Creator

Date Original

1930

Description

This collection consists of an educational survey of Cleveland County, Arkansas, by the Division of Research and Surveys of the State Department of Education and the County Superintendent of Schools of Cleveland County.

Biographical/Historical Note

Cleveland County, located in southern Arkansas, was originally established as Dorsey County, Arkansas' 71st county, on April 17, 1873. It was named after Stephen W. Dorsey, the U.S. Senator from Arkansas. It was renamed after Grover Cleveland, the newly elected U.S. President, on March 5, 1885, after Dorsey was indicted for defrauding the Post Office. The county seat is Rison.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Cleveland County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.076.021

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Cleveland County (Ark.) educational survey, SMC.076.021

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Cleveland County (Ark.) educational survey, 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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