Title

February 23

Creator

Walter J. Lemke

Description

Daily newspaper column depicting hand-drawn sketches on topics of Arkansas history. Drawings include a portrait of James Bowie, the Alamo, and soldiers fighting.

Transcription

February 23, 1836 Fall of the Alamo in which Bowie, Crockett and others were killed. Bowie born May 1, 1800.

James Bowie of Washington, Ark., for whom Bowie knife was named.

Arkansans including Porter and Yell killed at Battle of Buena Vista, Feb. 23, 1847.

W. J. Lemke.

Physical Description

Document, 5" x 7"

Geographical Area

Washington, Hempstead County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

February 23, 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 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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