In honor of Women’s History Month, UA Little Rock is featuring stories about the “Outstanding Women of UA Little Rock,” faculty, staff, students, and alumni who are serving as leaders and making a difference for the university and their communities.
Dr. Deborah Baldwin, UA Little Rock associate provost of collections and archives and director of the Center for Arkansas History and Culture, has always had a passion for history. Continue reading “Outstanding Women of UA Little Rock: Deborah Baldwin”
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”
The thought of attending graduate school while working full time and raising a family is daunting for many, but Crystal Shurley has found a way to thrive in that situation. Continue reading “Grad is archiving the past while looking toward the future”
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”
A famous Arkansas composer, teacher, and pianist has been honored by the Arkansas State Music Teachers Association for her lifetime of musical accomplishments after being denied entry to the organization nearly a century ago because of her race. Continue reading “Arkansas Composer Florence Price honored by organization who denied her entry due to race”
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Center for Arkansas History and Culture has received a $50,000 grant to digitize archival maps, documents, architectural drawings, and photographs related to urban renewal in Little Rock. Continue reading “UA Little Rock receives $50,000 grant to digitize Central Arkansas urban renewal archives”
The University of Arkansas for Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture has received nearly $6,000 from the Arkansas Humanities Council to assess, digitalize, and catalog early railway line and city maps created from 1917 to 1918. Continue reading “Center for Arkansas History and Culture Wins Grant to Process and Digitize Arkansas Railroad and City Maps”
The Center for Arkansas History and Culture at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has created a virtual exhibit to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the desegregation of Little Rock’s Central High School and the legacy surrounding the historic events.