14 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Arkansas.

  1. Personal Narratives of the Forced Removal and Incarceration of Japanese Americans During World War II: Veterans History Project (U.S.)

    61 video recordings.. 55 photographs.. 16 sound recordings.. 50 manuscripts.. -- Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Selected personal narratives relating to the forced removal and incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II. Collected by the Veterans History Project, 2002-2018. Collection includes personal narratives in the form of audio and video oral histories, biographical information, clippings, civilian papers, creative works, maps, memoirs, military papers, printed matter and photographs.

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  2. Quilt Alliance, Quilters' S.O.S. -- Save Our Stories interviews collection, 1999-2016

    17,495 items. 33 containers (13 3/4 linear feet). approximately 855 sound cassettes : analog.. approximately 310 sound files : digital, WAV.. 1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.. approximately 425 photographic prints : color ; various sizes.. more than 1840 images : digital, color, jpeg, tiff.. approximately 1200 folders (12,390 items). approximately 665 digital documents (doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf). approximately 950 optical discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.. 10 floppy disks ; 3 1/2 in.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    This collection consists of sound recordings, transcripts and photographic images documenting interviews conducted as a part of Quilters' S.O.S. -- Save Our Stories (QSOS) project. QSOS is one of several projects and partnerships created by the Quilt Alliance in an effort to preserve, document, and share the lives and stories of quilters and quiltmaking. The project began in 1999 and continued though 2016.

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  3. Vance Randolph collection, 1941-1972

    18,216 items. 25 boxes. 273 folders. 255 sound discs : analog ; various sizes, 16 in. and smaller. 1 sound tape reel ; 5 in.. 167 photographic prints. 8 photographic negatives. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Field recordings, photographs, and manuscripts documenting Ozark Mountains folksong, folklife, and local history from 1941 to 1972, collected by Vance Randolph.

  4. Joseph Desha and John R. Desha papers, 1773-1871

    1,900 items. 5 containers. 1.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Soldier and politician (Joseph Desha) and physician (John R. Desha). Correspondence, contracts, land records, wills, receipted bills, and newspapers dealing with the War of 1812, Kentucky politics, and national affairs.

  5. Feamster family papers, 1794-1967

    3,000 items. 5 containers. 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Members of the Feamster (Feemster) family. Diaries, notebooks, correspondence, financial and legal papers, writings, and miscellaneous material illustrating the activities of four interrelated families from 1794 to 1967 whose members were engaged in farming, the law, medicine, the military, politics, religion, and other pursuits in Virginia, West Virginia, Missouri, Arkansas, Texas, Kansas, Iowa, and Maryland. The collection also contains genealogical information about the Cary (Carey), Mathews (Mathews), Alderson, and Feamster families.

  6. Vance Randolph book typescripts, 1947-1953

    20 items. 3 containers. 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and folklorist. Typescripts, with corrections in ink, of four of Randolph's books on folklore.

  7. Library of Congress and Fisk University Mississippi Delta collection, 1941-1943

    493 items ; 1 container plus 1 oversize ; 4 linear feet.. 350 manuscript items.. 10 sound discs : analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 12 in.. 87 sound discs : analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 16 in.. 46 negative prints : black and white ; 54 x 37 cm and smaller.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of a portion of the materials generated by a joint field project -- the Coahoma County, Mississippi, field project, 1941-1942 -- undertaken by Alan Lomax, Assistant in Charge of the Archive of American Folk Song at the Library of Congress, and Fisk University faculty members including Charles S. Johnson, John Wesley Work, and Lewis Wade Jones. Field recordings were made of secular and religious music, sermons, children's games, jokes, folktales, interviews, and dances documenting the expressive culture of an African American community in Coahoma County, Mississippi. Some audio recordings were made by Alan Lomax and John W. Work at Work's home in Nashville, Tennessee; and a few were recorded by Lomax in Arkansas. The collection includes recording logs, reports, and correspondence related to the project. Also included are negative photostats of song transcriptions by John W. Work (1943), including some songs that were recorded on this project.

  8. Samuel Dash papers, 1748-2004

    87,000 items. 253 containers plus 2 classified. 101 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, educator, and author. Correspondence, memoranda, legal material and opinions, writings, speeches, engagement file, teaching file, organization and committee file, clippings, photographs, appointment calendars, and other papers relating primarily to Dash's legal career after 1964, and more particularly his role in governmental investigations.

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  9. George Brinton McClellan papers, 1783-1898

    33,000 items. 199 containers plus 3 oversize. 82 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer and governor of New Jersey. Correspondence, diaries, military papers, memoranda, telegrams, notes, writings, printed copies of speeches, articles, and books relating primarily to McClellan's Civil War service, particularly the Yorktown and Maryland campaigns.

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  10. Cass Gilbert papers, 1841-1961

    9,000 items. 30 containers plus 1 oversize. 13 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Architect. Correspondence, diaries, biographical material, financial papers, speeches, articles, poems, and memorabilia relating to Gilbert's family and his work as an architect. Includes letters addressed to Thomas Jefferson by William Thornton and typescript of a letter to Jefferson from James R. Dermott.