Daniel Littlefield sits among boxes of files at the UALR Sequoyah National Research Center, which will soon be home to one of the largest public collections of Alaska Native videos in the world.

UA Little Rock to Host April 7 Presentation on History of Trail of Tears in Arkansas

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock historian will give a presentation on the history of the Trail of Tears and the Federal Indian Removal Act in Arkansas on April 7. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to Host April 7 Presentation on History of Trail of Tears in Arkansas”

Ashley Clayborn

UA Little Rock Downtown Welcomes New Staff Members

UA Little Rock Downtown operations have expanded with the addition of two new staff members: Ashley Clayborn, director, and Maha Ramzan, office administrator.   Continue reading “UA Little Rock Downtown Welcomes New Staff Members”

Dr. Carl Townsend

UA Little Rock receives grant to commemorate history of Arkansas civil rights leader William Townsend

The Center for Arkansas History and Culture (CAHC) at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a grant to explore the cultural and political sphere of Dr. William Townsend, an Arkansas civil rights leader and the first African American licensed to practice optometry in the state. Continue reading “UA Little Rock receives grant to commemorate history of Arkansas civil rights leader William Townsend”