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The Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives Celebrates Six Years
The Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives (NEARA) will be
celebrating its sixth year anniversary with an open house from 10 a.m. until 2
p.m. on Fri., March 3, 2017, at the Male and Female Academy in Powhatan,
announced Department of Arkansas Heritage Direct...

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ASA launches new Japanese American internment digital collection
On February 19, the Arkansas State Archives is launching an
online digital collection of materials related to Japanese American internment
camps in Arkansas, Department of Arkansas Heritage Director Stacy Hurst
announced today. The launch coincides with the...

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Wednesday's Wonderful Collection: James R. Turner papers SMC.18.13
James R. Turner was born on August 7, 1848, to William R. and Elizabeth F. Ewett Turner of Phillips County, Arkansas. He was a livery merchant for twenty-five years in Poplar Grove (Phillips County) and also served as postmaster for twenty years. He married...

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ASA Conducts Records Preservation/Retention Workshops for State Agencies
The Arkansas State Archives is conducting a series of records retention
and preservation workshops for state agencies. They will be conducted on
the following dates: March 8, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. April 5, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. May 3, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 ...

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AHC and BHCA Quarterly Meeting Dates
The Arkansas History Commission will meet on the following dates and times this year: March 9, 10 a.m. June 8, 10 a.m. Sept. 7, 10 a.m. Dec. 7, 10 a.m. The Black History Commission of Arkansas will tentatively meet on the following dates this year: Feb. 9, ...

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Black History Commission of Arkansas quarterly meeting
The Black History Commission of Arkansas will hold a
regular, quarterly meeting on Thurs., Feb. 9, 2017, at noon in the Arkansas
State Archives conference room, located on the 2nd floor of the Multi-agency
Complex at One Capitol Mall, Little Rock, Arkansas....

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This week, we opened a new window exhibit in front of our research room. "On the Fields and in the Trenches: Relics of the First World War" showcases a number of World War I artifacts from our museum collection. Below are some of photos of the display. It c...

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Records retention workshops for state agencies
The Arkansas State Archives is conducting a series of records retention and preservation workshops for state agencies. They will be conducted on the following dates: February 8, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. March 8, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. April 5, 9:00 a.m. - 11:...

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January 2017 Acquisitions and Accessions
ASA Books Little Rock/North Little Rock Yellowbook, 2013-2014 Little Rock/North Little Rock Yellowbook, 2014-2015 (2) Little Rock/North Little Rock Yellowbook, 2016-2017 Periodicals Meriwether Connections:  Vol. 20 No. 1, January-March 2001 - Vol. 20 No. 2,...

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SARA Archival Manager to Speak at Ouachita-Calhoun Genealogical Society
Southwest
Arkansas Regional Archives Manager Melissa Nesbitt will present
"Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives: Guide to Historical and
Genealogical Records," to the Ouachita-Calhoun Genealogical Society at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 26th in the Great Hall...
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