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Coverage for grant CH-50229-05

Working the Land: From Slavery to Sharecropping and Beyond in the Arkansas Delta
Ruth Hawkins, Arkansas State University, Main Campus

Grant details:

The Restoration of Lakeport Plantation (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Jan Fielder Ziegler
Publication: Rural Arkansas
Date: 1/1/2006
Abstract: Process involved in restoring the Lakeport Plantation, including its relationship to African American and agricultural heritage of the region, as indicated in NEH grant.

Preserving Our Heritage: Plantation Home Being Restored for Future Generations (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Elizabeth Sharp
Publication: Arkansas Life
Date: 11/18/2009
Abstract: Interviews with architect and restoration team related to issues in preserving the Lakeport Plantation

Way Ahead of Its Time: Delta museum recounts reacially integrated union of the 1930s with women as leaders (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Jack Schnedler
Publication: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Date: 6/26/2011
Abstract: Comprehensive article on the Southern Tenant Farmers Union and the museum that has been developed to tell its story.