Oral Histories

 

Arkansas Constitutional Convention 1969

This collection contains interviews from those who attended the 1969 Arkansas Constitutional Convention.

 

Arkansas Folk Artists

These interviews were recorded in 1973 of different Folk Artists living in Arkansas.

 

Arkansas Ozark Lifestyle

This collection contains old stories and local sayings from the Mountain View area.

 

The Delta Project

This collection looks at the Civil Rights Movement in the Delta region of Arkansas.  Click here to view the digitized transcripts.

 

Past Presidents of the Arkansas State Nurses Association

This collection contains information not only of the past presidents of the Arkansas State Nurses Association, but also on the history of nursing in general.

 

Rackensack

Rackensack was the simple name given to anyone in the Mountain View area performing Arkansas folk music. This collection highlights music and culture in early 1900s Arkansas and includes interviews from Grammy Award winning artist, Jimmy Driftwood.

 

Rehabilitation Services in Arkansas

The Rehabilitation Services collection provides the history of rehabilitation services within Arkansas, including the integration of facilities and programs during the 1960s.

 

Southwest Proving Ground

This collection looks at the women who worked at the Southwest Proving Ground, which tested air bombs and artillery shells during World War II.

 

Teachers of the Lost Year

This collection contains interviews of teachers from the Little Rock Central High School desegregation crisis of 1957 and the closing of Little Rock high schools during the 1958-1959 school year.  Click here to view the digitized transcripts.

 

Veterans of Vietnam

This collection contains interviews with Vietnam Veterans.

 

Veterans of World War II

This collection contains interviews from Arkansans who served in World War II.

 

UCA History

UCA History interviews recorded from 1970s-1990s contain information on different aspects of UCA.  Click here to view the digitized transcripts.