Arkansas -- Centennial celebrations, etc.
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.