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.
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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"
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[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.
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[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.
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[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.
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[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.
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[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.
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