Tag: Butler Banner Spring 2020

A Word from the Roberts Library

As you may have heard, all CALS facilities have been closed to the public since March 14. It’s a situation none of us anticipated and one in which we’re continually learning as we go. Much will be written in the days to come about this transition to the “new normal,” probably far more eloquently than what I’ll be able to offer.

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Architects of Little Rock, 1833–1950, Collection Now Available to Researchers

Most Little Rock residents are aware of the historic homes that characterize the center of the city. What many do not know is that a group of architects dedicated their lives to expanding Little Rock, eventually ushering the city into the twentieth century and beyond. These homes and buildings are not only functional, but they show the city of Little Rock as one with a rich history and a dedication to historic preservation.

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Honoring Vietnam Veterans: Seeking Stories from Women and Men Who Served

For American Baby Boomers and Generation Xers, the Vietnam War was a major part of cultural consciousness. Filmmakers and musicians explored the war and its aftershocks throughout the 1970s and 1980s as the ongoing emotional difficulties faced by many Vietnam veterans gave rise to a new medical term: PTSD. But as three more decades rolled by,

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Women’s Suffrage at CALS

On July 28, 1919, the Arkansas legislature voted to ratify the 19th Amendment. Arkansas was the 12th state to do so. By August 1920, 36 states had ratified the amendment, and women’s right to vote became law on August 26, 1920.

CALS Butler Center for Arkansas Studies has a number of video lectures about the women’s suffrage movement in our collection.

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Butler Banner Archive

The Butler Banner archives between 1999-2018 are available in PDF format only. The Butler Banner was our print newsletter.

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