P2 - Black History

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Images of black Arkansans, black institutions, work scenes, recreation and religious activities, and other pictorial representations of African American life in Arkansas.

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Tracings:  Angelou, Maya, Artists and Writers, Bates, Daisy, Blacks, Blount, J.H., Booker, Joseph A., Bond, Scott, Bush, John E., Civil War, Collins, Edgar Earl, Corbin, Joseph C., Crenchaw, J.C., Gibbs, Mifflin W., Ish, Jefferson Gathford Family, Jenifer, John T., Jones, Scipio A., Jones, Wilie, Morris, Elias C., Racial Conditions, Slavery, Still, William Grant, Webb, John L., Women, Religion – African Methodist Episcopal

 

1. Alexander, William (1865-1912). Little Rock. Leader of the black fraternal organization, Mosaic Templars of America. c.1913. Donor: Tom W. Dillard.

2. Angelou, Maya (1928-). Writer, entertainer. c.1975. Negative. Donor: T. W. D.

3. Austin, Rev. T. J. (1859-?). Helena school principal. c.1920. Donor: T. W. D.

4. Barabin, Dr. J. H. (1874-?). Marianna. Physician. c.1920. Negative. Donor: T. W. D.

5. Blount, J. H. (1860-?). Helena, Forrest City. Educator, 1920 candidate for governor. c.1920. Negative. Donor: T. W. D.

6. Booker, Joseph A. (1859-?). Little Rock. Founder/President, Arkansas Baptist College. c.1907. Donor: T. W. D.

7. Booker, Joseph A. c.1920. Donor: T. W. D.

8. Booker, Mrs. Mary Caver. Little Rock. Wife of Joseph A. Booker. c.1900. Negative. Donor: T. W. D.

9. Bush, John E. (1856-1916). Little Rock. Fraternal leader, politician, businessman. c.1900. Donor: T. W. D .

10. Bush, John E. c.1890. Negative. Donor: T. W. D .

11. Corbin, Joseph Carter (1833-?). Pine Bluff. State Superintendent of Public Instruction, first President of Branch Normal College. c.1900. Donor: T. W. D.

12. Corbin, Joseph Carter. c.1900. Donor: T. W. D.

13. Cox, James M. (1860-?). Little Rock. President of Philander Smith College. c.1887. Donor: T. W. D.

14. Cox, James M. c.1905. Donor: T. W. D.

15. Donohoo, J. N. (1853-1817). State Representative, banker, fraternal leader. Marvel, Helena, Pine Bluff. c.1895. Donor: T. W. D.

16. Eckford, Elizabeth. Little Rock. Integration of Central High School. Sept. 1957. . Donor: T. W. D.

17. Fleming, A. L. (1866-?). Edmondson, Ark. Educator and businessman. Negative. Donor: T. W. D.

18. Gibbs, Mifflin W. (1823-1915). Little Rock. Politician, lawyer, businessman, U.S. consul to Madagascar. c.1880. Donor: T. W. D.

19. Gibbs, Mufflin W. c.1880. (Engraving) Donor: T. W. D.

20. Gibbs, Mifflin W. c.1900. Donor: T. W. D.

21. Gibbs, Mifflin W. c.1910. Donor: T. W. D.

22. Gillam, Isaac T. (1839?-?). Little Rock. State legislator, Little Rock city councilman, county coroner. c.1900. Donor: T.W.D.

23. Havis, Ferd (1846-1918). Pine Bluff. Businessman, public official. c.1890. Donor: T.W.D.

24. Hayman, George W. (1865-?). Little Rock. Physician. c.1900. Donor: T.W.D.

25. Henderson, M.H. (1855-?). Little Rock. City councilman c.1900. Donor: T.W.D.

26. Hendricks, Barbara (1948-). Little Rock. Singer. c.1975. Negative. Donor: T.W.D.

27. Hibbler, John A. (1880-?). Little Rock. Attorney. c.1930. Negative. Donor: T.W.D.

28. Houser, Dr. N.B. (1869-?). Helena. Physician, druggist. c.1915. Donor: T.W.D.

29. Ish, R.R. Little Rock. Educator. c.1905. Donor: T.W.D.

30. Jeffries, Moses E. (1856-?). Little Rock. City councilman. c.1905. Donor: T.W.D.

31. Jenifer, Rev. John Thomas (1836-1919). Little Rock. A.M.E. clergyman. c.1885. (Xerox from lithograph.) Donor: T.W.D.

32. Johns, J.A. McG. North Little Rock. President of Shorter College. c.1890. Donor: T.W.D.

33. Johnston, Rev. Lewis. Pine Bluff. Principal of Richard Allen Institute. c.1890. Donor: T.W.D.

34. Jones, Scipio Africanus (1863-1943). Little Rock. Attorney, politician, fraternal leader. c.1885. Donor: T.W.D.

35. Jones, Scipio Africanus. Sitting as a Special Chancery Judge, c.1926. Negative. Donor: T.W.D.

36. Jones, Scipio Africanus. Portrait displayed in S. A. Jones High, School, No. Little Rock. c.1940. Donor: T.W.D.

37. Jones, Wiley (1848-?). Pine Bluff. Businessman, politician. c.1890. Donor: T.W.D.

38. Jones, Wiley. With his horse "Executor" at his stables in Pine Bluff. c.1900. Negative. Donor : T.W.D.

39. Joplin, Scott (1868-1917). Texarkana. Musician, compos- er. c.1900. Negative. Donor: T.W.D.

40. Keatts, Chester W. (1854-1908). Little Rock. Co-founder of Mosaic Templars of America. c.1900. Donor: T.W.D.

41. Knowles P.A. (1852-?). Little Rock. Businessman c.1900. Negative.

42. Knowles, P.A. c.1905. Donor: T.W.D.

43. Lathan, J. (1865-?). Little Rock. Minister. c.1905. Donor: T.W.D.

44. McConico, J.H. (1879-?). Little Rock. Businessman. c.1905. . Donor: T.W.D.

45. McBane, Rev. C.S. Monticello. Presbyterian cleric and principal of Monticello Seminary. c.1890.Donor: T.W.D.

46. Middlebrooks, A.M. (1855-?). Minister, politician, businessman. c.1890. (Copy from newspaper lithograph.) Negative. Donor: T.W.D.

47. Miller, Abraham. Helena. Businessman and state representative. c.1895. (3 1/2" X 5"). Negative. Donor: T.W.D.

48. Morris, Elias Camp (1855-?). Helena. Baptist cleric. c.1895. Donor: T.W.D.

49. Potter, Rev. F.C. Cotton Plant. Presbyterian cleric and principal, Cotton Plant Academy. c.1890. Donor: T.W.D.

50. Reeves, Bass. Fort Smith. U.S. Deputy Marshall for Judge Isaac C. Parker. c.1890. Negative. Donor: T.W.D.

51. Singfield, W.A. Little Rock. Attorney. c.1900. Donor: T.W.D.

52. Stephens, Charlotte (1854-1951). Little Rock. Educator. c.1925. Donor: T.W.D.

53. Still, William Grant (1895-1978). Little Rock. Musician, composer. c.1920. Negative. Donor: T.W.D.

54. Thornton, J.G. (1873-1957). Little Rock. Physician. c.1905. Donor: T.W.D.

55. Todd, Lucius. Little Rock. Musician. c.1950.

56. Usher, J.H. (1864-?). Jericho, Ark. Farmer. businessman. c.1910. Negative. Donor: T.W.D.

57. Warfield, William (1920-). Singer. c.1965. Donor: T.W.D.

58. Williams, R.A. (1879-?). Helena. Physician, fraternal leader. c.1910. Negative. Donor: T.W.D.

59. Slave stealing scene. Copied from lithograph. c.1850. Negative. Donor: T.W.D.

60. Southland College, Helena, Ark. A Quaker school established during the Civil War. c.1890. Negative. Donor: T.W.D.

61. Unidentified group of black Arkansans. c.1895. (5" X 711). Donor: T.W.D.

62. Arkansas Baptist College. Little Rock. c.1890. (5" X 7"). Donor: T.W.D.

63. Arkansas Baptist College. c.1890. Copy from lithograph. (5" X 7"). Donor: T.W.D.

64. Bethel A.M.E. Church. Little Rock. c.1890. (5" X 7"). Donor: T.W.D.

65. Black Diamond Drug Company. Helena c.1910. (5" X 7"). Negative. Donor: T.W.D.

66. Blissville. Black refugee settlement in Little Rock during the Civil War. Copied from a lithograph. 1866. (3" X 7"). Negative. Donor: T.W.D.

67. Cotton Gin owned by Scott Bond. Madison, Ark. c.1910. (5" X 7"). Donor: T.W.D.

68. Branch Normal College. Pine Bluff. c.1890. (5" X 7fl).Negative. Donor: T.W.D.

69. Black Civil War troops being mustered out in Little Rock. Copied from a lithograph published in Haper's Weekly. 1866. (5" X 7"). Donor: T.W.D.

70. Ibid. Color rendering.

71. Mosaic Templars Headquarters, 9th, and Broadway Sts. Little Rock. c.1920. (5" X 7"). Donor: T.W.D.

72. Interior view of Mosaic Templars headquarters. c.1920. (5" X 7"). Donor: T.W.D.

73. Henderson School, a Fayetteville school for blacks established during the Civil War. c.1865. (5" X 7"). Donor: T.W.D.

74. Masonic Temple. Pine Bluff. 1908. (Xerox from Alexander's Magazine, VI, Sept. 1908.) (5" X 7"). Donor : T.W.D.

75. Arkansas Freeman masthead. First black newspaper in Ark. Sept. 28, 1869. (5" X 7"). Donor: T.W.D.

76. Webb, John L. (1877-?). Hot Springs. Leader of Woodmen of Union, a black fraternal organization. c.1925. (8ft x 10"). Negative. Donor:, T.W.D.

77. Woodmen of Union Office. Hot Springs, Garland County, Ark. c.1925. Negative. Donor: T.W.D.

78. Office of John L. Webb, Supreme Custodian, Woodmen of Union. Hot Springs, Garland County, Ark. c.1925. Negative. Donor: T.W.D.

79. Runaway slave advertisement. From Arkansas Gazette. 1851. Negative. Donor: T.W.D.

80. Howard Public School Building. Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Ark. c.1900.

81. Philander Smith Colored Institute. Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. c.1900. Donor: T.W.D.

82. Twenty-First Street School. Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. c.1900. Donor: T.W.D.

83. Capitol Hill Colored School. Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. c.1890. Negative. Donor: T.W.D.

84. Young black child. Lawrence County, Ark. c.1890. Negative. Donor: T.W.D.

85. Black cook, Alice French home. Clover Bend, Lawrence Ark. c.1890. Negative.

86. Black family doing the wash. Lawrence County, Ark. c.1890. . Negative. Donor: T.W.D.

87. Blacks picking cotton, unidentified Arkansas location. c.1880. Donor: T.W.D.

88. Reverend and Mrs. J.C. Crenchaw. Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. c.1975. Donor: T.W.D.

89. Reverend J.C. Crenchaw receiving an award from the NAACP. c.1975. Donor: T.W.D.

90. Reverend J.C. Crenchaw standing in front of Little Rock Central High School. Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. c.1975. Donor: T.W.D.

91. Unidentified black residents of Rosboro. Rosboro, Clark County, Ark. c.1920. Negative. Donor: T.W.D.

92. Unidentified black woman and child. Rosboro. Clark County, Ark. c.1920. Negative. Donor: T.W.D.

93. Unidentified black residents of Rosboro, Clark County, Ark. c.1920. Negative. Donor: T.W.D.

94. Black sawmill workers, operating an edger, Caddo River Lumber Company. Forester, Scott County, Ark. 1937. Negative. Donor: T.W.D.

95. Maya Angelou, Stamps, Arkansas native at her home in Winston Salem, North Carolina. c.1980. Donor: T.W.D.

96. Gwendolyn McConico Floyd, retired educator and school principal. Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. c.1985. Donor: Mrs. Floyd.

97. Florence Beatrice (nee Smith) Price, Little Rock native and prominent musician and composer. Born Apr. 9 1888; died June 3, 1953. Photograph made c.1930.

98. J.O.A. Bush, son of John E. Bush, Little Rock, Ark. black fraternal leader. c.1915. Donor: John Graves.

99. Reverend J.M. Connor, D.D., African Methodist Episcopal Church Minister. c.1910. Negative. Donor: T.W.D.

100. Reverend John T. Jenifer, D.D., early African Methodist Episcopal Church Minister and Historian. c.1910. Negative. Donor: T.W.D.

101. William H. Grey, Helena, Phillips County, Ark. Black Political Leader. c.1870. Negative. Donor: T.W.D.

102. Black Leaders from Helena, Phillips County, Ark. c.1880. Negative. Donor: T.W.D.

103. Scott Bond, black entrepreneur of Madison, St. Francis County, Ark. c.1910. Negative. Donor: T.W.D.

104. Scott Bond's Home, "The Cedars". Madison, St. Francis County, Ark. c.1910. (3 1/2" X 4 1/2"). Negative. Donor: T.W.D.

105. M. R. Perry, Jr.'s "Associate", Emic Copland, graduate University of Kansas, c. 1925. (5"x7"). Donor: James W. Leslie.

106. Mrs. Chester (Earline) Bush and children, Little Rock, Pulaski Co., Ark.,c. 1925. (5"x7"). Donor: James W. Leslie.

107. Happy Hollow Saloon, Hot Springs, Garland Co. Ark., c. 1905. Donor: James W. Leslie.

108. Katie McLurkin (niece of Fred Havis) (4"x5"). Donor: James W. Leslie.

109. Girls Industrial Hall, Stamps, Lafayette Co. Ark., 1910 (3 1/2"x5 1/2")Post card.

110. Ironing Class, Stamps, Lafayette Co., Ark., c. 1910 (3 1/2"x5 1/2") Post card.

111. Sewing Class, Stamps, Lafayette Co., Ark., c. 1910 (3 1/2"x5 1/2") Post card.

112. "Washing" Girls Industrial Hall, Stamps, Lafayette Co., Ark., c. 1910 (3 1/2"x5 1/2") Post card.

113. Class in Laundering, Stamps, Lafayette Co., Ark., c. 1910 (3 1/2"x5 1/2"), Post Card.

114. Mathematics Class, Stamps, Lafayette Co., Ark., c. 1910 (3 1/2"x5 1/2") Post card.

115. Morning Exercise, Auditorium, Stamps, Lafayette Co., Ark., c. 1910. (3 1/2"x5 1/2") Post card.

116. Happy Hollow , Hot Springs, Garland Co., Ark., c. 1905 (5"x7") Donor: James W. Leslie.

117. Brian Lanker, "Portrait of Daisy Bates", Little Rock, Pulaski Co., Ark.,(3"x8 1/2") 1989

118. Maya Angelou

119. Edgar Earl Collins - Composer/Instructor c. 1982 (8"x 10").Donor: Bede L. Luibel

120. Jefferson Gatherford Ish Family. c. 1898. (8" x 10"). Donor: John Graves

121. African American male who was lynched, 1916 (CD image)

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