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”

Grad is archiving the past while looking toward the future

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”

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”

History on display

Little Rock’s Robinson Center unveiled a new permanent exhibit on Friday, Nov. 9, that is the result of research and creative work by the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Collections and Archives  and the Department of Art and Design Continue reading “History on display”

Photos of Florence Price are courtesy of University of Arkansas Libraries Special Collections.

Arkansas Composer Florence Price honored by organization who denied her entry due to race

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”

Kristen Mann

UA Little Rock receives 20K grant to digitize historical records for K-12 education

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture has received a nearly $20,000 grant to digitize historical materials related to Arkansas for use in K-12 social studies education.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock receives 20K grant to digitize historical records for K-12 education”

A.J. Walker-Carter

Grad finds promising career and future at UA Little Rock

For A.J. Walker-Carter, finding the right college, the right major, and the right career seemed like a journey that would never end.  Continue reading “Grad finds promising career and future at UA Little Rock”