Title

August 23

Creator

Walter J. Lemke

Description

Daily newspaper column depicting hand-drawn sketches on topics of Arkansas history. Drawings include a portrait of Samuel Williams, Williams at the judge's bench, Williams walking next to a train, and a soldier giving Williams a piece of paper.

Transcription

August 23, 1828 Samuel W. Williams born, lieut-colonel 17th Ark. Inf., prominent early lawyer, atty. general, state senator, active against conspiracy to overthrow Baxter government in 1874.

Special judge on Supreme Court bench.

Strong advocate of railroad system of state from 1850.

Recruited 17th Ark. Infantry, C.S.A.

W. J. Lemke.

Physical Description

Document, 5" x 7"

Language

English

Identifier

August 23, 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 23, 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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