Panelists Valencia Johnson, Cherisse Jones-Branch, Stace Treat and Joshua Youngblood will offer discussion about the impact of inherent bias on the use of library collections and archives.
Doctoral history candidates Airic Hughes, Will Teague and Marie Totten will discuss the Arkansas state flag’s history within the context of the Lost Cause myth, the Klan, nativism, and racism from 4-5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, on Zoom.
Powell will present “The Fight for Home and Fatherland: a look inside the women of the James H. Berry chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy” and discuss the Confederate statue formerly located on the Bentonville square.
In honor of the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, architectural records archivist Cat Wallack shares some of our holdings in Special Collections related to women’s suffrage.
A New Voice Taken Away: The African American Political Experience in Post-Reconstruction Arkansas Politics
This second blog from Special Collections intern Craig Huddleston examines the end of Reconstruction in Arkansas, the rise of explicitly racist government and the last African American legislators to hold elected office prior to the modern Civil Rights Era.