Creator

Date Original

1930-1940

Description

This collection contains two speeches by C.T. Carpenter of Marked Tree, Arkansas given between the 1930s and 1940s.

Biographical/Historical Note

C.T. Carpenter was born in Natural Bridge, Virginia to John Carpenter. C.T. attended the University of Williamsburg in Kentucky. Carpenter served as president of Woodlawn Baptist College in Jonesboro, Arkansas and in 1904 became appointed of the Baptist Church in Jonesboro. In 1905, he married Floy Knight. The Carpenters moved to Marked Tree, Arkansas in 1910 and by 1911 began practicing law there. In the 1930s, Carpenter represented the Southern Tenant Farmers Union in court. He was elected city attorney in 1944 and died in a car accident September 15, 1945.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas; Tennessee

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.051.011

Resource Type

Text

Collection

C.T. Carpenter papers, SMC.051.011

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

C.T. Carpenter papers, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, 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

United States History

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