Preservation and Access: Humanities Collections and Reference Resources

Period of Performance

2/1/2012 - 12/31/2021

Funding Totals

$30,000.00 (approved)
$30,000.00 (awarded)

Chairman's Grant for Joe Jones: The Struggle of the South

FAIN: PW-51255-12

University of Arkansas, Little Rock (Little Rock, AR 72204-1000)
Brad Cushman (Project Director: January 2012 to November 2022)

UALR is having the Joe Jones mural, painted in 1935 at the Commonwealth College, Mena, AR, conserved and restored. The mural is entitled, "The Struggle of the South." Funding will allow a photographic inventory of the 29 mural fragments to be developed. Funding will also support research and travel related to the on-going documentary film project related to the conservation and restoration of the mural, including filming and editing.