the historic, public and private buildings, trees and streets. 5 pages. copy

#628 - OUTHOUSES: DESCRIPTION, ESSAYS, POEM, ILLUSTRATIONS

"The Passing of the Outhouse"; "The Outhouse" an essay; "Essay on the Outhouse", and "Just What are Outhouse Diggers?" 20 pages. copy

#629 - WILL OF JOHN W. MURPHY

Copy of 1841 will of John W. Murphy of Sevier County; typed copy; 2 pages accompanied by letter from Fannie Murphy Lawless describing her relation to Mr. Murphy; 3 pages to copy.

#630 - HISTORY OF HOPE (ARKANSAS)

By Charles Augustine Bridewell, 1916; copied from the Hope Star by Arlene LaGrone, 1998. 25 pages. index. Copy

#631 - HOPE ICE AND COAL COMPANY

Research by Arlene LaGrone for Joel Ferguson; includes a photo of early pop bottle. 3 pages. copy

#632 - VIRGINIA FOUNTAIN WILLIAMS: HOMETOWN HAIRDRESSER

Profile of Virginia Williams, hairdresser for 59 years in Hope, a career she continues to pursue. An article by Hope Star Community Editor. Original newsprint, 6 pages.

#633 - WILL OF DANIEL AND JOHN GROUNDS OF HEMPSTEAD COUNTY, ARKANSAS

Copied from Hempstead County Court Records, Book C. 2 pages

#634 - A WAGON TRAIN

Copied from a diary of Mahala McDaniel; a log of a trip from Tennessee to Texas in 1812; lists names of families and rules of the wagon train; from the Texarkana USA Quarterly, Vol. 1. No. 1, 1974, 2 pages. copy

#635 - MYRA MCLAREY: REVIEWS OF HER BOOK, WATER FROM THE WELL

Reviews from the "New York Book Review: , The Nashville News and from Amazon.com website. Originals and copies, 8 pages, newsprint.

#636 - GRANDVIEW PLANTATION AND MOUND PRAIRIE

Items and articles copied from other SARA sources and placed in an individual file. Copies, 30 pages.

#637 - THEY NEVER CAME BACK: THE STORY OF THE FOURTH ARKANSAS INFANTRY. WAR MEMOIRS OF CAPTAIN JOHN W. LAVENDER.

Copy of an article from The southern Press, Pine Bluff, AR 1956. 158 pages. copy

#638 - A GUIDE TO TREASURE IN ARKANSAS, LOUISIANA, AND MISSISSIPPI

Lost mines and buried treasure: coded maps to show locations. 127 pages. paperback

#639 - THE PROGRESSIVE SPELLER

1897 speller for primary and intermediate grades. 166 pages. hardback

#640 - WASHINGTON: SOME HISTORIES OF THE TOWN'S OLD HOMES AND BUILDINGS

Articles written by Mary Margaret Haynes for The Hope Express, a newspaper published in Hope in the early 1980's. Originals 14 pages.

#641 - CIVIL WAR DIARY OF A. J. SMITH

Transcript of the diary of A. J. Smith, 20th Arkansas Infantry, from March, 1862, through February, 1864, copy donated by Julia Taylor; 4 pages; copy

#642 - BETTY JO HAYS HONORED WITH COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD

Ms. Hays was one of several persons honored throughout the state for exemplary dedication to the betterment of their home communities. The award ceremony was broadcast on Channel 4. Original newsprint, 1 page.

#643 - FORTY DOCUMENTS OF THE FREEDOM TRAIN: HISTORIC DOCUMENTS OF OUR HERITAGE AND FREEDOM

A portfolio of reproductions of historic documents which appeared on the Freedom Train. 75 pages. Copies.

#644 - ORAL INTERVIEWS: SEVEN INTERVIEWS CONDUCTED BY SARAH HUETT WITH LOCAL RESIDENTS AND ROYCE WEISENBERGER OF HOPE, 1999 copies.

40 pages.

#645 - MT. HOREB LODGE, WASHINGTON, ARKANSAS, RESEARCH

Research paper by Sarah Huett, history of the lodge from its inception in 1852; lists officers; excerpts from The Washington Telegraph, The Old Town Speaks, and Chronicles of Arkansas. Copies.

#646 - BLACK HISTORY RESEARCH

Research paper by Sarah Huett; slave lists, slave narratives; Allen slave list, miscellaneous and Spirituals. 59 pgs. Copies.

#647 - CENSUS RESEARCH, 1830-1860

Research paper by Sarah Huett lists white males, females and slaves and free colored (numbers); names of slave owners and number of slaves they owned; excerpts from The Washington Telegraph with population lists. 14 pages.

#648 - PENSION APPLICATION OF MIRICK DAVIS, WAR OF 1812

Pension application for Mirick Davis of Polk County, Arkansas; from National Archives records. 7 pages Copy.

#649 - HISTORY OF THE SCHOOL OF HOPE: 1969-1999

Two articles from the Hope Star entitled, "Thirty Years of Hope" and "From Seedling to Giant Oak." 4 pages. Original newsprint.

#650 - A BRIEF HISTORY OF DEQUEEN, ARKANSAS, 1897-1997

Copy of typewritten history, no author given, five pages.

DeQueen, Arkansas: The City with the Wrong Name by Dow Wynn, Port Arthur, TX; reprint from special edition of DeQueen Bee, July, 1972. 17 pages. Copy.

#651 - NASHVILLE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS TOURS PARK

The sophomore class took an historical tour of the park along with seniors, Tabetha Sillavan and Amy Miller: article and pictures published in the Nashville

News, January 13, 2000 Original newsprint, 4 pages.

#652 - OLD LIBERTY COMMUNITY CHURCH BUILDING

Snow closes the doors of 74-year old country church located just off Highway 195 south of the Cross Roads - article relates damage and history of the old church which is to be torn down; Original, 6 pages.

#653 - ARLENE LaGRONE, CITIZEN OF THE YEAR AWARD

Arlene LaGrone was the recipient of the Citizen of the Year 2000 Award, March 14, at the annual Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce banquet. Pictures and text Original newsprint, 4 pages.

#654 - WESTMORELAND CEMETERY RECORDS/Poor Farm

Researched by Jim and Jo Kaufman - land description, earliest date of a death marker, names of early families; short history of the Hempstead County Poor Farm; 10 pages, Copy.

#655 - OFF THE BEATEN PATH

Hope Star Community News article relating an interview with Jack Spates, local artist, who has spent most of his lifetime painting scenes from nature and history; Original newsprint, 1 page.

#656 - JOHN WILLIAMS, FOUNDER OF HAYGOOD SEMINARY

John Williams' obituary which appeared in the December 3, 1920, Washington Telegraph, describing his accomplishments, listing his wife and number of children; Copy, 3 pages.

#657 - EXCERPTS FROM THE HOPE STAR, 1917

26 pages. copies.

#658 - KEITH FAMILY BIBLE RECORDS

Original pages not dated, along with photographic copies of the pages, compiled by William V. Keith. Fifteen pages. Originals.

#659 - FARMER AND MECHANIC AND AMERICAN CABINET

Published in New York by James H. Pratt, May 22, 1852; devoted to mechanics, manufactures, new inventions, science, agriculture and the arts; mentions a cotton gin improvement by Thomas J. Laws, of Washington, Hempstead County, Arkansas, page 1; Original.

#660 - PLEASANT HILL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH RECORDS 1891-1911 MISSING AT THIS TIME

Copy of handwritten records showing minutes of regular meetings and lists of church members; copy of newspaper article entitled Farmer Given 21 Years for Girl's Murder; copy of $500 Confederate note found in record book; 150 pages, copy.

#661 - HEMPSTEAD COUNTY SWEPT BY TORNADO WHICH LEAVES DEATH AND DISASTER IN ITS WAKE, 1921

The Star of Hope, April 16, 18, 19, 21, 23 and 25th describes destruction caused by the storm, gives the number of casualties and work done by the Red Cross and others; Fifteen pages; Copy. 15 pages.

#662 - MISCELLLANEOUS ITEMS PRINTED IN HEMPSTEAD TRAILS

Articles from the Star of Hope with information about the city and Hempstead County, Hope High School, Hope Businesses and Businessmen, Confederate Soldiers Reunion and WW1 Draftee list. 60 pages.

#663 - BIOGRAPHIES IN MAGNOLIA TIMES "SPECIAL EDITION," 1939

First and last names with the names of the community the person lived in and the page number in the paper; also, in Hempstead Trails, April 1992.10 pages.COPY

#664 - 1911 ARKANSAS CENSUS OF CONFEDERATE SOLDIERS

Names of veterans, place of residence and name of county offering certification.25 pages.COPY

#665 - COLUMBUS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH MINUTES, 1876-1886

35 pages. COPY

#666 - CEMETERIES-HEMPSTEAD COUNTY

Maps of Rose Hill, Cave Hill and Memory Gardens with list of names, block and lot numbers;17 pages. copy

#667 - LEGAL TERMS, OBSCURE PHRASES AND ABBREVIATIONS

Copies of ten pages of terms helpful in understanding official documents;copy.

#668 - DIGGIN' DEEPER

Further commentary on Union Township, Nevada County, Arkansas, by Jerry McKelvy; follow-up to Have Your Ever Heard of Gooseankle? , families and photos of the area, surname index; 68 pages, spiral bound, original.

#669 - THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE SALINE CREEK BRIDGE

An eyewitness account of the construction of the Saline Creek Bridge by Hobert Lamb who lived in the area; the new bridge replaced an old one for which Mr. Lamb had fond memories. 9 pages

#670 - SACRED PLACES

Churches for worship and praise, some still in use, others abandoned featured in The First National Bank calendar for 2002 Original 12 pages.

#671 - JAMES BLACK SOURCE MATERIAL FROM MAGAZINES AND INTERNET

Source material from magazines, newspapers, internet articles-names of books, Authors, historians, etc. copies and originals; 32 pages.

#672 - THE ARKANSAS BLACK EXPERIENCE THEN AND NOW

Articles about slavery and its toll; Today's Black professionals, including Dr. Carl Johnson, Board of Trustees, University of Arkansas original copies. 10 pages.

#673 - AMITY CHURCH RECORDS

Copy and transcription of charter membership and members of Amity Missionary Baptist Church in Howard County, Arkansas; two obituaries. 11 pages, copy.

#674 - MEMOIRS OF NELL CARRIGAN

Memories from 1908 childhood to present of Nell O'Dell Carrigan, of Howard County, educator, wife , mother; 125 pages, spiral bound.

#675 - OAK GROVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 1854-1979

History of Oak Grove Methodist Church, pictures, membership rolls, cemetery listing, and church directory; published 1979. 8 x 10 soft cover bound. Original. 108 pages.

#676 - COMMENTS ON LETTER FROM DR. JOSEPH PAXTON TO HON. A.H. SEVIER IN RELATION TO THE RAFT ON RED RIVER

By John F. Magale; 27 pages with photos and maps; copy.

#677 - W. E. COX AFFIDAVIT OF DEATH, MARITAL HISTORY AND HEIRSHIP

Prepared by Southwest Title Company, Texarkana - 10 pages copy

#678 - HARD TIMES-How Nevada County Fared During the Great Depression

Research from area newspapers by Jerry McKelvy in 2002.

Spiral bound 8 x 11. 39 pages.

#679 - 135TH ANNIVERSARY, Mt. NEBO BAPTIST CHURCH, PATMOS, ARKANSAS

Published by Mt. Nebo Baptist Church; 1866 through 2001; history of church, lists of pastors and members; photos of church members and activities to present day, 159 pages, soft cover.

#680 - OFFICIAL LIST OF VOTERS OF HEMPSTEAD COUNTY, ARKANSAS, WHO HAVE PAID POLL TAX FOR THE YEAR 1927

List of voters according to race, post office, township, voting precinct, school district. Soft cover booklet; 183 pages.

#681 - FAMILY BIBLE OF MORGAN CRYER, SR.

Transcript of births and deaths with copy of DAR pension application. Donated by Peggy Wood. 7 pages, copy.

#682 - REDLANDERS-REDLAND SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY IN NEVADA COUNTY

Photographs and biographies compiled in 1986 by Mary Hildebrand Cox and updated in 2002 by Cathy Cox Straley; including Sweet Home and Wire Road School Photos; indexed, spiral bound 8 x 11. Original. 63 pages.

#683 - GRACE EPISCOPAL CHURCH CONSECRATION

Copy of original consecration papers of Grace Episcopal Church, Washington, AR, dated 1871; 3 pages 8 x 14 copy.

#684 - BOXES AROUND TREES

Research and photographs by Jack Pratt, July, 1999, concerning ordinance in Washington against hitching livestock to trees in town or allowing them to obstruct the sidewalks; one page of text, three pages of photographs. Copy.

#685 - SIXTH (MONROE'S) ARKANSAS CAVALRY, COMPANY D

Company organized in Washington, AR, May, 1862; alphabetical list of soldiers with annotations if known; copied from Internet:

http://www.couchgenweb.com/arkansas/izard/cwar/6cavcod.html 22 pgs. copy.

#686 - FAMILY BIBLE RECORDS OF W. H. ROTHWELL

Copy of Bible records on W. H. Rothwell; includes births, deaths,

marriages and miscellaneous information, 1876; 9 pages copy.

#687 - JOHN B. POWER LEDGER, 1847

Copy of list of names of Powers families of Laurens County, SC and Pike County, AR. From the Internet, 16 pages, copy.

#688 - ADAMS RESEARCH ON BOWIE KNIFE

Written by Walter M. Adams, 1975, 3 pages. both articles given by Gene Redmon, Washington, AR

#689 - CALE SCHOOL NARRATIVE
Author: Unknown
Date: 1933

Lists superintendent, teachers and some students of this Nevada County school; 2 pages.

#690 - HISTORIC NAMES, PLACES AND EVENTS

Newspaper articles, handwritten descriptions of persons and events in Washington and other places in Arkansas; some Civil War Articles. Original and copies.

20+ pgs.

#691 - TEACHING MEMORIES OF IRENE PAULEY

Narratives and diary of Irene Pauley, teacher from 1945-1976; includes history of Ashdown, AR, public schools. 58 pages, spiral bound.

#692 - TEACHERS' CONTRACTS 1908-1942 Nevada and Ouachita Counties

Contracts of Elijah O'Keefe, who taught in Nevada and Ouachita Counties; also Teacher Retirement Salary Statement. 23 pages.

#693 - DEED FOR SHILOH CHURCH, LAMARTINE, AR

Copy of Columbia County Deed Book E, pages 346 and 347, "Formby to Shiloh Church." 2 legal size pages.

#694 - THE SAGA OF JAMES R. COFFEE, aka HARRY FLETCHER

Articles in the Bakersfield, CA, Arkanas Gazette and Washington Telegraph relate stories of Coffee's capture, escape from jail, pursuit, and captures. 14 pages.

#695 - NATIVE SON BECOMES FIRST BLACK MAYOR OF MINERAL SPRINGS - STEVE DIXON

Tribute from his sister; news article by Marilyn LeFall; The Nashville News, Feb. 13, 2003, page 3, B with photograph of Dixon.

#696 - METHODISM'S GATEWAY to the Southwest

Stanley T. Baugh and Roert B. Moore, Jr. Edited and expanded by Keenan Williams; published by the Washington (AR) United Midthodist Church. 16 pgs, illustrated. Can be copied on 9 pages.

#697 - POLK COUNTY POLL TAX RECEIPTS 1930

Alphabetical lists of poll tax receipts for the county; 16 pages, copy.

#698 - POLK COUNTY EXAMINER'S REGISTER OF TEACHERS' LICENSES, 1899-1900

Lists name, age native state, residence and date of issue of license; NO INDEX. 13 pages.

#699 - ANNUAL REPORT OF THE COUNTY EXAMINER, POLK COUNTY 1899

Lists number of students, male and female, white and colored; NO NAMES GIVEN; school districts are numbered, no city names. 23 pages.

#700 - POLK COUNTY EARLY HISTORY

Clippings from The Mena Star in the years 1999 and 2000; newsprint. 28 pages

#701 - "CONFEDERATE MEMORIAL--A TRIBUTE TO OUR ANCESTORS WHO WERE PART OF THE RISE AND FALL OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA"

By Daniel Singleton; 2 pages.

#702 - FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH (in Washington, AR)

History of First Baptist Church, Franklin & Jay Streets Intersection, Washington, AR, by Mildred Smith; 3 pages, illustrated.

#703 - FULTON RIVERBOAT TRAFFIC

“Fulton once thrived on riverboat traffic by Zach Maxwell, TEXARKANA GAZETTE,

(Sun., 12 Jan. 2003) p 1A, 10A. 2 pages.

#704 - COLUMBIA COUNTY SESQUICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION

Page of photographs marking flashbacks: period costumes, handcrafts,

Games, Foods. BANNER- NEWS, Magnolia, AR, (17 Oct. 2002). 17 pages.

#705 - JONQUIL FESTIVAL IN OLD WASHINGTON HISTORIC

“Annual festival at state park begins on Friday” By Ruth Ann Bickerstaff. HOPE STAR (12 March 2003) p.1. Article marks 35th Annual Jonquil Festival and publicizes activities, entertainment, food and vendor categories; 2 pgs.

#706 - THE PAUL WILBUR KLIPSCH MUSEUM

Two news articles by Frank Roth: photographs depicting Klipsch’s career and special interests in railroads, music, ballistics, acoustics, and geophysics (HOPE STAR, 15 April 2003), p. 5 and “Klipsch looks to future with eye to past” (HOPE STAR, 30 April 2003) p. 3C. Klipsch designed/patented loudspeaker which is only one in continuous use, around the world, for over 50 years. 14 pages.

#707 - JONQUIL FESTIVAL 2003

35TH Annual Jonquil Festival celebrated in Washington, AR. Two news articles - HOPESTAR EXTRA, (Tues. 25 Mar. 2003) text by Ruth Ann Bickerstaff - p. 4 “Jonquil Festival called a success” by Bickerstaff (same date), p. 1.

3 pages.

#708 - CITIZEN OF THE YEAR Magnolia Columbia County

Jeanie Bismark takes top honor for 2002-03. Award presented during 64th Annual Magnolia-Columbia County Chamber of Commerce banquet on 150th anniversary of Columbia County's creation. BANNER-NEWS (26 Mar 2003). 1p photograph

2 pages.

#709 - AUTHOR OF BIG DOC'S GIRL SPEAKS AT NASHVILLE HIGH SCHOOL

Announcement of M. Medearis; speaking to Nashville High Schools advanced U.S. history Class. NASHVILLE NEWS (Thurs., 1 May 2003) p. 5-B 1p - photo;

2 pages.

#710 - LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FROM ARKANSAS HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION FOR SAM DICKINSON

Dickinson discussed his new books. NASHVILLE NEWS (Thurs., 22 May 2003) p. 9. Page included photo of Mary Medearis with Dr. Ray Granade of Arkadelphia at the Clark County Historical Association meeting. 1 p - 2 photos; 1page.

#711 - SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS REGIONAL ARCHIVES NEW PUBLICATION

A combined printing of three books previously Published, arranged by Faith Riley, Director, as fund raiser for the Archives – “An Arkansas Trilogy: Three Years in Arkansaw.” “On a Slow Train Through Arkansas,” and “The Arkansas Traveler.” HOPE STAR, (Weds., 19 Mar. 2003) p 3 - article and photo; newsprint, 2 pages.

#712 - PIONEER WASHINGTON FOUNDATION NAMES DAUGHTER OF MR. AND MRS. ETTER , TOWN LEADERS, TO BOARD

NASHVILLE NEWS (Mon., 9 June 2003), p. 11 Margaret E. Simpson, teacher in Mt. Ida public school system, was named to Board in its forty-fifth year. Ross Whipple of Arkadelphia was also named to fill board vacancies. 1page

#713 - YERGER REUNION IN HOPE, ARKANSAS

James Johnson, Hope native, keynote speaker At Yerger Reunion. THE HOPE STAR, (Weds., 25 June 2003), p. 3. Johnson graduated from Yerger High School in 1956; his teaching career has included music, band, choral courses as well as work in Behavioral Sciences and, currently in English Composition at Compton Community College, Compton, CA. (photo) 2 pages.

#714 - HOPE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT (Fall 2003) GETS BOOK PUBLISHED

Brittany Maxwell, fourteen years old, has Book of poetry published by American Poet’s Society. HOPE STAR (Weds., 25 June 2003), p.3. She is the daughter of Paula Maxwell of Hope and Richard Maxwell of Little Rock. 2 pages.

#715 - PIONEER WASHINGTON RESTORATION FOUNDATION

New officers are elected to fill vacancies on Board of Directors. HOPE STAR (Fri., 20 June 2003), p. 3A. Foundation governed by fifteen-member Board, with office in Washington, AR. Ross Whipple, of Arkadelphia, Chairman and CEO of the Summit Bank and Margaret E. Simpson, of Mt. Ida are the new officers. 2 pgs.

#716 - TOM DILLARD FILE

(will contain multiple articles regarding the Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture as well as other subjects, articles By T. Dillard). Arkansas Facts

#717 - NASHVILLE/HOWARD CO. MEMORABILIA

“Facts and Fancies” related to the late Louis “Swampy” Graves and the 50 years of Graves family contribution to local newspaper. NASHVILLE NEWS (Mon., 30 June 2003) p.2; 1p

#718 - WHAT DAWES RECORDS REVEAL

Article by Lloyd Bockstruck re the Dawes Commission allotment of land and citizenship to members of the;Five Civilized Tribes; DALLAS MORNING NEWS

Print not dated/page # not given; Texasliving@dallasnews.com

1 pg.

#719 - BEECH STREET BAPTIST CHURCH, COLUMBIA COUNTY, AR, CELEBRATES ANNIVERSARY

BANNER-NEWS, Magnolia, AR (Weds., 20 June 2001, p. 3). Church can verify its existence for 151 years; it also established Subscription School in 1867, during the period of Reconstruction following the Civil War. 1p ; 2 photos (1 original/ 1 copy) 2 pgs.

#720 - YERGER HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE WRITES POEM ABOUT BILL CLINTON

HOPE STAR (Thurs., 3 July, 2003), p. 3A. Louise Ward Long, 1954 graduate of Yerger H.S. and a Hope native now living in Seattle, Washington, was honored at the school reunion. Her poem about Clinton and a photo of Long appear in this

edition. - 1p - 1 photo

#721 - THE HAPPY HOOKER TRAVELS TO HOPE IN SEARCH OF FUN

HOPE STAR, (30 July 2003, p1 and 3). Dr. Tom Greer, professor of Humanities at Ouachita Baptist Univ., was in Hope to work with the Arts in the Heart summer program, sponsored by Southwest Arkansas Arts Council. He demonstrated hooking techniques and brought students to SW Arkansas Regional Archives to see exhibition of rugs. 2p - photographs (1 original , 1 copy)

#722 - CIVIL WAR CERTIFICATION OF DEATH

Certificate of death of John E. Flowers, with W. B. Speers Infantry, Company A, of the 19th Regiment and died near Muddy Bogg on 15th April 1862 from sickness. Document copy donated by descendant: Ron Klitz of Winthrop, AR. 2p (copies)

#723 - HIGH PROFILE OF BRYAN MICHAEL DAY

ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE (Sun., 27 July 2003, p. 1D, 4D. High Profile Article by Scott A. Johnson on Day, former Superintendent of Old Washington Historic State Park, and currently Director of Little Rock Parks and Recreation.

2p (1 original/ 1 copy) with photographs

#724 - NASHVILLE LEADER

See this folder for Mary Margaret Haynes’ columns (Aug. – Dec. 2003) and for news entries relevant to Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives and the 12 counties of SW Arkansas (Aug.-Dec. 2003).

#725 - HISTORY WORKSHOP

NASHVILLE LEADER – Archives receives humanities grant for fall history day - (NASHVILLE LEADER, 6 August, 2003, p. B1). Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives receives donation from Arkansas Humanities Council, as contribution to Great Day for History workshop scheduled for 20 Sept. 2003 in 1914 School House at OWHSP. 1p –photograph

#726 - ANTIQUE CARS

See: Hope Star, “Too-too-toodling along…” (Wed., 1 Oct. 2003, p. 3) Photographs by Grace Leonhart. An Olkahoma car club visits Washington, AR, after traveling over scenic reoute via Talamina Drive. Photographs show 1915 Model T roadster, 1926 Roadster and the caravan line in front of Williams Tavern Restaurant. 1 p- three photographs (1 original page/one copy

#727 - MEMORIES OF JAMES HANSFORD HOLT as told by his daughter, Mrs. Hopie (Holt) Ross

Written in January, 1984, story of his Civil War experiences; copy of newspaper clipping from 1916, “Federal Soldier’s Poem is Preserved,” 2 pages.

#728 - GEORGIA GAZETTEER OFFERS GENEALOGICAL DATA

Article from Houston Chronicle, November 8, 2003, page 7D, Mic Barnette discusses the final rolls of the Civilized Tribes and records from the Freedman’s Bank at the Clayton Library. Original clipping. 2 pages.

#729 - ALVIN BAKER TELLS OF GRANDFATHER'S BRUSH WITH JESSIE JAMES

In interview with Faith Riley, Alvin Baker recounts family story of his grandfather, Doc Baker, and his circuit-riding days near Wickes, Polk County. Transcription of interview, 3 pages.

#730 - CIVIL WAR LETTER FROM HENRY J. POWELL

Letter written near Delhi, LA, June 14, 1865, to father Caleb and mother Latha Powell in Columbia County, AR. Copy of handwritten letter with transcription by Thomas A. Jones. 2 pages, copy.

#731 - PATMOS CEMETERY CENSUS Bodcaw Township, Hempstead County, AR

Thomas A. Jones, Editor. May 26, 2003; 6 pages.

#732 - ARKANSAS SESQUICENTENNIAL POST CARDS

Two cards celebrating Arkansas Sesquicentennial 1 page.

#733 - LUCILLE WESTBROOK OBITUARIES

Copies from The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette;

The Texarkana Gazette; and The Nashville News.

Dated January 31, 2004.

6 pages.

#734 - NIGHT JESSE JAMES DROPPED IN

Article of unknown origin, not dated, written by Mary L.

Ballew, telling story of a family in Hollywood, AR, who

entertained Jesse James one night; 1 page, copy.

#735 - OLD CATTLE DIPPING VAT DISCOVERED

Article from The Lafayette County Democrat,

January 27, 2004, by Maebell Pierson; one page

newsclipping.

#736 - PUBLIC SENTIMENT - El Dorado Feb. 5, 1891

Notice for publication - Hardy & Jones; Marion Barfield, Eugene B. Duke, Charles Welford, Mark Benton, Henry Taylor; Probate land-sale, Ellen Perdue. Bibliographical history re Judge Wm. C. Langford

1 original - # copies 22 1/2 X 8 1/4 4 pages to copy. Acc. #6462

#737 - INDIAN ARTIFACTS

Discussion on Southwest Arkansas Indians' artifacts, led by Hayden Worthington and Bob Whisenhunt at Nashville, Arkansas Rotary Club Meeting

See: THE NASHVILLE LEADER ( Weds., 4 Feb. 2004) p. 1

1 page with photograph of speakers & arrowheads

14 11/2 X 8 Acc. #6463

#738 - REPRESENTATIVE JOHN BOOZMAN'S THIRD DISTRICT

- An examination of the history of the United States Marshal Service in Western Arkansas THE LINCOLN ECHO - Jan 2004, p. 18; 1 page with photo of Boozman 14 X 6 1/4 Acc.# 6464

#739 - MINE CREEK/ NASHVILLE, AR HISTORIC RECORDS/CEMETERIES

See: HISTORICAL ADVENTURES; Search for truth led to cemeteries, old books.

By Louie Graves, NASHVILLE LEADER, (Weds. 11 Feb. 2004, p. 4A) Reference to Lucille Westbrook's research regarding Eli Collins and John Nelson Collins. 1p Acc.#6467

#740 - STATE PARKS COMMISSION TO VISIT HOPE, OLD WASHINGTON

See: Roth, Frank. (Hope Star, 15 Oct. 20)

#741 - OLD WASHINGTON HISTORIC STATE PARK PUBLICITY in HOPE STAR - 2003

Articles about Civil War ReEnactment and Christmas and Candlelight (29 Oct - 3 Dec. 2003) 6 pgs. Acc.#6344

#742 - CONFEDERATE SPY-DAVID O. DODD Is Convicted as Spy, Hanged at age 17 ;THE ARKANSAS NEWS

(Spring 1997, p. 1) photograph Acc. # 6377 8 pages.

#743 - SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS

see: "Information on Southwest Arkansas a Bit Scant"

by Christy Busby. TEXARKANA GAZETTE (Mon., 3 Nov. 2003)

p.4A Opinion. Writer refers to the scarcity of information re

travel and history in SW Arkansas as she notes facts, names.

Photo of columnist 1 copy 1 page.

#744 - CIVIL WAR WEEKEND AT OLD WASHINGTON STATE PARK

"Bringing history to Life" Full page of photographs

TEXARKANA GAZETTE (Mon. 3 Nov. 2003, p. 3A)

(newspaper has error "2002" on this page) Acc. #6469

3 pages.

#745 - DAUGHTER OF STROM THURMOND

a Black woman named Essie Mae Washington -Williams - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (Sun., 28 Dec. 2003, p. 2J one photograph of the woman with article

1 page.

#746 - HOPE INVENTOR (PAUL KLIPSCH) INDUCTED INTO CEA (CONSUMER ELECTRONICS ASSOCIATION

By Frank Roth. (Tues., Feb. 17, 2004, p. 1)

Klipsch invented and developed the longest running loudspeaker in the auto Market. He also held patents in the fields of geophysics, ballistics and acoustics. The Paul Wilbur Klipsch Conference and Garden, at the newly renovated Cairo and Fulton Depot in Hope, AR., will be opened in March 2004. 1 page

#747 - INDIGENT SOLDIERS/FAMILIES IN HEMPSTEAD CO.,1862-1864

p.243-265 (Over-size copies) and HEMPSTEAD CO. COURT RECORDS - p 130-135 (Over-size copies) Duplicate pages, with original Acc.#1334

(Records match Acc. #1334 records in Research Room) - Over-size copies moved to Subject and Place File Over-size Box - Folder #747

#748 - NETWORK TO FREEDOM

UALR Professor documents Arkansas spurs of the Underground Railroad. By: Reed, Jennifer Barnett. ARKANSAS TIMES, 27 Feb., 2004 p. 11-12, 16; 2 pgs.

Acc. #6475

#749 - A HOMECOMING FOR BLACK ARKANSAS

"Fraternal organization rises again as museum" by Janie Ginocchio. ARKANSAS TIMES, 27 Feb. 2004, p.15 Illustrations 1 page newsprint. Acc.#6477

#750 - TWO MORE FANTASTIC STATE PARKS

DeGray and Old Washington Historic State Park NASHVILLE LEADER, 3 March 2004, p. 2 Bnews 1 page newsprint. Acc.#6478

#751 - THE SANDYLAND CHRONICLE

Volumes 1 and 2 by Jerry McKelvy, Nevada County, Arkansas; monthly newspaper of current and past events from the Bluff City, Chidester, Reader,and White Oak Lake areas; published 2001 and 2002; 83 pages. Original copy.

#752 - THE SANDYLAND CHRONICLE

Volume 3, 2003, by Jerry McKelvy, Nevada County, Arkansas; monthly newspaper of current and past events from the Bluff City, Chidester, Reader,and White Oak Lake areas; published 2001 and 2002; 75 pages. Original copy.

#753 - THE SANDYLAND CHRONICLE Volume 4, 2004 Volume 5, 2005. Volume 6, 2006

By Jerry McKelvy, Nevada County, Arkansas; monthly newsletter of current and past events from the Bluff City, Chidester, Reader and White Oak Lake areas; 83 pages. Original. Acc. #6623 and Acc. #6698 and Acc. #6868.

#754 - MALLETT, STEPHEN, DAR PAPERS

Lineage of Priscilla Davis Hot Springs, AR; three pages. Copy

Acc. #6633

#755 - FUTRELL TREATS GOOD OLE BOYS TO LUNCH

Photo and identifications from Nashville News, Thursday, May 27, 2004.

One page, original newsprint. Acc. #6622

#756 - PICTURES FROM THE PAST

Reprint of article from The Star of Hope, July 18, 1914, in The Chamber, Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce Newsletter, Sept., 2002. Article entitled Annual Hike Grand Success, 150 mile Auto Trip in 1914. Photos included. 3 pages. original. Acc. #6596

#757 - IN MEMORY OF THOSE WE LOST IN 2003

Lafayette County Press, December 31, 2003, page 2. list of deaths in Lafayette County in 2003. 4 pages to copy newsprint Acc. #6597.

#758 - REMEMBERING OUR HEROES PAST AND PRESENT

Lists of American service men and women who have served during World War II. DeQueen Bee, November 12, 2003; newsprint, 24 pages to copy. Acc. #6598.

#759 - YESTERDAY WHEN I WAS YOUNG

A Story of life as It Was on the Steel Farm

Essay by Mrs. Leo Flippo, published in DeQueen Bee, November 2002, winner of annual essay contest of Sevier County Historical Society.

Acc. #6599

#760 - WILLIAM J. CLINTON PRESIDENTIAL CENTER PROGRAM

Two original programs, November 18, 2004, dedication ceremonies for the Clinton Library in Little Rock, AR. Copy of Arkansas, The Natural State, Winter 2004/2005, with article about Clinton Center Grand Opening. Acc. #6629

#761 - 70TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY OF MR. AND MRS. LONNIE MATTHEWS OF ATHENS, ARKANSAS

Newspaper clipping with then and now photographs, published in the Nashville News, January 15, 2004. newsprint Acc. #6606

#762 - EXCERPT FROM INTERVIEW WITH CORA COULTER

Honored Teacher of Sevier County

Speaking on teaching in the black schools in Sevier County, three pages.

Acc. #6607

#763 - COL. STUBBS ON FRONT LINES IN GLOBAL WAR ON TERRORISM

Newspaper article about col. Kevin Stubbs, son Dr. L. D. Stubbs, Sevier County Board member for SARA, published in DeQueen Bee, April 8, 2004.

Acc. #6608

#764 - THE PRINCIPLE USE OF GRANDMAS APRON

Poem and additions about old-time aprons. From Internet. Acc. #6609

#765 - BLACKSMITHS BLEND PAST AND PRESENT

Arkansas Gazette article March 23, 2003, Forge Fest at Schott’s Agricultural Museum, by Phillip Reese; highlights Old Washington’s Billy Nations. Internet. 2 pages. Acc. #6610

#766 - CIVIL WAR LETTER OF GEORGE R. WOOLSLEY

Written August 11, 1862 from near Pine Bluff, AR. Published online at pcfa.org by Larry and Kathryn Priest. One page. Acc. #6611

#767 - THE SPIRIT OF HARMONY METHODIST CHURCH

Article about Harmony Methodist Church Sutton, AR, published online at pcfa.org by Larry and Kathryn Priest, two pages. Acc. #6612

#768 - POLK COUNTY BOYS AND GIRLS SERVING THE USA

Copy of section of the Mena Star, April 26, 1945. 8 pages, Acc. #6613.

#769 - COPIES OF SEVEN ORIGINAL MARRIAGE CERTIFICATES

Submitted by Eugene Horn, Nash, TX; includes Propps, Burton, Edwards, Coulter, McLain, Kinsworthy, Cannon, Murphy, Hill, Barpole, dates 1825 through 1866. 8 pages Acc. #6378

#770 - WORLD WAR II ACCOUNT OF D DAY BY EDWARD TURNER

From a speech given at Ouachita County Genealogy Society meeting in Camden, AR, June 27, 2004. 3 pages Acc. #6570

#771 - UNITED STATES DEPUTY MARSHALS LISTED ON FT. SMITH PARKS SITE

Western District of Arkansas, and list of marshals buried in Oak Cemetery at Ft. Smith. From Internet. 5 pages. Acc. #6543

#772 - DIXIE DICTION AND SOUTHERN RECIPES

Southern expressions, 2 pages, southern recipes, 6 pages. Acc. #6603

#773 - THE STORY OF JAMES BLACK: SILVERSMITH, BLACKSMITH, KNIFESMITH, ARKANSAS PIONEER

Written by Lu Waters, great, great, great granddaughter of James Black; 5 pages with photograph. Acc. #6604

#774 - IN MEMORIAM: COLUMBIA COUNTY DEATHS 2002

From the Banner News, January 2, 2003; lists deaths in the county for the year 2002. newsprint. 13 pages to copy. Acc. #6602

#775 - SCHOOL DISTRICTS WILL CONSOLIDATE

Stamps and Lewisville schools vote to consolidate; Lafayette County Democrat, Sept. 24, 2002. newsprint one page. Acc. #6601

#776 - THE ONE ROOM SCHOOL: WALLACE HILL OF HORTENSE COMMUNITY, SEVIER COUNTY

Essay winner written by Kim Fenwick published in DeQueen Bee November 21, 2002; newsprint, 7 pages to copy. Acc. #6600

#777 - RICH MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE’S LYNN TO HANG UP CALCULATOR AFTER 21 YEARS

From the Mena Star, May 6, 2004; instructor Erma Lynn retires, photograph; 3 pages to copy newsprint. Acc. #6518

#778 - IMPLEMENTATION GUIDE TO UTILIZE CULTURAL HERITAGE RESOURCES AT BEARDEN HIGH SCHOOL

By Benny Byars, Social Studies Teacher; presents objectives and examples of finished studies by students; 90 pages. Acc. #6561

#779 - MARRIAGE CERTIFICATES OF SUSSEX JEFFERSON AND JACOB MADDING

Original documents dated 1875 and 1843, Hempstead County, Arkansas.

Acc. #7185

#780 - LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION FOR HAZEL WATKINS

Letter dated Jan. 6, 1951, recommendation as a teacher from J. A. Smith, Hope, Arkansas. Original document. Acc. #7184

#781 - TENTH TEXAS INFANTRY-THE MEN OF THE, BURIED AT CAMP NELSON CEMETERY AT AUSTIN, ARKANSAS

Internet; 6 pages. Acc. #7175

#782 - THE CADDO INDIANS-A BRIEF HISTORICAL REVIEW

With emphasis on the Red River and Little River Basins of Southwest Arkansas. A presentation to the Little River County Historical Society, Feb. 17, 2008, by Buddy HInton; 17 pages with maps and photographs. Acc. #7174

#783 - LAWRENCE MITCHELL'S HISTORY

the TODD, HAYNES, PORTERFIELD, CORNELIUS, AND GILES families of Nevada County. Narrative format circulated by Jack King via e-mail. 10 pages. Acc. #7181

#784 - TRAMMELL'S TRACE

By Doug Alford; a connection between the Great Southwest Trail in Fulton, Arkansas and the King's Highway Trail in Nacogdoches, Texas. Narrative with maps. Acc. #6906

#785 - DNA GENEALOGY

Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation information; Relative Genealogy Genetic informaiton. Internet article: New Ancestry Site Offers DNA Testing. Acc. #7182

#786 - COMMERCE OF WAR

Inside a Colonial Merchant's House; article from Archaeology Magazine, June/July, 2007, by David Starbuck. Acc. #7183

#787 - ANDREW LEE DYKE

Automaker, and Auto Parts Supplier from Hempstead County Materials from internet and copies from Guy Randall Acc. #7472

#788 - METHODIST PREACHER'S HOUSE AFTER 1946 TORNADO

Washington, AR, November 2, 1949, copy. Acc. #6972

#789 - SARAH CATHERINE ROBINS WOOD, AN OKLAHOMA PIONEER WOMAN

Nomination to Pioneer Woman Museum’s Woman of the Year 2008, with correspondence. Acc. #7475

#790 - AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF DR. JOHN WALTER MEEK

Camden, Arkansas, written in 1913; 5 pages donated by Bobby Downs, Arkadelphia, AR. Acc. #7467

#791 - WITH PEN AND INK

Distant Echoes from the 1st Arkansas Infantry By James E. Hale; Civil War letter from C. T. Bridges of Clark County. Acc. #7468

#792 - CIVIL WAR LETTERS OF WILLIAM H.H. AND JOHN S. SHIBLEY

Originally compiled and edited by Ruie Ann Smith Park, Van Buren, Arkansas; from the Edward G. Gerdes Civil War internet page. Acc. #7466

#793 - TOUR OF DOOLEY HOME SITE SEVIER COUNTY, ARKANSAS

Compiled by Lauri Dooley Miller, 2002. Acc. #7197

#794 - HISTORY OF LOCKESBURG CUMBERLAND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

Compiled by Lauri Dooley Miller, 2007. Acc. #7196

#795 - ACT TO TAX CLOCK PEDDLERS

Arkansas Gazette items in 1831 following the passing of the Act by Arkansas Territory to tax clock venders. Acc. #7848

#796 - NED AND LUCETTA JOHNSON AND THEIR CHILDREN

A narrative family history by Dennis Glascow.Acc. #7237

#797 - TERMS FOR DESCRIBING SURFACE FINISH AND DEOCRATIVE TECHNIQUE

Describing Caddoan and Lower Mississippi Valley ceramics. Acc. #7136

#798 - LIBERTY BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY, MINERAL SPRINGS, AR

Updated March 12, 2001, 245 names. Acc. #7137

#799 - THEFT OF ANCIENT NATIVE AMERICAN ARTIFACTS

Article from Lafayette County Democrat, February 28, 2008 with pictures of Caddo

pots stolen from SAU Magnolia. Acc. #7154

#800 - CONFEDERATE INDUSTRIAL INNOVATION IN THE TRANSMISSISSIPPI

Paper presented by Dr. Harold Wilson, Professor of History, Old Dominion University Acc. #7155

#801 - MURFREESBORO, THE DIAMOND CITY SPECIAL INVITATION TO VISIT

“Come and Grow with Murfreesboro” ad from Pike County Courier May 22, 1925, describing the city and county. Acc. #6965

#802 - ARKANSAS RAILROADER

Volume 17, No. 10, October, 1986; Volume 36, No. 6, June 2005; and Volume 36, No. 9, September, 2005; Published by the Little Rock Chapter NRHS. Acc. #7161

#803 - ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION OF THE HAYGOOD SEMINARY LIGHT AND TRACTION COMPANY, WASHINGTON, ARKANSAS

Copy of Hempstead County,

Corporation Book B, pages 150-155 Acc. #7151

#804 - DALLAS MORNING NEWS WEEKLY TV MAGAZINE

October 15-October 21, 1967. Color issue with ads. Acc. # 7160

#805 - TEXAS IN THE CIVIL WAR

Booklet published by the Texas Historical Commission, 2002, includes sites, timeline, and pictures of interest. Acc. #7159

#806 - DIGGING INTO THE PAST

Article from the Hope Star about the Arkansas Archeological Survey dig at the Royston house in Washington, Arkansas.Acc. #7157

#807 - FULTON RECALLS FAMILY’S SACRIFICES TO MILITARY

Butler Fulton of Blevins tells of his, his father and brothers’ experiences in World War II; published in The Hope Star, Hope, AR, June 19, 2007.Acc. #6964

#808 - NATIONAL RELIGIOUS ARCHIVES ADDRESSES

Revised 1999Acc. # 6899

#809 - AUNT RUTH CLARK OF NEVADA COUNTY

Article and photo from Nevada News, August 3, 1939; born in slavery, she lived 107+ years.Acc. #6902

#810 - THE WHITE RABBIT

Colleagues Remember Tom Greer as their Friend, Article by Myra Houser, from The Ouachita Circle, Volume 1, 2007; with poem by Johnny Wink.

Acc. # 6856

#811 - ALEX LITTLE CONFEDERATE SOLDIER

Picture and article about Alex Little by

John L. Ferguson, 1993 Acc. #6903

#812 - EARLY HISTORY OF HOPE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

Connections with the McRae family and the Mt, Holly Presbyterian Church, which became the Hope Presbyterian Church. 2 pages. Acc. #6898

#813 - FLOWERS FAMILY HONORED FOR THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS TO BLACK HISTORY

Article from The Lafayette County Democrat about the Flowers family of Stamps, AR, published February 27, 2007. Acc. #6901

#814 - A LIST OF GARDEN PLANTS IN ARKANSAS: 1819-1865

From The Garden Heritage pamphlet, at Historic Arkansas Museum.

Acc. #6900

#815 - ERYSIPELAS

Description and photographs of skin disease.

Internet www.dermis.net Acc. #6897

#816 - NUTS AND BOLTS OF CARING FOR YOUR TEXTILES

Presentation by Jessica Hack, Textile Conservator, July 2005.

Acc. #7135

#817 - NATIVE AMERICAN FOOD and NATIVE AMERICAN RECIPES

By Ann M. Early

Acc. #7134

#818 - ARKANSAS INDIANS

Leaflets on Caddo, Cherokee, Osage, Quapaw, Tunica and Koroa; by Ann M. Early, Hester A. Davis and George Sabo III. Acc. # 7133

#819 - CIVILIAN CONSERVATION CORPS AT MAGNOLIA

Article from Banner News, Magnolia, AR, July 22, 2007, gives history of the Civilian Conservation Corps campground and the Columbia County Fairground. Acc. #7150

#820 - DR. HIRAM T. WARD VOTED COUNTRY DOCTOR OF THE YEAR

Newspaper articles from Nashville News and Murfreesboro Diamond November 7, 2007, details award ceremony and life of Dr. Ward. Acc. #7149

#821 - SIXTY YEARS LATER, WWII VETS REUNITE

Newspaper article from The Hope Star, Dec. 26, 2007, Henry Stuart and Dorris Shipp reunite in Nevada County; photosAcc. #7148

#822 - FIRE DESTROYS HISTORIC HOUSE

Article from The Nashville Leader, January 16, 2008, fire destroyed the T. S. Jacques house, home of the Ed Talley family. Color photo. Acc. #7147

#823 - TIMELINE FOR THE NEVADA COUNTY HOSPITAL

List of articles from the Nevada News that describe the building of the hospital

up to the admission of the first patients. Acc. #7146

#824 - FORMATION OF THE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Diagram of the history of the Methodist churches in the United States. Acc. #7145

#825 - COUNTERPANE WOVEN BY SLAVES

1 3/8” x 1 7/8” piece of cloth woven by slave. Donated

by Eursey Morton. Acc. #7144

#826 - LOCAL HISTORY BY MRS. DORIS FOSHEE

Published in the Murfreesboro Diamond, October 3, 2007, history of Highland in Pike County and Mr. Greeson and Narrows Dam on Lake Greeson. Acc. #7162

#827 - SAMUEL DORRIS DICKINSON

Obituaries and estate sale, photos of his collection.Acc. #7152

#828 - WESTBROOK COLLECTION GOES TO CENTER FOR ARKANSAS STUDIES

Newspaper articles from Nashville Leader and Arkansas Gazette, October, 2007, Lucille and Parker Westbrook collections given to Center for Arkansas Studies in Little Rock by Parker Westbrook. Acc. #7158

#829 - HENRY G. BENNETT DISTINGUISHED FELLOWS

Photographs and medal from induction of Judge Bennett and Dr. Paul Bass, along with excerpts from Dr. Bass’s book about Henry G. Bennett.

Acc. # 7139

#830 - INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF SONS AND DAUGHTERS OF SLAVE ANCESTRY

Newsletter preserving historical and genealogical information through scholarly research VOLUME 9, No. 1, March, 2008 Acc. # 7849

#831 - SOUVENIR PROGRAM ST. PAUL CHRISTIAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH WASHINGTON, AR, 12ST ANNIVERSARY

Booklet issued on the 121st anniversary of the church. Acc. # 7848

#832 - NOT SO LONG AGO IN PIKE COUNTY

Newspaper articles by Bobbie Hendrix, August, 1993- May, 1994. Published in the Murfreesboro Diamond. Guest writers: Alice Preston and Joyce Wood.

Acc. #7852

#833 - COUNTY CENSUS INDEXES 1830 AND 1840

Hempstead, Lafayette, Pike, Sevier and Union counties. Acc. #7852

#834 - LAFAYETTE COUNTY CEMETERIES COPIED FROM VARIOUS SOURCES

Lafayette County Lookback, Tap Roots, The Geni, AR Family Historian

Acc. #7853

MOVED to VFSA 1557

#835 - LEE CEMETERY, ROXTON, LEMAR COUNTY, TEXAS

Compiled by Jean Caddel, Waxahachie, TX; includes map of cemetery.

Acc. #7855

#836 - ADDITIONAL LAFAYETTE COUNTY MARRIAGES

Researched by Frank Cochran from Deed books in courthouse in Lewisville, AR;

Part published in Arkansas Family Historian, March, 1989.

Acc. #7847

#837 - POLK COUNTY POLL TAXES FOR 1913

From the files of Charles and Joyce Adams, Texarkana, TX.

Acc. #650

#838 - MILLER COUNTY 1910 CENSES INDEX

For townships Sulphur, Days Creek and Beech. From the collection of Wayne Adcock.

Acc. #650

#839 - MILLER COUNTY-STATELINE CEMETERY and ATASCOSITO DISTRICT TEXAS 1826 CENSES

From Texarkana USA Genealogical Quarterly

Acc. #650

#840 - BOWIE COUNTY TEXAS 1850 CENSES BOWIE COUNTY TEXAS OLD SETTLERS BEFORE 1888

Copied from Texarkana USA Genealogical Quarterly. Acc. #650

#841 - TEXARKANA CITY DIRECTORY 1899-1900

From the Texarkana USA Genealogical Quarterly. Acc. #650

#842 - INDEX TO NEVADA COUNTY ARKANSAS 1880 CENSUS

By Arlene LaGrone, 1992.Acc. # 5125

#843 - REGISTERED VOTERS SEVIER COUNTY 1868

By Township; includes occupation and age.

Acc. #4946

#844 - ARKANSAS COUNTIES, COUNTY SEATS AND TOWNSHIPS

By Betty Jones and Grace Chesser, covers all counties in Arkansas Acc. #5954

#845 - HEMPSTEAD COUNTY ARKANSAS TERRITORY TAX LISTS 1828-1832

Includes maps to show Hempstead County area with each year. Acc. #7856

#846 - ARKANSAS-TEXAS SESQUICENTINNIAL RIVALRY

Newspaper article debunking the Wall Street editorial about difference in 150 year celebrations. Acc. #7857

VFSA #0301 - CIVIL WAR IN WASHINGTON: H. FLANAGIN'S NOTICE FOR A LEGISLATIVE SESSION EXTRAORDINARY, AT WASHINGTON, ON THURSDAY, SEPT. 22, 1864.

1 page

VFSA 0149 - BELL, C.S., UNION SPY IN THE WAR BETWEEN THE STATES

Bell's official report of his spying expeditions into the Confederate lines in South Arkansas and North Louisiana in 1865. 6 pages.

VFSA 0439 - PYLE (ELIZABETH) CIVIL WAR LETTERS:

Two letters received by her upon the death of her husband, Jerry Pyle, from measles while at Camp Bassett at Lewisville. August 1862. (copies)

VFSA 0512 - AMATEUR GENEALOGISTS POSE PROBLEMS TO STATE REPOSITORIES

By Betty Doak Elder, 1981. 4 pages.

VFSA 1025 - ARKANSAS WEATHERMAN: DR. NATHAN D. SMITH

By Brenda Ball. Reprint from the Arkansas Historical Quarterly.

By Bill Lewis: DR. SMITH'S REPORTS MAY WELL HAVE BEEN ARKANSAS' FIRST REAL WEATHER PREDICTIONS. Arkansas Gazette; 9 pages.

VSFA 1043 - TRAMMEL (NICHOLAS) "PIONEER'S 'TRACE' A PATH THROUGH ARKANSAS HISTORY"

By Jerry Dean Ark. Gaz Section B 30 Nov 1987. Illustrated with maps showing route of Trammell's Trace from Washington to Nacogdoches. 8 pages. VFSA 1043

VSFA 1150 - ORAL HISTORY INTERVIEWS-Research Guide

Notes from class conducted by Dr. Waddy Moore in Hope in 1978; list of question, rules of conduct, etc. 66 pages.

VFSA 1543 - LAND CERTIFICATES

Land certificates for Ivy Young, Richard Young, Joseph Wreyford, Isham Watkins, and Alexander Watkins, in Columbia and Ouachita Counties, AR; 1854-1883; 12 pages, copy. MOVED to VFSA 1543



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