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Agriculture -- Arkansas

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Arkansas Delta Oral History Project Records

Identifier: MC 2372
Scope and Content Note The collection includes interviews, documentation, and research project materials created as part of the Arkansas Delta Oral History Project. These include transcripts, release forms, audiocassette tapes, compact discs, and mini digital video cassette tapes of interviews on different topics in the Arkansas Delta; student projects in the forms of papers, PowerPoints, skits, drawings, and poems; and student thank you cards to interviewees. Some examples of topics covered include integration in...
Dates: 2007-2012

Arkansas: Then and Now Photograph Collection

Identifier: MC 2465
Overview Photographic negatives and prints of Arkansas life and industry made from a set of slides created or collected by University of Arkansas Geosciences professor Thomas O. Graff circa 1975, along with a script used in presenting the slides.
Dates: 1940-1975

Benjamin W. Bedford Farm Account Book

Identifier: MS L58 B39
Scope and Content Note Record of farm accounts maintained by Faulkner County, Arkansas farmer in 1879.
Dates: 1879

Brucellosis Control Survey

Identifier: MC 888
Scope and Content Note Survey forms used to discover who raise livestock in Western Arkansas and Eastern Oklahoma, and who are having the most trouble with brucellosis control.
Dates: 1985

Harold J. Butler Papers

Identifier: MC 1876
Scope and Content Note The Harold J. Butler Materials contain twelve Field Diaries from 1937-1942, personal photographs of Harold J. Butler and photographs beginning to end of his worksites. Materials also include correspondence, newspaper articles,textbooks, and pamphlets.
Dates: 1925-1945

Jesse Laurence Charlton Photographs

Identifier: MC 545
Scope and Content Note Collection of 256 glossy prints, mostly 8" by 10", made from the photographer’s negatives for Special Collections in the winter of 1980-1981. Subjects include rural schools before and after the WPA construction program and before and after consolidation; farm tenancy and migratory farm labor, many small rural churches and dwellings, including log structures, tenant houses, and sharecroppers’ cabins; and agricultural structures, including many types of chicken houses, barns, and sheds...
Dates: 1937-1954

Core Family Papers

Identifier: MC 1380
Scope and Content Note The collection includes personal materials of the members of the extended Core family, including both Mr. and Mrs. Core's parents and grandparents, as well as their children and Mrs. Core's siblings. These range from diaries, scrapbooks, and correspondence to financial and medical records. The collection also contains materials gathered by Dorothy Core in her historical and genealogical research. They address four distinct areas of history--colonial Arkansas, Arkansas County after...
Dates: 1723-1996

"Peg Leg" Decker Photographs

Identifier: MC 1025
Scope and Content Note Glass plate negatives of businesses and people in Leslie (Searcy County), Arkansas, 1907-1921. At least some of the portraits in this collection were obviously taken outside houses, with a backdrop hung to make a "studio" portrait. Some images were identified by people attending a Homecoming at Leslie; their notes, from the photocopies, are included in contents descriptions. Unless otherwise noted, the plates are 6 1/2" x 8 1/2". Many, especially the portraits, have two images per...
Dates: 1907-1921

Zula Zanzibar Deeter Oral History Typescript

Identifier: MC 1082
Scope and Content Note Typescript of transcribed oral history interview of Zula Zanzibar Deeter by Esther B. Raun. The interview was conducted in fall 1978; the transcript was completed in 1987, and includes a foreward and postscript by Raun, as well as a topical index. Topics include cars, Civilian Conservation Corps camps, childbirth and child rearing, clothing, the Great Depression, farming, food, illnesses and medical care, religion, social life, and education.
Dates: 1987

Farmers' Educational and Co-Operative Union Broadside

Identifier: MC 670
Scope and Content Note Printed broadside "To the Farmers of Arkansas" by J.B. Paine, Secretary-Treasurer (of the Arkansas Union) regarding the establishment of community cooperative "Business Enterprises."
Dates: circa 1912

Thomas Hottel Gist Plantation and Business Records

Identifier: MS G44 79B
Scope and Content Note Correspondence, ledgers, journals, daybooks, receipts, invoices, statements of account, certificates and other records, 1897-1959, created or received by cotton planter Thomas Hottel Gist; by planter, realtor, and merchant John Petty Moore; by attorney Jesse Boomer Daggett; or by attorney Charles Ebenezer Daggett, and pertaining to: various aspects of the operation and management of Gist's plantation in Phillips County (1921-1937) and in Lee County, Arkansas (1937-1959), especially as regards...
Dates: 1897-1959

Ray McKinnon Farmstead Plan

Identifier: MC 2405
Overview Farmstead plan created by Ray McKinnon for a farm in Conway County, Arkansas.
Dates: 1940-1941