Title

September 12

Creator

Walter J. Lemke

Description

Daily newspaper column depicting hand-drawn sketches on topics of Arkansas history. Drawings include a portrait of Gideon Shryock, the old Arkansas Capitol, Mena's log cabin court house, and a ballot box.

Transcription

September 12, 1836 first state legislature met in the state house although the building was not completed until 1840.

Gideon Shyrock, the architect who designed Arkansas’ first capitol.

Mena incorporated Sept. 12, 1896.

Initiative and referendum adopted Sept. 12, 1910.

Mena’s first log cabin court house.

W. J. Lemke.

Physical Description

Document, 5" x 7"

Geographical Area

Little Rock, Pulaski County (Ark.); Mena, Polk County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

September 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

September 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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