Timeline of Little Rock, Arkansas

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The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Little Rock, Arkansas, USA.

18th-19th centuries

History of Arkansas
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Little Rock, Arkansas, 1887

20th century

1900s-1940s

Little Rock in 1920

1950s-1990s

The Arkansas Governor’s Mansion was opened in 1950.

21st century

Little Rock, Arkansas as seen from the International Space Station (ISS) in 2011

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p Federal Writers’ Project 1941: “Little Rock”
  2. ^ 1821 Nuttall’s Journal of Travels into the Arkansa Territory October 2, 1818 – February 18, 1820 Travels in America Thomas Nuttall
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  4. ^ a b http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?entryID=4265
  5. ^ Journal of Travels into the Arkansas Territory in the Year 1819, by Thomas Nuttall
  6. ^ Territorial Papers, Vol. XV, 1815-1821, page 88
  7. ^ The Arkansas Gazette, issues of May 6, 1820 & July 29, 1820
  8. ^ a b Shinn’s Pioneers and Makers of Arkansas, page 250; Arkansas Gazette, issues of March 24, 1821 and Oct 20, 1821
  9. ^ Fay Hempstead (1890), A pictorial history of Arkansas, from earliest times to the year 1890, St. Louis: N.D. Thompson
  10. ^ The high lights of Arkansas history, Little Rock: Arkansas History Commission, 1922, OCLC 4599910
  11. ^ Josiah Hazen Shinn (1908), Pioneers and makers of Arkansas, Genealogical and Historical Pub. Co.
  12. ^ a b Frederick William Allsopp (1922), History of the Arkansas press for a hundred years and more, Little Rock, Ark: Parke-Harper Pub. Co.
  13. ^ “List of the Mayors of the City of Little Rock”. Digest of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas. 1915.
  14. ^ a b Hendrickson 1958.
  15. ^ Stokes 1964.
  16. ^ a b “US Newspaper Directory”. Chronicling America. Washington DC: Library of Congress. Retrieved June 22, 2013.
  17. ^ “United States Arsenal”. The Illinois Free Trader. I (48). Ottawa, Illinois: George F. Weaver & John Hise. April 16, 1841. p. 2.
  18. ^ a b Davies Project. “American Libraries before 1876”. Princeton University. Retrieved June 22, 2013.
  19. ^ Pierce 2008.
  20. ^ United Daughters of the Confederacy. Arkansas Division. Memorial Chapter, Little Rock (1919), Historical Arkansas, Little Rock
  21. ^ Thomas, David Y. (1926), Arkansas in War and Reconstruction, 1861-1874, Little Rock: Arkansas Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy, pp. 55–56, LCCN 27003960, OCLC 2306662 – via Central Printing Company
  22. ^ The constitution of the State of Arkansas : framed and adopted by the convention which assembled at Little Rock, January 7th, 1868, 1870
  23. ^ John Hugh Reynolds; et al. (1906), “Educational Institutions, Churches and Benevolent Societies”, Publications of the Arkansas Historical Association, Fayetteville, pp. 144–185
  24. ^ a b c Carl H. Moneyhon (1997), Arkansas and the New South, 1874-1929, Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, ISBN 155728489X
  25. ^ Chesnutt 1983.
  26. ^ a b c d Population of the 100 Largest Cities and Other Urban Places in the United States: 1790 to 1990, U.S. Census Bureau, 1998
  27. ^ “Public Libraries in the South”. Library Journal. March 1917.
  28. ^ “Movie Theaters in Little Rock, AR”. CinemaTreasures.org. Los Angeles: Cinema Treasures LLC. Retrieved June 22, 2013.
  29. ^ “Eddies from the weekly current of motor happenings: pungent paragraphs picked up from various sources”. Motor Age. Chicago. October 28, 1915. OCLC 1776327.
  30. ^ Library Journal, July 1917
  31. ^ a b c Jack Alicoate, ed. (1939), “Arkansas”, Radio Annual, New York: Radio Daily, OCLC 2459636
  32. ^ Vernon N. Kisling, Jr., ed. (2001). “Zoological Gardens of the United States (chronological list)”. Zoo and Aquarium History. USA: CRC Press. ISBN 978-1-4200-3924-5.
  33. ^ Brian D. Greer, “John Carter (Lynching of)”, Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture, 2013
  34. ^ Aiello 2006.
  35. ^ Nina Mjagkij, ed. (2001), Organizing Black America: an Encyclopedia of African American Associations, Garland, ISBN 9780815323099
  36. ^ a b c “History”. Arkansas Arts Center. Retrieved June 22, 2013.
  37. ^ “Our Beginnings”. Historic Arkansas Museum. Department of Arkansas Heritage. Archived from the original on June 21, 2013. Retrieved June 22, 2013.
  38. ^ “Little Rock City Beautiful Commission”. Archived from the original on October 14, 2013. Retrieved June 22, 2013.
  39. ^ “Pulaski County Historical Society”. Little Rock, AR. Retrieved June 22, 2013.
  40. ^ a b c Charles A. Alicoate, ed. (1960), “Television Stations: Arkansas”, Radio Annual and Television Year Book, New York: Radio Daily Corp., OCLC 10512206
  41. ^ “Pulaski County Historical Review: Table of Contents Historical Listing”. Pulaski County Historical Society. Retrieved June 22, 2013.
  42. ^ a b c d James W. Bell. “Little Rock (Pulaski County)”. Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture. Retrieved June 22, 2013.
  43. ^ “On This Day”, New York Times, retrieved November 1, 2014
  44. ^ “Events”, Civil Rights Digital Library, Athens, GA: Digital Library of Georgia, retrieved March 29, 2017 (Timeline)
  45. ^ “Our History”. Central Arkansas Library System. Retrieved June 22, 2013.
  46. ^ a b c “Sister Cities Commission”. Littlerock.gov. City of Little Rock. Retrieved March 2, 2017.
  47. ^ “Meet the Mayor”. City of Little Rock. Archived from the original on February 20, 2006.
  48. ^ “Sister Cities Commission”. Lrsistercities.org. City of Little Rock. Retrieved March 2, 2017.
  49. ^ “Arkansas Literary Festival”. Archived from the original on February 15, 2004.
  50. ^ “U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Programs and Project Management”. Pulaski County Pedestrian/Bicycle Bridge Project Status. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Little Rock District – Programs and Project Management Division. August 22, 2006. Archived from the original on June 26, 2004. Retrieved 2006-12-02.
  51. ^ “Meet the Mayors”. Washington, DC: United States Conference of Mayors. Archived from the original on June 27, 2008. Retrieved June 22, 2013.
  52. ^ Civic Impulse, LLC. “Members of Congress”. GovTrack. Washington, D.C. Retrieved October 1, 2016.

Bibliography

Published in the 19th century

Published in the 20th century

  • Little Rock Board of Trade (1902). Annual Report.
  • “Arkansas”, Rand-McNally Official Railway Guide and Hand Book, Chicago: American Railway Guide Co., 1902
  • “Little Rock”, Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.), New York, 1910, OCLC 14782424 – via Internet Archive
  • “Little Rock, Ark.”. Automobile Blue Book. 7. New York: Automobile Blue Book Publishing Co. 1919 – via HathiTrust.
  • Federal Writers’ Project (1941), “Little Rock”, Arkansas: a Guide to the State, American Guide Series, New York, OCLC 478887. = Chronology
  • Walter B. Hendrickson (1958). “Culture in Early Arkansas: The Antiquarian and Natural History Society of Little Rock”. Arkansas Historical Quarterly. 17.
  • D. Allen Stokes (1964). “The First Theatrical Season in Arkansas: Little Rock, 1838-1839”. Arkansas Historical Quarterly. 23.
  • Ira Don Richards. Story of a Rivertown: Little Rock in the Nineteenth Century. Benton, AR: 1969.
  • Little Rock Handbook. Little Rock: James W. Bell, 1980.
  • Ory Mazar Nergal, ed. (1980), “Little Rock, AR”, Encyclopedia of American Cities, New York: E.P. Dutton, OL 4120668M
  • Paul D. Lack (1982). “An Urban Slave Community: Little Rock, 1831-1862”. Arkansas Historical Quarterly. 41.
  • E.F. Chesnutt (1983). “Little Rock Gets Electric Lights”. Arkansas Historical Quarterly. 42.
  • Hampton F. Roy, Charles Witsell Jr., and Cheryl Griffith Nichols. How We Lived: Little Rock as an American City. Little Rock: August House, 1984.
  • Jim Lester and Judy Lester. Greater Little Rock. Norfork, VA: The Donning Company, 1986.
  • O’Donnell, William W. (1987). The Civil War Quadrennium: A Narrative History of Day-to-Day Life in Little Rock, Arkansas During the American War Between Northern and Southern States 1861-1865 (2nd ed.). Little Rock, Ark.: Civil War Round Table of Arkansas. LCCN 85-72643 – via Horton Brothers Printing Company.
  • Letha Mills and H. K. Stewart. Little Rock: A Contemporary Portrait. Windson Publications: Chatsworth, CA, 1990.
  • George Thomas Kurian (1994), “Little Rock, Arkansas”, World Encyclopedia of Cities, 1: North America, Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO – via Internet Archive (fulltext)
  • “The South: Arkansas: Little Rock”, USA, Let’s Go, New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1999, OL 24937240M

Published in the 21st century

  • Thomas Aiello (2006). “The Fading of the Greys: Black Baseball and Historical Memory in Little Rock”. Arkansas Historical Quarterly. 65.
  • The Little Rock Campaign Tour: A Driving Tour of Sites Along the Route the Union Army Took to Capture the Capitol of Arkansas (PDF) (3rd ed.). Civil War Round Table of Arkansas and Central Arkansas Civil War Heritage Trail Association. September 2007.
  • Michael Pierce (2008). “The Mechanics of Little Rock: Free Labor Ideas in Antebellum Arkansas, 1845-1861”. Arkansas Historical Quarterly. 67.
  • C. Fred Williams. Historic Little Rock: An Illustrated History. San Antonio, TX: Historical Pub. Network, 2008.

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Coordinates: 34°44′10″N 92°19′52″W / 34.736111°N 92.331111°W / 34.736111; -92.331111