Title

Haven of Rest Cemetery Commemorative Marker final grant report, 2018

Creator

Date Original

2018

Description

This collection contains a final report for the Haven of Rest Cemetery Commemorative Marker Project completed through the Curtis H. Sykes Memorial Grant Program. It also contains two copies of the commemorative marker and press releases related to the marker project.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Haven of Rest Cemetery Commemorative Marker Project was completed in order to research, design, and facilitate the production of a graveside bronze marker to commemorate the 21 victims of the Arkansas Negro Boys Industrial School fire who are buried at Haven of Rest Cemetery in Little Rock, Arkansas. The fire occurred on March 5, 1959. The marker memorializes those who lost their lives and serves to enhance public awareness and understanding of the tragedy.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

BHC.004.003

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Haven of Rest Cemetery Commemorative Marker final grant report, BHC.004.003

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Haven of Rest Cemetery Commemorative Marker final grant report, 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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