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Arkansas State University Faculty Women's Club Records

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Identifier: ASTATE-2018-07-01
Overview The Faculty Women's Club, founded in 1938, was created to inform local citizens about the needs of Arkansas State University and serve as a forum for spouses of male faculty and, later, female faculty members. The records include yearbooks summarizing club activities, meeting minutes, membership rosters, and scholarship information.
Dates: 1946 - 2007

Barton Family Papers

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Identifier: ASTATE-2013-01-03
Abstract Siblings Lillian and Elizabeth Barton were active community members and teachers in Jonesboro, Arkansas during the mid-20th century. Lillian in particular was instrumental in developing educational curricula and training teachers in Northeast Arkansas. The collection largely consists of community and school related material including the awards, degrees, and certificates given to the family.
Dates: 1886 - 1977

Larry Corbett Collection

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Identifier: ASTATE-2018-10-11
Abstract Larry E. Corbett is a farmer in Alicia, Arkansas who worked together with Noel Baker (who was also a farmer) to improve farm legislation, particularly rice allotment legislation. This collection consists of transcripts of testimony given before various Congressional subcommittees, schedules of Congressional hearings, copies of Congressional farm bills, correspondence with members of Congress, correspondence with other farmers, press releases, newspaper clippings, and farm publications.
Dates: 1974 - 1977

Craighead County Home Demonstration Club Records

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Identifier: ASTATE-2019-02-13
Overview The Arkansas Home Demonstration Club (AHDC) was founded in 1912 with the goal of strengthening families through consumer science education. In Craighead County several local chapters were established by women who wanted to participate in the AHDC curriculum. This collection contains the materials distributed by the AHDC to local chapters including club secretary record books and yearbooks containing the annual curriculum. The collection also contains scrapbooks maintained by various clubs.
Dates: 1936 - 1993

Platz Family Papers

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Identifier: ASTATE-2019-01-05
Abstract The Platz family farmed in Arkansas during the Great Depression. The main crop they grew was cotton but they supplemented their income with corn, wheat, and beans. This collection contains a ledger, receipts, letters, insurance papers, and financial papers that were accumulated over the years of running the family farm and illustrate the difficulties that farmers faced during the mid-twentieth century.
Dates: 1902 - 1968

D.T. Rogers Papers

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Identifier: Astate-2019-01-07
Abstract D.T. Rogers and his daughters, Mary Taylor Brown and Mary Elise Lauderdale, were long time educators in Northeast Arkansas. Rogers and mutliple other family members worked at Arkansas State College for the better part of the 20th century. This collection contains the personal papers of the Rogers family including school material, financial records, and personal correspondence.
Dates: 1885 - 1989

Billy Joe Tatum Collection

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Identifier: ASTATE-15-03-2019
Overview Billy Joe Tatum was a world-renowned author, naturalist, speaker, herbalist, natural foods expert, and gardener. This collection was created over the course of her life and her work at the Ozark Folk Center in Mountain Home, Arkansas. Included in this collection are correspondence between Billy Joe and friends, family, politicians, businessmen/women, and those seeking her guidance on the subject of natural wild foods. It also contains manuscripts, articles, research, journals, calendars,...
Dates: 1970 - 2012

Robert Whitlow Papers

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Identifier: ASTATE-1998-12-01
Abstract This collection contains correspondence between former-German POWs and Robert Whitlow, a representative of the Memphis Scimitar Press. During World War II, the POWs were housed at a camp established at the Jonesboro Civilian Conservation Corps, where they first met Whitlow.
Dates: 1945 - 1987