Table of Contents
- Descriptive Summary
- Access Information
- Use Information
- Acquisition Information
- Processing Information
- Related Collections
- Preferred Form of Citation
- Biographical Note
- Scope and Content Note
- Arrangement of the Papers
- Detailed Description of the Collection
- Heinke, Rosa. A. (1924-1982)
- Rosa A. Heinke Materials
- Inclusive Dates
- MC 1896
- .5 linear ft. (1 box)
- Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries
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Restrictions Apply: Materials are extremely fragile. Researchers should be cautious when handling items. Because of the fragility of the items, materials are not available for photocopying.
No Interlibrary Loans
Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17)
The Rosa A. Heinke Materials were purchased by the Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries, on December 16, 2010, from Roy Dudley Estate Sales of Little Rock, Arkansas.
Processed by Andrew Donovan; completed in July 2011
Robert Allen Leflar War Relocation Authority Papers (MS L52)
Arthur Brann Caldwell Collection (MC 209)
U.S. Rohwer Relocation Center, McGehee, Arkansas Records (MC 257)
Ulys A. Lovell War Relocation Authority Material (MC 273)
Virginia Tidball Papers (MC 274)
U.S. War Relocation Authority, Jerome Relocation Center Records (MC 360)
U.S. War Relocation Authority, Jerome Relocation Center Records (MC 452)
Jerome Relocation Center Collection (MC 629)
Preferred Form of Citation
Rosa A. Heinke Materials (MC 1896) Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville
See Special Collections Citations Guide for more detailed information on how to cite specific documents from the collection.
Rosa A. Heinke was born on April 16, 1924 to Robert and Frieda Heinke in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas. She grew up in Mabelvale, Pulaski County, Arkansas and graduated from Mabelvale High School in 1942. She worked as an assistant art teacher at the Rohwer Internment Camp in McGehee, Desha County, Arkansas in the summer of 1944. During her stay at Rohwer she kept a diary and recounted the “social life, economic life, and general activities of the Japanese evacuees, and also general studies of character.” Her diary also provides insight into what daily life was like inside a Japanese internment camp.
Rosa Heinke died on December 27, 1982 in Mabelvale and was survived by her sister Alma Louise Lowery.
Scope and Content Note
Materials include a diary, school materials, and Japanese relocation camp materials.
Arrangement of the Papers
Materials are arranged chronologically.
Detailed Description of the Collection
The following contains a detailed list of the materials in the collection
|Box 1||Folder 1|
Rosa A. Heinke Biographical Materials, 1982
|Box 1||Folder 2|
Mabelvale High School Notes, 1935-1939
|Box 1||Folder 3|
Mabelvale High School Certificates and Report Cards, 1930-1943
|Box 1||Folder 4|
Personal Diary, "School-Day Memories of Mabelvale High School", 1941-1942
|Box 1||Folder 5|
Personal Diary, "30 Days in a Japanese Relocation Center", June 1, 1944-June 30, 1944
|Box 1||Folder 6|
Rohwer Internment Camp Staff Report, "Rohwer Educational Activities", Summer 1944
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