Little Rock Crisis

Little Rock Crisis

Date: August 1965
Creator: Jeffery, Gretchen M.
Description: This thesis explores the events and repercussions surrounding the desegregation of schools in Arkansas, including an analysis of the Little Rock incident.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
[Memorandum of Meeting: Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, July 5, 2005]

[Memorandum of Meeting: Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, July 5, 2005]

Date: July 5, 2005
Creator: United States. Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission.
Description: Memorandum of meeting with congressional and community representatives regarding support for the BRAC Gainer Recommendation with respect to Little Rock AFB, AR.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Hat

Hat

Date: 1947
Creator: unknown
Description: Hat of white straw. The low, domed crown is of finely woven white straw, encircled around the base with a wide band of red velvet ribbon, trimmed with gold braid along top edge. At the back, left side, the ribbon has an extended trailing end. At the front, the gold braid runs down the velvet ribbon in two strands, and crosses the brim to attach to a red velvet heart shape which is embellished with borders of pearls and braid, and a central heart shape made of gold bullion braid. The brim of the hat is of matching straw, curling slightly up at edge. Along the front half of the hat is a fine brown veiling. The hat is unlined, with an inner hatband of red grosgrain ribbon around the inside lower edge of the crown. Retailer's label sewn to inner hatband: "Pfeifers / of Arkansas". A second label is sewn to the side of the retailer's label, with the initials "ADJ" within a rectangle, and the initials "[illeg]SC" below.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Pillbox Hat

Pillbox Hat

Date: 1956
Creator: Pfeifers
Description: Pillbox hat of dark brown straw cloth with small visor brim. Brown grosgrain ribbon surrounds brim. Large button of metallic thread attached to crown with 3 matching buttons hanging from grosgrain ribbon. Designer's label attached to inside brim: "Exclusive Millinery / Pfeifers / Little Rock"
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[Letter from David S. Kennard to his mother Sarah Kennard, September 10, 1862]

[Letter from David S. Kennard to his mother Sarah Kennard, September 10, 1862]

Date: September 10, 1862
Creator: Kennard, David S.
Description: Letter written by David S. Kennard to his mother Sarah Kennard discussing his reception of two of her letters. He details that he has had a "long spell of sickness" which has delayed his response to her correspondence. He discusses updates of acquaintances and mentions to his mother that he has had a photograph taken of himself. He lets her know he will mail it to Jennie on the day he wrote this letter.He closes the letter detailing to his mother that he has nothing more to write and that he would remain affectionately hers.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[News Script: Arkansas vs Mississippi]

[News Script: Arkansas vs Mississippi]

Date: October 24, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a college football game between Mississippi and Arkansas, with Arkansas being the victor.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Memorandum of Meeting: C-130 Installations, Arkansas & North Carolina, July 29,2005]

[Memorandum of Meeting: C-130 Installations, Arkansas & North Carolina, July 29,2005]

Date: July 29, 2005
Creator: United States. Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission.
Description: Memorandum of Meeting regarding recommended realignments of C-130 installations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[Letter from James C. Post, February 27, 1866]

[Letter from James C. Post, February 27, 1866]

Date: February 27, 1866
Creator: Post, James C.
Description: Ordnance and ordnance stores received from Lt. Redway: slings, belts, packing boxes and other items.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Letter from A. F. Rockwell to H. K. Redway, January 3,1866]

[Letter from A. F. Rockwell to H. K. Redway, January 3,1866]

Date: January 3, 1866
Creator: Rockwell, A. F.
Description: The appointment of Second lieutenant in the 6th U. S. Colored Cavalry for Hamilton K. Redway. He is to show up at Little Rock Arkansas.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Letter from David S. Kennard to his father A.D. Kennard, Jr., August 24, 1862]

[Letter from David S. Kennard to his father A.D. Kennard, Jr., August 24, 1862]

Date: August 24, 1862
Creator: Kennard, David S.
Description: Letter from David S. Kennard to his father, A.D. Kennard, Jr. detailing news from Arkansas and it includes: details about receiving letters from A.D., from Jennie, and from "Ma"; a discussion about John Westbrook who was going on to Parson's regiment; a dialogue about not being "posted in prices of anything" except tobacco; and an update on his health. He ends his letter stating that he will answer Ma's and Jennie's letters another time and for his father, A.D., to excuse his short letter.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, November 12, 1862]

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, November 12, 1862]

Date: November 12, 1862
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara detailing the process and difficulties of sending mail; the winter weather; illness in another company; his duties as a physician and schedule; how to care for sheep with scab; his personal health and a declaration of love for his wife and children.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 10, 1862]

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 10, 1862]

Date: December 10, 1862
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara in which he asks her to write longer letters with news of her and the children; his hopes for an end to the war in the spring; the shortage of physicians and why that makes it impossible for him to receive a furlough; the difficulty in receiving newspapers that have been subscribed to; news of the war; Abraham Lincoln's success in bringing people in west Tennessee to support the north; the difficulty in sending items home because he does not think they would get there; the sick making their way to the general hospital and a list of individuals who have died; his dislike for the people of Arkansas; the support of the people of Texas for the troops; the cost of wheat; his personal health; and his attendance at the funeral of Governor Jackson of Missouri.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, November 12, 1862]

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, November 12, 1862]

Date: November 12, 1862
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara detailing the process and difficulties of sending mail; the winter weather; illness in another company; his duties as a physician and schedule; how to care for sheep with scab; his personal health and a declaration of love for his wife and children.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 10, 1862]

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 10, 1862]

Date: December 10, 1862
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara in which he asks her to write longer letters with news of her and the children; his hopes for an end to the war in the spring; the shortage of physicians and why that makes it impossible for him to receive a furlough; the difficulty in receiving newspapers that have been subscribed to; news of the war; Abraham Lincoln's success in bringing people in west Tennessee to support the north; the difficulty in sending items home because he does not think they would get there; the sick making their way to the general hospital and a list of individuals who have died; his dislike for the people of Arkansas; the support of the people of Texas for the troops; the cost of wheat; his personal health; and his attendance at the funeral of Governor Jackson of Missouri.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, March 29, 1863]

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, March 29, 1863]

Date: 1863- 03-29
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara in which he says that he despaired of receiving another letter from her after waiting a month between letters. David describes what they had to leave behind when the order to move out came. He also lists what he took with him. He recounts the meeting with his mother when he returned to her home after moving to Texas. He remarks that for once she hand nothing to say. He tells Clara he raced her mare. He appreciates the hat she gave him. He explains about the care of peach trees. He also says that he thinks it would be best to allow a slave, Rhett, to marry her beau. He ends the letter by sending his love to her and the children.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Transcript of Letter from  David Fentress to Clara, March 29, 1863]

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to Clara, March 29, 1863]

Date: March 29, 1863
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara in which he says that despaired of receiving another letter from her after waiting a month between letters. David describes what they had to leave behind when the order to move out came. He also lists what he took with him. He recounts the meeting with his mother when he returned to her home after moving to Texas. He remarks that for once she hand nothing to say. He tells Clara he raced her mare. He appreciates the hat she gave him. He explains about the care of peach trees. He also says that he thinks it would be best to allow a slave, Rhett, to marry her beau. He ends the letter by sending his love to her and the children.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Letter from Charles Moore to Elvira, Josephus, Matilda, and Ziza Moore, January 21, 1865]

[Letter from Charles Moore to Elvira, Josephus, Matilda, and Ziza Moore, January 21, 1865]

Date: January 21, 1865
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Description: Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus, Elvira, Matilda, and Ziza Moore in which a transcribed letter from John Dixon recounts lawless times in Izard County, Arkansas. Charles goes on to write about his opinions on law and order, and then relays local news about friends and family.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Transcript of letter from from Charles Moore to Elvira, Josephus, Matilda, and Ziza Moore, January 21, 1865]

[Transcript of letter from from Charles Moore to Elvira, Josephus, Matilda, and Ziza Moore, January 21, 1865]

Date: January 21, 1865
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Description: Transcript of a letter from Charles Moore to Josephus, Elvira, Matilda, and Ziza Moore in which a transcribed letter from John Dixon recounts lawless times in Izard County, Arkansas. Charles goes on to write about his opinions on law and order, and then relays local news about friends and family.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
Instrumentation Observations from the U-Frame Lock of the Arkansas River Lock and Dam 5

Instrumentation Observations from the U-Frame Lock of the Arkansas River Lock and Dam 5

Date: August 1978
Creator: Leach, Roy E.
Description: Report regarding analysis of a lock and dam in the Arkansas River. "The purpose of this study is to take 8 years of instrumentation data from Lock No. 5 and report it in such a manner that it can be used later in other studies, such as a finite element analysis. Included is a discussion of the quality of the data and a brief comparison of measured values with design cases for several soil-structure interaction cases" (p. 5).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[News Script: Arkansas football]

[News Script: Arkansas football]

Date: October 18, 1959
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a football game between the University of Texas and the University of Arkansas in Little Rock.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
Southwest Retort, Volume 20, Number 2, October 1967

Southwest Retort, Volume 20, Number 2, October 1967

Date: October 1967
Creator: American Chemical Society. Dallas/Fort Worth Section.
Description: This publication of the Dallas-Fort Worth Section of the American Chemical Society includes information about research, prominent scientist, organizational business, and various other stories of interest to the community. Published monthly during long academic semesters. This issue includes news about the regional meeting in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Southwest Retort, Volume 20, Number 3, November 1967

Southwest Retort, Volume 20, Number 3, November 1967

Date: November 1967
Creator: American Chemical Society. Dallas/Fort Worth Section.
Description: This publication of the Dallas-Fort Worth Section of the American Chemical Society includes information about research, prominent scientist, organizational business, and various other stories of interest to the community. Published monthly during long academic semesters. This issue includes news about the regional meeting in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Southwest Retort, Volume 20, Number 1, September 1967

Southwest Retort, Volume 20, Number 1, September 1967

Date: September 1967
Creator: American Chemical Society. Dallas/Fort Worth Section.
Description: This publication of the Dallas-Fort Worth Section of the American Chemical Society includes information about research, prominent scientist, organizational business, and various other stories of interest to the community. Published monthly during long academic semesters. This issue is the 50th anniversary edition and it includes a story about the regional meeting in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Southwest Retort, Volume 20, Number 4, December 1967

Southwest Retort, Volume 20, Number 4, December 1967

Date: December 1967
Creator: American Chemical Society. Dallas/Fort Worth Section.
Description: This publication of the Dallas-Fort Worth Section of the American Chemical Society includes information about research, prominent scientist, organizational business, and various other stories of interest to the community. Published monthly during long academic semesters. This issue includes the technical program for the regional meeting in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
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