Title

February 9

Creator

Walter J. Lemke

Description

Daily newspaper column depicting hand-drawn sketches on topics of Arkansas history. Drawings include a train and pioneers unloading a canoe.

Transcription

Congress granted to Arkansas 6 sections of land per mile for railroad from Cairo to Texas, with branches to Ft. Smith and the Mississippi River, February 9, 1853.

Frederick Gerstaecker noted German traveler and writer reached Little Rock Feb. 9, 1837.

W. J. Lemke.

Physical Description

Document, 5" x 7"

Geographical Area

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

Language

English

Identifier

February 9, 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

February 9, 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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