Title

January 11

Creator

Walter J. Lemke

Description

Daily newspaper column depicting hand-drawn sketches on topics of Arkansas history. Drawings include a tornado, a portrait of James Smithee, and a view of the Arkansas Post from the river.

Transcription

Tornado at Ft. Smith, Ark. January 11, 1898.

Col. James N. Smithee noted Arkansas editor born Jan. 11, 1842 near Smithville, Lawrence Co.

Editor of Arkansas Gazette, Democrat, and Star at Little Rock worked on papers at Pine Bluff, Des Arc, Powhatan, Brownsville. Wounded at Battle of Helena 1863. Died 1902.

Capture of Arkansas Post, Jan. 11, 1863.

W. J. Lemke.

Physical Description

Document, 5" x 7"

Geographical Area

Fort Smith, Sebastian County (Ark.); Smithville, Lawrence County (Ark.); Little Rock, Pulaski County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

January 11, 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

January 11, 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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