Dr. John Kirk

Kirk Releases New Biography Covering Winthrop Rockefeller’s New York Life

Dr. John Kirk, George W. Donaghey Distinguished Professor of History at UA Little Rock, has published a new book examining the first 44 years of former Arkansas governor Winthrop Rockefeller’s life.  Continue reading “Kirk Releases New Biography Covering Winthrop Rockefeller’s New York Life”

Dr. John Kirk

Kirk to Discuss New Winthrop Rockefeller Book During Evenings with History Lecture Series on April 5

Dr. John Kirk, George W. Donaghey distinguished professor of history, will discuss his new book, “Winthrop Rockefeller: From New Yorker to Arkansawyer, 1912-1956,” during the final meeting of the History Institute’s 2021-2022 Evenings with History Lecture Series. Continue reading “Kirk to Discuss New Winthrop Rockefeller Book During Evenings with History Lecture Series on April 5”

Dr. John Kirk

Kirk Edits Landmark New Book on Civil Rights Movement

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor has edited a new book on the civil rights movement that uses primary sources to highlight its important themes, issues, and figures. Continue reading “Kirk Edits Landmark New Book on Civil Rights Movement”

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$2.25 million gift to UA Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture to help secure Rockefeller legacy in Arkansas

The Winthrop Rockefeller Charitable Trust has gifted $2.25 million to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture to preserve and educate the public about the history of Arkansas, including the notable contributions of Gov. Winthrop Rockefeller.  Continue reading “$2.25 million gift to UA Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture to help secure Rockefeller legacy in Arkansas”

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Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail joins new U.S. Civil Rights Trail

The Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail, a project of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity, has been named a part of the new U.S. Civil Rights Trail Continue reading “Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail joins new U.S. Civil Rights Trail”

Gov. Winthrop Rockefeller, nine others inducted into Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity honored the legacy of Gov. Winthrop Rockefeller and nine other individuals at the 2018 induction of the Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail honorees.  Continue reading “Gov. Winthrop Rockefeller, nine others inducted into Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail”