Title

May 31

Creator

Walter J. Lemke

Description

Daily newspaper column depicting hand-drawn sketches on topics of Arkansas history. Drawings include the State Tuberculosis Sanitorium, the portraits of C. P. Meriwether, Kie Oldham, and J. M. Hill, Andrew Scott stabbing Hogan, and a man hung in the gallows.

Transcription

State Tuberculosis Sanitorium at Booneville created by act of General Assembly May 31, 1909.

These men conceived sanitorium plan: Dr. C. P. Meriwether, Sen. Kie Oldham, Judge J. M. Hill.

Judge Andrew Scott killed General Hogan in political encounter May 31, 1828.

May 31, 1828 Strickland hanged for murder, first judicial execution in Arkansas Territory.

W. J. Lemke.

Physical Description

Document, 5" x 7"

Geographical Area

Booneville, Logan County (Ark.); Arkansas Territory

Language

English

Identifier

May 31, 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 31, 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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