Category: Organization

Chairman of County Councils of Defense

County Council Members Andrews, C.B. Atkins, W.S. Bevens, Edwin Bloodworth, C.T. Brown, W.W. Browning, J.K. Burke, F.N. Burrow, P.L. Carroll, J.W. Carson, J.F. Casey, S.M., Cole, W.D., Jr. Compton, R.T. Condray, C.E. Cooley, H.M. Curry, Jack, Dillion, J.P. DuLaney, A.D. Duncan, S.K. Dunlap, D. Ward Eberts, H.F.H. Elbert, Godwin Elsken, Conrad Emory, Houston Fairfield, A.B.…

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Correspondence to Victor Olander, Illinois State Council of Defense, 1917 July 5

Victor Olander from the Illinois State Council of Defense suggested that the Arkansas State Council of Defense suppress the spread of the “Chicago Defender” in Arkansas. Olander states that this paper influenced the exodus of the black population from the south. Source: Arkansas State Council of Defense, MS.000490, ASA_CouncilDefense_MS490_01_05_47, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas Rights:…

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Correspondence from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, 1918 October 10

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People wrote to the Arkansas Council of National Defense asking them to ban the showing of “The Birth of a Nation” in the interest of national morale. Source: Arkansas State Council of Defense, MS.000490, ASA_CouncilDefense_MS490_03_11_27,  Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas Rights: Use and reproduction of images…

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