Creator

Date Original

1872

Description

This collection contains an election ticket for 1872 Arkansas local and national elections, including the Brooks/Baxter Governor's race.

Biographical/Historical Note

The gubernatorial race of 1872 between Joseph Brooks and Elisha Baxter led to the Brooks-Baxter War, an armed conflict that occurred in April and May of 1874. Settlement of the election dispute in favor of Elisha Baxter ultimately ended Reconstruction and the reign of Republicans in the state of Arkansas.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.125.018

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Election ticket, SMC.125.018

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Election ticket, 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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