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Welcome to Arkansas, Mr. President! (Part 8)

Old State House Museum - Monday, April 29, 2019

By 1952, Dwight David Eisenhower had led the largest array of armies that had ever been assembled in battle to vanquish the Nazi tyranny in Europe, led Allied forces in Europe as Supreme Commander ... Read More

Welcome to Arkansas, Mr. President! (Part 7)

Old State House Museum - Wednesday, April 10, 2019

With the Second World War coming to an end and the Great Depression an unpleasant and distant memory, Americans entered 1945 with high hopes for an extended era of peace and prosperity. They looke ... Read More

Welcome to Arkansas, Mr. President! (Part 6)

Old State House Museum - Wednesday, April 03, 2019

HAPPY DAYS ARE HERE AGAIN! As 1933 dawned, these five words were music to the ears of a state whose people had spent over a decade buffeted by agricultural stagnation, a devastating flood, a  ... Read More