UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture

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UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture


The Arkansas Studies Institute (ASI) building, which houses the UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture (CAHC) and the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, is the largest facility dedicated to the study for Arkansas history and culture. Through its connection to the university, the archives benefit from the rigorous scholarship of our faculty, creating a valuable resource for students, researchers, stakeholders, and the general public.

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&quot;Of Arkansas&#039;s Exemption From the Voting Rights Law&quot;<br /><br />
Arkansas Gazette newspaper clipping describing Arkansas Senator J. William Fullbright's efforts to exempt the state from the Voting Rights Bill of 1965.

&quot;Southern Voice Helps Vote Bill Get House Okay&quot;<br /><br />
Arkansas gazette newspaper clipping describing the 1965 passage by the United States House of Representatives of a voting rights bill. The House bill differed from the previously-passed Senate bill in that it did not exempt Arkansas.

&quot;For Newton County Attack - Fulbright Aims Sharp Barbs at Congressman&quot;<br /><br />
A newspaper clipping recounting Arkansas Senator J. William Fulbright's rebuke of New York Representative John V. Lindsay's statement that

Highways to Beauty
A 1966 publication of the U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Public Roads aimed at the American public which describes the history and the scope of the Highway Beautification Act of 1965.
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