Welcome to the CALS Encyclopedia of Arkansas’s page for National History Day 2023, the theme of which is “Frontiers in History: People, Places, Ideas.” Below, you will find a variety of entries that touch upon this theme as it relates to Arkansas history. These include sites, figures, and culture surrounding geographical and other literal frontiers; biographies of artists, scientists, and other path-breakers from Arkansas; and explorations of creative and imaginative approaches to frontiers of all kinds. This is by no means an exhaustive list, and you can find even more material by following links within the entries themselves.

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People of literal frontiers

The culture of literal frontiers

New frontiers of science and technology

Creative reflection upon frontiers

New frontiers of the imagination and expression