Title

May 9

Creator

Walter J. Lemke

Description

Daily newspaper column depicting hand-drawn sketches on topics of Arkansas history. Drawings include a tornado, a portrait of R. Keilch, and the Dardanelle Pontoon Bridge.

Transcription

Destructive series of tornadoes in Union and seven other counties, 70 dead, May 9, 1927.

Capt. R. Keilch for 39 years supt. of the old pontoon bridge at Dardanelle.

2,208 ft. long, 72 pontoon boats built 1890, new bridge 1929.

W. J. Lemke.

Physical Description

Document, 5" x 7"

Geographical Area

Union County (Ark.); Dardanelle, Yell County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

May 9, 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 9, 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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