It’s All Done Gone wins Ned Shank Award

It’s All Done Gone wins Ned Shank Award

Congratulations to Patsy Watkins, winner of the 2018 Ned Shank Award for Outstanding Preservation Publication from Preserve Arkansas for her book It’s All Done Gone: Arkansas Photographs from the Farm Security Administration Collection,...

Kenneth Barnes Wins Ragsdale Award

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Anti-Catholicism in Arkansas: How Politicians, the Press, the Klan, and Religious Leaders Imagined an Enemy, 1910–1960, by Kenneth Barnes, received the 2017 J.G. Ragsdale Award in Arkansas History. The book was published in November 2016 by the...

Two Books Named Choice Outstanding Academic Titles

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Two books recently published by the University of Arkansas Press were chosen as among the “Outstanding Academic Titles” for 2016. The books are: Slavery and Secession in Arkansas: A Documentary History, by University of Arkansas associate...

Aaron Henry of Mississippi wins 2016 Lillian Smith Book Award

ATHENS, Ga — A look at segregated public libraries in the Jim Crow South and a biography of a civil rights activist turned elected official are the winners of the 2016 Lillian Smith Books Awards. Cheryl Knott, a professor in the School of Information, University...