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Cows, Contagion, and Conflict: Federal Efforts to Eradicate Tick Fever and Local Resistance in Arkansas History

CALS Encyclopedia of Arkansas Presents MONDAY MALADIES Speaker: Blake Perkins, associate professor of history and chair of the Department of History and Political Science at Williams Baptist University Blake Perkins is the author of Hillbilly Hellraisers: Federal Power and Populist Defiance in the Ozarks (2018) and editor of Yesterday Today: Life in the Ozarks (2020). Perkins is a member of the board of trustees of the Arkansas Historical Association. Register for Webinar About the Program Series With the COVID-19 pandemic having caused more than 100,000 deaths in the United States alone by the beginning of June 2020, many policy makers and others have looked to the past to understand how pandemics affect societies, allowing them to create strategies that can …
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National Health Care Community: Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas, 1921–1936

CALS Encyclopedia of Arkansas Presents MONDAY MALADIES Speaker: Janis K. Percefull, historian, author, educator, and public speaker Janis K. Percefull earned a BA in History at Ouachita Baptist University and a master’s in public history from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. As a graduate student, she was awarded the UAMS History of Medicine Research Award (2001) and won the UALR Gender Studies Research Paper Contest (2003). Register for Webinar About the Program Series With the COVID-19 pandemic having caused more than 100,000 deaths in the United States alone by the beginning of June 2020, many policy makers and others have looked to the past to understand how pandemics affect societies, allowing them to create strategies that can ease …
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Where Every Day Was Like a Tuesday: A History of the Arkansas Tuberculosis Sanatorium, 1910–1973

CALS Encyclopedia of Arkansas Presents MONDAY MALADIES Speaker: Rachel Patton, executive director of Preserve Arkansas Rachel Patton is a native of Farmington, Arkansas. She holds a BA in history/political science from Arkansas Tech University and a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. With more than twelve years of experience working in historic preservation in Arkansas, she currently serves as executive director of Preserve Arkansas, the only statewide nonprofit advocate for the preservation of Arkansas’s historic places. Patton is vice president of the Arkansas Historical Association and serves on the boards of the Pulaski County Historical Society, Preservation Action, and Arkansas Women’s History Institute, as well as the advisory board for the Arkansas Tech University …
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