Acadia Roher

UA Little Rock Public History Graduate Spotlight on Acadia Roher

Acadia Roher is graduating this month with a master’s degree in public history from UA Little Rock. After completing her thesis, “Urban Renewal in Little Rock’s Dunbar Historic Neighborhood: A Walking Tour,” the new graduate will begin her career as a historical research associate in Maryland. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Public History Graduate Spotlight on Acadia Roher”

Deborah Baldwin with archive of Vic Snyder's 700 boxes of papers at the Center for Arkansas History and Culture in downtown Little Rock.

UA Little Rock Center of Arkansas History and Culture receives grant to preserve history of Arkansas’s last Constitutional Convention

The UA Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture has received a $35,628 grant from the Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council to make a public database of archival materials that preserve the history of the 1979-1980 Arkansas Constitutional Convention. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Center of Arkansas History and Culture receives grant to preserve history of Arkansas’s last Constitutional Convention”

UA Little Rock digitizes historic railroad maps

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Center for Arkansas History and Culture has completed the digitization of more than 100 historic railroad maps that are now available online. Continue reading “UA Little Rock digitizes historic railroad maps”

UA Little Rock completes digitization of history of segregation, integration of Arkansas schools

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Center for Arkansas History and Culture (CAHC) has completed work on a $106,908 grant to digitize materials related to the history of segregation and integration of Arkansas’s educational system. The award was part of the Digitizing Hidden Collections and Archives initiative sponsored by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) and funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Continue reading “UA Little Rock completes digitization of history of segregation, integration of Arkansas schools”