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This Month's Highlighted Items

Razorback Speedway 1968
The Grizzly 1954
Directory of Sebastian County Cemeteries
Washington Cemetery an African American Burial Ground
Watch a Video of The Japanese Surrender on USS Missouri
KUAF Interview with Richard Griffin on the Restoration of Adelaide Hall
If You Ever Lived in Fort Smith, Arkansas - Facebook -- Pictures
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Announcing the Index Arkansas Project funded by the Happy Hollow Foundation of Fayetteville. This two year project is intended to help update the online index of journals, bulletins and historical resources of Arkansas History. It is a free service and is used by more than 5,000 people each month.

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Massard Prairie Battlefield Park - Brochure

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From the Archives of Fort Smith history.

Fort Smith's First TV Station — KFSA
"Welcome to Chaffee" booklet
The Great Cyclone at Fort Smith
R.C. Goodman, World War II interview
Execution of Bushwhackers
Coughing Up a Bullet
(test design)
Fort Smith Was Location for Silent Films
Interview with David Matlock, 2004
Marquardt's Ghost
Be Careful What You Say
Fort Smith's First Flight
Radio Center images
Flag and Field
Dedication of the City Flag
The 1907 Ordinance
Town Branch
A Five Mile Journey Under Fort Smith
The World's Largest Sorghum Mill

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