Month: February 2022

Famous Couples of Arkansas

On this Valentine’s Day, we’re thinking about love in the Natural State, turning our focus to some Arkansas couples who have made an impact on the state, nation, and world. Click on the names in the title of each to read the full entry on the CALS Encyclopedia of Arkansas.

Dale Evans and Roy Rogers

Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton

Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash

Elton and Betty White

Dale Bumpers and Betty Bumpers

Lucious Christopher (L.


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Historic Love: The Story of Marion Taylor and Betty Jean Toombs

The eighth-grade homeroom classroom of Mrs. Bernice K. Underwood at Dunbar High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, is where their story began. He sat on the first row with classmates Wilson Williams, Douglas Peters, Alvin Liggins, and Romania Savage. She sat on the sixth row with Lela Camp and Mrs. Underwood. Another two dozen students occupied space in that class.


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A Day in the Life: Bonus Saturday at the Roberts Library Research Room

We have one main goal: to connect you with the information you are searching for.

A visit to the reference desk in the Research Room of the CALS Roberts Library grants you access to a collection of materials housed in this space, held by the CALS Butler Center for Arkansas Studies and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Center for Arkansas History and Culture.


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