Title

Scipio Africanus Jones final grant report, 2018-2019

Creator

Date Original

2018-2019

Description

This collection contains a final grant report, binder, poster, and three copies of the book, Scipio Africanus Jones: Both Intelligent and Wise, written by Pat Kienzle. It was completed as part of the Curtis H. Sykes Memorial Grant.

Biographical/Historical Note

Scipio Jones was born to a slave, Jemmima Jones, in 1863 in the area of Tulip (Dallas County), Arkansas. Scipio Africanus Jones was a prominent Little Rock (Pulaski County) attorney and one of the city’s leading African-American citizens at the end of the nineteenth century and during the first decades of the 20th century. Jones is most significantly remembered for his role defending 12 men sentenced to death following the Elaine Massacre of 1919.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

BHC.005.002

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Scipio Africanus Jones final grant report, BHC.005.002

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Scipio Africanus Jones 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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