Monday, April 27, 2015

The AHC Celebrates 110 Years

Today, the AHC celebrated it's 110th anniversary with cake, an open house, and the unveiling of a mural of historic photographs from our collection. All of the images displayed in the mural are freely available for use by researchers. To order prints or digital copies, please email us at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

The top three pictures are:
1. Walnut Ridge-Hoxie Mule Car Line in Walnut Ridge, late 1890s. AHC3184-05
2. The steamboat, "President" at Osceola in the 1960s. ECD2192
3. Searching at the Crater of Diamonds, 1920. AHC3761


Second row of pictures:
4. Flying plane above Eberts Field in Lonoke County, 1918. AHC4594-47
5. Family overlooking the White River in Jackson County, AHC1491.

Third Row of pictures:
6. Grady Baseball Team, Lincoln County, 1930s. AHC6188
7. Peach Picking at Siloam Springs, 1900. AHC1211-10
8. Coal Mining at Paris in Logan County, AHC1531.

The bottom picture is suffragettes at a "Votes for Women" rally at the State Capitol in 1918. AHC3855

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