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Image for Journey of Hope:  The Back-To-Africa Movement in Arkansas in the Late 1800s

Journey of Hope: The Back-To-Africa Movement in Arkansas in the Late 1800s

By: Kenneth C. Barnes.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press: c2004

Seller ID: 855502


Liberia was founded by the American Colonization Society (ACS) in the 1820s as an African refuge for free blacks and liberated American slaves. While interest in African migration waned after the Civil War, it roared back in the late nineteenth century with the rise of Jim Crow segregation and disfranchisement throughout the South. The back-to-Africa movement held great new appeal to the South's most marginalized citizens, rural African Americans. Nowhere was this intere... View more info

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The Seed of Sally Good'n: A Black Family of Arkansas, 1833-1953

By: Ruth Polk Patterson

Price: $19.95

Publisher: University of Kentucky Press: 1996 [©1985]

Seller ID: 108764


Spencer Polk was born of an African-Indian slave woman known as Sally, and her master, Taylor Polk, a descendant of one of America's first families and one of the earliest white settlers in the Arkansas Territory. A favored slave, Spencer Polk became a prosperous farmer and landowner in southwestern Arkansas and the founder of a numerous and energetic family. Since emancipation the family homestead he built on Muddy Fork Creek has housed succeeding generations and has dr... View more info

Image for Index to the Arkansas General Land Office, 1820-1907, Volume Six: Covering the Counties of Hempstead, Howard, Nevada and Little River Counties

Index to the Arkansas General Land Office, 1820-1907, Volume Six: Covering the Counties of Hempstead, Howard, Nevada and Little River Counties

By: Sherida K. Eddlemon

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: E1533


Spanish explorer Hernando DeSoto blazed the trails of the Arkansas area in 1541, followed by French explorers Louis Joliet and Jacques Marquette. In 1682, French explorer La Salle claimed this wilderness in the name of France, naming it Louisiana. There were many Native American tribes living in this region: The Osage, Caddo, Akansa and the Quapaw. France then ceded this region to Spain in 1762. Spain permitted Americans to settle in the Arkansas area in 1783. In 1801 Sp... View more info

CD: Index To The Arkansas General Land Office, 1820-1907, Volumes 1-10

By: Sherida K. Eddlemon

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: CD2446


Now on CD-ROM! Arkansas was explored by Europeans as early as 1541, with Hernando DeSoto blazing the trails, and again in 1673, when French explorer La Salle claimed the wilderness in the name of France. In 1762 France ceded the area to Spain, and Americans began settling in the Arkansas area in 1783. In 1803, it finally became U.S. territory, requiring residents to file claims with the government in order to prove legal ownership of the land. These volumes contain abstr... View more info

Image for Index to the Arkansas General Land Office 1820-1907, Volume Seven: Covering the Counties of Jackson, Clay, Greene, Sharp, Lawrence, Mississippi, Craighead, Poinsett and Randolph

Index to the Arkansas General Land Office 1820-1907, Volume Seven: Covering the Counties of Jackson, Clay, Greene, Sharp, Lawrence, Mississippi, Craighead, Poinsett and Randolph

By: Sherida K. Eddlemon

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: E1384


Spanish explorer Hernando DeSoto blazed the trails of the Arkansas area in 1541, followed by French explorers Louis Joliet and Jacques Marquette. In 1682, French explorer La Salle claimed this wilderness in the name of France, naming it Louisiana. There were many Native American tribes living in this region: The Osage, Caddo, Akansa and the Quapaw. France then ceded this region to Spain in 1762. Spain permitted Americans to settle in the Arkansas area in 1783. In 1801 Sp... View more info

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Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Florida and Arkansas

By: Stewart Sifakis

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: S0695


This work is intended to be the companion set to Frederick H. Dyer's Compendium of the War of the Rebellion for the Confederacy. Civil War historians and genealogists with ties to Florida or Arkansas will want to own this volume that details the activities of Florida and Arkansas' units in the Confederacy. Chapters are included for artillery, cavalry and infantry units that are broken down by size: battalions, batteries, companies and regiments, as well as any other spec... View more info