Title

May 6

Creator

Walter J. Lemke

Description

Daily newspaper column depicting hand-drawn sketches on topics of Arkansas history. Drawings include a portrait of Jefferson Davis, the Confederate flag, and a politician shaking hands with a Cherokee chief.

Transcription

May 6, 1862 Governor Jefferson Davis born in Little River County, admitted to bar before he was 21, practiced law in Russellville, attorney-general, elected governor three terms in succession 1901-1907, U.S. Senator, died 1913.

State Convention adopted secession ordinance by vote of 69 to 1 May 6, 1861.

Treaty with Cherokees by which they ceded Arkansas lands to U.S. May 6, 1828.

W. J. Lemke.

Physical Description

Document, 5" x 7"

Geographical Area

Russellville, Pope County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

May 6, 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

May 6, 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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