Creator

Date Original

1934

Description

This paper, entitled “Ancestral Homes of Arkansas," was written by Maude Bethel Lewis concerning the historical value of the early history of Arkansas, early architecture found in the state, poems, and Arkansas flora.

Biographical/Historical Note

Maude Bethel Lewis (1874-1961) was a resident of Stuttgart, Arkansas County, and the wife of Judge George C. Lewis. She founded the Federal Women's Clubs in 1912. She was the founder, first president,and Poet Laureate of the Stuttgart Women's Club. She was also a member of the Arkansas Parks Commission, where she championed the preservation of Arkansas Post, among other things. She wrote the play "Arkansas Post under Four Flags: A Pageant of History" that was performed at Arkansas Post in 1936, celebrating the centennial of Arkansas statehood. A book of her poems was published in 1943,entitled, "God's Justice and Other Poems."

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Stuttgart, Arkansas County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.010.009

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Maude Bethel Lewis "Ancestral Homes of Arkansas," manuscript, SMC.010.009

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Maude Bethel Lewis "Ancestral Homes of Arkansas," manuscript, 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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