Title

August 12

Creator

Walter J. Lemke

Description

Daily newspaper column depicting hand-drawn sketches on topics of Arkansas history. Drawings include an aviator, a marine, a general, an infantry soldier, a sailor, the Odd Fellows' three-link chain, and a portrait of Thomas Smith.

Transcription

August 12, 1918 first unit of 39th Division containing 1, 2, and 3 Arkansas Infantry arrived in France.

Aviator, marine, general, infantry, seaman.

First Lodge of I.O.O.F. organized at Little Rock Aug. 12, 1839.

General Thos. Adams Smith after whom Ft. Smith was named born in Virginia Aug. 12, 1781.

W. J. Lemke '36.

Physical Description

Document, 5" x 7"

Geographical Area

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

Language

English

Identifier

August 12, Walter J. Lemke drawings collection: This day in Arkansas history, MS.000379

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Walter J. Lemke drawings collection: This day in Arkansas history, MS.000379

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

August 12, 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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