M98-06 - COAL HILL MATERIALS COLLECTION

These items were donated to the U.C.A. Archives by Mrs. Charles (Anita Wilhite) Elias.  They consist of some history of the Coal Hill, Arkansas area and the Blakely family, a prominent family in that community, and photos of homes and buildings in Coal Hill and of the Blakely family.  Mrs. Anita Elias parents were Jesse Burton (Billy) Wilhite and Blanche Wilhite.

 

Box 1

File 1 – Coal Hill, Johnson County, Arkansas History

File 2 – Photos of Coal Hill Buildings - Churches and Businesses

File 3 – Photos of Old Homes in Coal Hill, Johnson County, Arkansas

File 4 – Photos of Coal Hill Public School

File 5 – Photos of Coal Hill Social Life 1919-1969

File 6 – Coal Hill Sports – Photos and Newspaper Clippings – 1903-1941 and undated.

File 7 – Coal Hill Baptist Church Records 1885

File 8 – Coal Hill Baptist Church Centennial 1884-1984

File 9 – Coal Hill Church of Christ - First 100 years, 1885-1995

File 10- Copies of Newspaper Clippings on Coal Hill Residents

File 11- “The Herald Democrat,” February 28. 1935, Clarksville, Johnson County, Arkansas

File 12- “The Johnson County Weekly,” March 13, 1941, Clarksville, Johnson County, Arkansas

File 13- “The Mountain Eagle,” March 5, 1929, Newspaper of the College of the Ozarks, Clarksville

File 14- “The Wampus Cat,” October 10, 1929, School Newspaper.  Coal Hill, Johnson County, Arkansas

File 15- Family Record of Jesse Burton (“Billy”) Wilhite and Blanche Blakely Wilhite, Coal Hill, Johnson, County, Arkansas

File 16- Family Record of Jesse Burton (“Billy”) Wilhite and Blanche Blakely Wilhite, Coal Hill, Johnson, County, Arkansas

File 17- Photos of the Blakely Family, 1880 –1919; Newspaper clipping – 1965

File 18- Photos of Job Site around Arkansas where Jesse Burton (“Billy”) Wilhi Worked

File 19- A Letter to Thomas Blakely Wilhite from his grandfather, January 18, 1931

File 20- Register Book of Dr. Thomas B, Blakely’s Funeral

File 21- “The Progressor,” Coal Hill High School 1938-1939 Year Book

File 22- “The Patriot,” 1940-1941 Year Book, Coal Hill High School.

File 23- Little Rock High School Year Book 1944, belonged to Thomas B. Wilhite.

File 24- Little Rock Senior High School Year Book 1946, belonged to Anita Wilhite

File 25- Photos of Arkansas Practical Nurses Assoc. 1953-1955

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