Creator

Date Original

1894

Description

This collection contains a letter written by E.M. Macy urging people to attend a Populist parade and meeting in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Biographical/Historical Note

E.M. Macy was chairman of the County Central Committee for the Washington County, Arkansas, Populist Party in 1894. In his letter, Macy urges people in the area to attend a Populist parade and meeting in Fayetteville, Arkansas, on August 31, 1894. The Populist Party, also known as the People's Party, was a short-lived political organization that formed in 1891. The majority of its members were farmers from the South and Midwest, who were unhappy with declining wheat and cotton prices.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Fayetteville, Washington County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.011.001a

Resource Type

Text

Collection

E.M. Macy letter, SMC.011.001a

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

E.M. Macy letter, 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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