Title

April 10

Creator

Walter J. Lemke

Description

Daily newspaper column depicting hand-drawn sketches on topics of Arkansas history. Drawings include a portrait of Isaac Watkins, a tornado, the Arkansas flag, and an oil derrick.

Transcription

April 10, 1777 Major Isaac Watkins born in Virginia, came to Little Rock in 1821, pioneer merchant.

Guion tornado Apr. 10, 1929.

Present State Flag Approved Apr. 10, 1924.

Oil first discovered in Arkansas near Stephens, Ouachita County Apr. 10, 1920.

W. J. Lemke.

Physical Description

Document, 5" x 7"

Geographical Area

Little Rock, Pulaski County (Ark.); Guion, Izard County (Ark.); Stephens, Ouachita County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

April 10, Walter J. Lemke Drawings Collection: This day in Arkansas history, MS.000379

Resource Type

Document

Collection

Walter J. Lemke drawings collection: This day in Arkansas history, MS.000379

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

April 10, Walter J. Lemke drawings collection: This day in Arkansas history, 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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