Title

June 6

Creator

Walter J. Lemke

Description

Daily newspaper column depicting hand-drawn sketches on topics of Arkansas history. Drawings include a portrait of Charles Newman, a man working in a print shop, and Ashdown's main street.

Transcription

June 6, 1911 Major Charles Gordon Newman died at Pine Bluff, born 1841 in Richmond, Va. June 6, 1892, Major in C.S.A. at age of 21, founded Pine Bluff Commercial, 1878. One of Arkansas's most noted editors.

Ashdown incorporated.

Old time print shop with hand press on which newspapers were printed before 1870.

W. J. Lemke.

Physical Description

Document, 5" x 7"

Geographical Area

Pine Bluff, Jefferson County (Ark.); Ashdown, Little River County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

June 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

June 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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