Online Collections and Projects


Arkansas and the Great War

This project contains materials related to the experiences of Arkansans during World War I, both at home and on the field of battle.
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FORGOTTEN: The Arkansas Korean War Project

This project combines interviews with Arkansas Korean War veterans and Arkansas-related Korean War materials to preserve this important history. Approximately 6,300 Arkansans served in the Korean War, including six who received the Congressional Medal of Honor.
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A Nation Divided: Arkansas and the Civil War

This project is a premier resource for Civil War research in Arkansas.
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Collections of Arkansans in the U.S. Congress

2014 marks the 225th aniversary of the First Federal Congress. Select items in the Butler Center collections related to members of the House of Representatives and of the Senate from Arkansas.
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Lesson Plans

This collection of lesson plans for K-12 teachers provides clear instructions to implement Arkansas Curriculum Frameworks with Arkansas-based material.
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AV/AR Audio Video Database

This collection is a rich source of oral history and other recorded material for Arkansas. Oral history interviews, lectures about Arkansas, and various kinds of film footage have been indexed with subject descriptions that provide a variety of sources relating to a specific topic.
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Finding Aids

These collections from the Butler Center and from the Center for Arkansas History and Culture offer unique glimpses into the state's history through correspondence, photographs, and other original materials.
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The Art of Living: Japanese American Creative Experience at Rohwer

From the Mabel Rose Jamison Vogel/Rosalie Santine Gould Collection, the Butler Center has created a multimedia exhibition that showcases art created by internees at the Rohwer Relocation Center in Desha County and tells the story of creativity in the face of dire circumstances.
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Aftermath Map Project

The Butler Center and Dr. Jay Barth map changes in Pulaski County following the 1957 Little Rock Central High Desegregation Crisis. This project includes a lecture by Dr. Barth.
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