Creator

Date Original

1930

Description

This collection contains a program for the First Annual Dinner and reunion of the McCarthy Light Guards in 1930.

Biographical/Historical Note

The McCarthy Light Guards were organized in Little Rock in 1887, being named for John H. McCarthy, a business who bought their uniforms. The unit competed in several drill competitions, including the first place at Nashville, Tennessee. The unit was invited to attend the Chicago Worlds Far in 1893. The McCarthy Light Guards was mobilized in 1894 to deal with a rail road worker's strike.

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a program for the First Annual Dinner and reunion of the McCarthy Light Guards in 1930.

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.063.002

Resource Type

Text

Collection

McCarthy Light Guards reunion program, SMC.063.002

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

McCarthy Light Guards reunion program, 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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