Creator

Date Original

1875-1878

Description

This collection contains two newsclippings that discuss the Memorial Day celebrations held in Little Rock in 1875 and 1878

Biographical/Historical Note

Memorial Day, first known as Decoration Day, was officially established May 5, 1868, by General John Logan as a day to honor fallen soldiers of the Civil War. After World War I, the day was changed to remember fallen soldiers of any war.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Little Rock, Pulaski County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.010.010

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Little Rock Memorial Day newsclippings, SMC.010.010

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Little Rock Memorial Day newsclippings, 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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