Title

November 23

Creator

Walter J. Lemke

Description

Daily newspaper column depicting hand-drawn sketches on topics of Arkansas history. Drawings include a portrait of William Etter and a man operating a printing press.

Transcription

Nov. 23, 1816 Wm. H. Etter, born in Tork County, Pa., founded Washington, Ark. Telegraph 1840, oldest weekly newspaper west of the Mississippi.

The Washington Telegraph was the only Arkansas newspaper that did not suspend publication during the Civil War. Judge John R. Eakin was editor.

W. J. Lemke.

Physical Description

Document, 5" x 7"

Geographical Area

Washington, Hempstead County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

November 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

November 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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