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Dark Hollow Oral History grant project final report [bound], contains correspondence to then-BHCA coordinator Linda McDowell, and photocopies of funds used. The project was funded through the Curtis H. Sykes Memorial Grant Program, administered by the Black History Commission of Arkansas. The Black History Commissioner of Arkansas (BHCA) was created by Act 1233 of 1991 and is composed of seven members appointed by the governor with approval of the Senate. The BHCA is charged with preserving the history of black Arkansans and black communities in Arkansas. This commission also encourages research of Arkansas’ black history and promotes teaching black history in Arkansas schools. Grants are awarded from the BHCA in a concerted effort to ensure Arkansas’ black history is collected and preserved. The Curtis H. Sykes Memorial Grant Program was established in 2009 by Act 660 to honor the program’s namesake who served as chair of the commission from 1993-2007.

Biographical/Historical Note

Dark Hollow was the first all-black neighborhood in North Little Rock. It is a community of historical impact to all of Central Arkansas.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

North Little Rock, Pulaski County (Ark.)





Resource Type



Dark Hollow Oral History grant project, BHC.002.001


Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Dark Hollow Oral History grant project report, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.


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