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African Americans -- Education -- Arkansas

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Leo M. Favrot Papers

Identifier: MC 1138
Scope and Content Note

Mimeographed form letters issued by Leo M. Favrot to black Arkansas teachers concerning a variety of educational topics; mimeographed form letter from Favrot to Arkansas blacks concerning the Arkansas State Fair; mimeographed report form completed by teacher Lizzie Ryles, Hempstead County, Arkansas, and submitted to Favrot concerning black industrial education classes.

Dates: 1913-1915

Isaac Fisher Papers

Identifier: MC 500

Materials pertain to African-American educator Issac Fisher and Constance Fisher.

Dates: 1902-1976

Walter S. Gifford Scrapbook

Identifier: MC 2663
Content Description The collection consists of a scrapbook that belonged to Walter S. Gifford; it contains photographs of an October 1940 General Education Board trip to Arkansas, including images of the Lake View and Plum Bayou resettlement projects. Photographs from the Education Board trip to Arkansas include images of an unidentified “one teacher school”; Stony Point School (Washington County); Cave Springs; “No. 15, The least profitable boiler producing farm”; the Plum Bayou resettlement...
Dates: 1938-1944

Hempstead County Rural Education Materials

Identifier: MC 2683
Content Description

The collection contains one unsigned typescript letter to Wallace Buttrick, requesting support for Hempstead County schools, and three reports compiled by Hempstead County teacher R. E. Tate for the Jeanes Foundation's Negro Rural School Fund.

Dates: 1914-1917

John Kirk Civil Rights Movement Oral History Collection

Identifier: MC 1649

The John Kirk Civil Rights Movement Oral History Collection consists of interviews of persons involved in the Civil Rights movement in Arkansas.

Dates: 1966; 1992-1993

Southland College Papers

Identifier: MC 577
Scope and Content Note The collection includes correspondence, predominantly during the last years from 1922 to 1925; student records from 1876 to 1925; financial records from 1882 to 1925; minutes of the Missionary Board of the Indiana Yearly Meeting from 1872 to 1918; minutes and records of the Southland Monthly Meeting from 1873 to 1922; and photographs, circa 1900 to 1925. Although these materials provide keen insight into the history of Southland College, many large gaps exist in the written record....
Dates: ca 1872-1925

Mildred E. White Essay

Identifier: MC 2163
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of two copies of a typescript of an autobiographical essay by Mildred E. White, "My Year at Southland Institute" (3 pages). The essay discusses White's experience as a volunteer teaching at Phillips County, Arkansas' Southland Institute, a Friends-run college for African-Americans, from 1918-1919.

Dates: undated