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Arkansas -- Centennial celebrations, etc.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Arkansas Centennial Celebration Materials

Identifier: MC 1814
Scope and Content Note

This collection contains promotional pamphlets, calendars of events including President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's trip to Arkansas, a questionnaire game for the Arkansas Federation of Women's Clubs, a Van Buren High School Pageant script, and minutes of the Arkansas Centennial Commission concerning the New York World Fair.

Dates: 1936-1938

Arkansas Centennial Commission Records

Identifier: MS Ar4cen 351
Scope and Content Note

Correspondence , mimeographed memoranda, and brochures pertaining to activities of Commission. Principal correspondent is Augustus W. Parke, Executive Secretary of Commission.

Dates: 1934-1936

Arkansas Sesquicentennial Commission Materials

Identifier: MC 2240
Scope and Content Note

The collection, collected by the Commission's General Manager, Jimmie Thomas, consists of three newsletters of the Arkansas Sesquicentennial Commission; the Commission's final report; and a letter from author Charles Portis to a member of the Commission, declining an invitation to participate in programming.

Dates: 1986

George Washington Donaghey Miscellaneous Material

Identifier: MS D714m
Scope and Contents Activities to which the material specifically relates include: Donaghey's role in the construction of the Arkansas state capitol; his work as governor and as member of the state Capitol Arts Commission, Centennial Commission, Board of Charities and Corrections, and Planning Board; his work as member of the (Little Rock) Broadway-Main Street Bridge Commission and of the National Board of Finance of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South; creation of the Donaghey Foundation and endowment of...
Dates: 1856-1947

L. Oscar Plaster Photographs

Identifier: MC 813
Scope and Content Note

The photographs include 53 images of the Arkansas Centennial Celebration (1936) in Mena and 97 images of buildings, events, and people in and around Mena from the late nineteenth century into the 1950s. The business records are an itemized account of income and outgo for the photographic studio, rental property, and the antique business.

Dates: 1930-1978