Agriculture in Arkansas
Agriculture has played a major role in Arkansas’s culture from territorial times through the present. Explore our extensive collection of materials related to the history of agriculture in Arkansas.
Arkansas and the Great War
World War I depleted the young male population of the state and gave many Arkansans a new view of the world. Explore our collection of documents and oral histories related to Arkansas and the Great War.
Arkansas and Reconstruction
A chronology of Reconstruction in Arkansas and the United States, prepared by researchers at the CALS Butler Center for Arkansas Studies.
Arkansas and the Vietnam War
This collection contains materials related to the experiences of Arkansans during the Vietnam War, both at home and on the field of battle.
Charleston is one of the two county seats of Franklin County, along with Ozark. Located south of the Arkansas River, it is twenty-five miles east of Fort Smith, near the coal and gas fields of northwest Arkansas, and roughly a mile from one corner of Fort Chaffee.
Forgotten: The Arkansas Korean War Project
This project combines interviews with Arkansas Korean War veterans and Arkansas-related Korean War materials to preserve this important history. Approximately 6,300 Arkansans served in the Korean War, including six who received the Congressional Medal of Honor.
A Nation Divided: Arkansas and the Civil War
This collection is a premier resource for Civil War research in Arkansas.
The Bill Clinton Gubernatorial Audio Project
CALS Butler Center for Arkansas Studies has initiated The Bill Clinton Gubernatorial Audio Project to document Bill Clinton’s role as Governor of Arkansas between 1979 and 1992.
The Japanese American Experience in World War II Arkansas
From the Mabel Rose Jamison Vogel-Rosalie Santine Gould Collection, the CALS Butler Center has created a multimedia exhibition that showcases art created by internees at the Rohwer Relocation Center in Desha County and tells the story of creativity in the face of dire circumstances.