David O. Dodd Poem Recitation

Oretha (last name withheld for privacy), born and raised in Little Rock (Pulaski County), recites The Long, Long Thoughts of Youth by Marie Erwin Ward, an epic poem about David O. Dodd. She first recited the poem at Arkansas’s Centennial Celebration citywide program in 1936.

David O. Dodd Poem Recitation

Courtesy of Judy Sprinkle

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