Creator

Date Original

1950s

Description

This is a photograph of the newly completed Student Center on the Arkansas State College campus.

Biographical/Historical Note

Students pictured are: Don Schaefer (Searcy), Glenna Grigsby (Rector), Dorothy Cash (Lake City). Arkansas State College was first founded as an agricultural school in 1909 by Act 100 of the state legislature. In 1925, legislation designated the school as the First District Agricultural and Mechanical College. In 1933, accredidation and efforts evolved the school into Arkansas State College. Eventually in 1967, the school made one final transition to Arkansas State University which it continues to be today.

Physical Description

Photograph, 10.5" x 8.5"

Subjects

Education; Educational facilities; Schools; Students; Buildings

Geographical Area

Lawrence County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

PHONE000444

Resource Type

Image

Collection

NEARA photo collection

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives

Recommended Citation

New Baptist Student Center at Arkansas State College, NEARA photo collection, Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives, Powhatan, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

Education | United States History

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New Baptist Student Center at Arkansas State College

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