Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
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
Abstract In order to support his family, Joe Burkhammer moved from Greene County, Arkansas to Davis, Michigan. There he obtained work and was able to send money back home to his wife and two children. This collection contains the letters from Joe to his wife Geraldine during the times that he was away working in Michigan and letters that Joe received from Geraldine and their children.
Dates: 1942 - 1955
Collection — Box 1
Abstract The Cole family relocated from South Carolina to Georgia in the early 1830s. After the Civil War, several members of the family moved to northeast Arkansas, which was largely unsettled at the time. This collection includes Confederate Army papers, family histories, tax documents, paperwork regarding the sale and purchase of property, and family photographs.
Dates: 1837 - 1963
Abstract The Osburn family lived in Northeast Arkansas in the late 19th and early 20th century. This collection includes Osburn family genealogies, personal histories, pictures, and legal documents, in addition to birth and death certificates.
Dates: 1859 - 1990
Abstract The Roleson Family was among the early settlers of the Jonesboro area and rose to prominence in the first half of the 20th century. Several members of the family fought in World War I and went on to practice law in Arkansas. The collection consists of personal correspondence between family members and friends, news clippings, material from both World Wars, and a large collection of handwritten family records notating births, deaths, and marriages.
Dates: 1918 - 1943; 1797 - 1992
Overview This collection contains information on the Stuck Family including family letters and postcards, essays written by Charles Stuck, and artifacts owned by the family.
Dates: 1908 - 1986
Abstract Hampton Watson was a prominent businessman of Jonesboro during the early 1900s. Leigh Garver was a traveling auditor for the Emporia telephone company based out of Kansas. This collection contains letters, college papers, legal and financial records from both families. The material in the collection was collected in part by Maggie Watson and in part by Leigh Garver, and chronicles the lives of their respective families. There is no apparent connection between the Watson and the Garver...
Dates: 1881 - 1957