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African American legislators -- Arkansas

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Nathan E. Edwards Letter

Identifier: MC 2682
Content Description The collection contains a letter from Arkansas State Representative Nathan E. Edwards, writing from Grand Lake, Arkansas to Elizabeth Adams Snow of Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The letter is on Arkansas State House of Representatives stationery. An addendum at the end of the letter, likely added by one of Elizabeth Snow's children, notes "This letter is from one of Grandma Snow's old servants." Edwards refers to his interest in hearing from Snow about his "childhood home" and those he knew growing...
Dates: Feb. 10, 1894

Willard Badgett Gatewood, Jr. Photographs of African American Legislators in Arkansas

Identifier: MS G38
Scope and Content Note

11 positive prints, 8" x 10" and 5 strips of negative film, 1" x 7 1/2", photographs of the portraits used to illustrate Gatewood's article, "Negro Legislators in Arkansas, 1891: A Document" Arkansas Historical Quarterly XXXI (Autumn 1972), 220-223.

Dates: 1891

Daniel W. Lewis, Sr. Papers

Identifier: MC 516
Scope and Content Note

Letters, legal documents, certificates, newspaper clippings, and photographs pertaining to Daniel W. Lewis, Sr. and Daniel W. Lewis, Jr.

Dates: 1874-1984

Lindsley Smith Arkansas Women Legislators Oral History Project Records

Identifier: MC 1755
Scope and Contents The collection consists of video and audio recordings produced or collected by Lindsley Smith as part of her Arkansas Women Legislators Oral History Project, as well as a related film and video slideshow produced by Smith. Interviewees include members and former members of the Arkansas General Assembly, and topics include their political careers, education, and family histories, as well as their advice for future female politicians. The bulk of the interviews were conducted by Smith; an...
Dates: 2006-2013