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Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Records, ca 2000-2016

Manuscript Collection 1966

Special Collections Department
University of Arkansas Libraries

365 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701-4002
Phone: (479) 575-8443
Email: specoll@uark.edu

Machine-readable finding aid encoded in EAD by Elysa Barton, 2017.

Materials are primarily in English. Select materials are in Marshallese.

Table of Contents

Descriptive Summary

Creator
Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force
Title
Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Records
Inclusive Dates
ca 2000-2016
Identification
MC 1966
Extent
9.15 linear feet (10 boxes, 1 item)
Repository
Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries

Access Information

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email specoll@uark.edu at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.

Use Information

A folder of member contact information has been temporarily restricted to protect member's personal information. All other collection materials are open to use.

No Interlibrary Loan.

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Acquisition Information

The Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Records were donated to the Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries, by Grace Ellen Donoho, director of the Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force, on September 21, 2012, with additional materials donated February 16, 2017 and August 7, 2017.

Processing Information

Processed by Elysa Barton; completed in March 2017. Updated by Elysa Barton in August 2017 to incorporate additional materials. The additional materials were incorporated into Box 1, Folder 1 and added at the end of the original collection as Box 5, Folder 31-32; Boxes 8-10; and an oversized item stored separately.

Preferred Form of Citation

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Records (MC 1966), Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.

See Specials Collections Citations Guide for more detailed information on how to cite specific documents from the collection.

Biographical Note

The Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force is a Northwest Arkansas-based non-profit organization founded in 2007 by Grace Ellen Donoho. The organization's focus is helping Marshallese immigrants to Arkansas adjust to living in a new place and getting them the help that they need to be successful, as well as advocating for the needs of the community. The group's members include educators, elected officials, healthcare and social service providers, pastors, and community members.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains meeting minutes, correspondence, and other records of the Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force, as well as research information pertaining to the Marshallese and Pacific Islanders, particularly regarding health issues. Also included in this collection are items from Marshallese celebrations, including headpieces, fans, and cowrie shell necklaces.

Arrangement of the Papers

Materials are arranged by format. Meeting minute materials are further arranged in chronological order, beginning with the most recent.

Subject Terms

The following persons, organizations, or topics are among those represented within the collection materials:

Detailed Description of the Collection

The following contains a detailed list of the materials in the collection:

Box 1

Box 1 Folder 1

Informational Booklet for Marshallese Living in Arkansas, ca 2010-2016

Box 1 Folder 2

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, July 25, 2012

Box 1 Folder 3

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, June 27, 2012

Box 1 Folder 4

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, May 23, 2012

Box 1 Folder 5

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, April 25, 2012

Box 1 Folder 6

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, March 28, 2012

Box 1 Folder 7

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, February 16, 2012

Box 1 Folder 8

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, January 25, 2012

Box 1 Folder 9

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, December 14, 2011

Box 1 Folder 10

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, November 16, 2011

Box 1 Folder 11

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, October 26, 2011

Box 1 Folder 12-13

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, September 28, 2011

Box 1 Folder 14

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, August 24, 2011

Box 1 Folder 15

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, July 11, 2011

Box 1 Folder 16

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, June 22, 2011

Box 1 Folder 17

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, May 25, 2011

Box 1 Folder 18

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, April 27, 2011

Box 1 Folder 19

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, March 11, 2011

Box 1 Folder 20

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, March 23, 2011

Box 1 Folder 21

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, February 11, 2011

Box 1 Folder 22

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, January 26, 2011

Box 1 Folder 23

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, December 16, 2010

Box 1 Folder 24

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, October 27, 2010

Box 1 Folder 25

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, September 20, 2010

Box 1 Folder 26

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, August 25, 2010

Box 1 Folder 27

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, July 28, 2010

Box 1 Folder 28

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, June 22, 2010

Box 2

Box 2 Folder 1

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, May 26, 2010

Box 2 Folder 2

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, April 26, 2011

Box 2 Folder 3

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, March 31, 2010

Box 2 Folder 4

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, February 24, 2010

Box 2 Folder 5

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, November 18, 2009

Box 2 Folder 6

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, October 28, 2009

Box 2 Folder 7

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, September 23, 2009

Box 2 Folder 8

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, August 26, 2009

Box 2 Folder 9

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, July 22, 2009

Box 2 Folder 10

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, July 2, 2009

Box 2 Folder 11

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, June 24, 2009

Box 2 Folder 12

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, April 22, 2009

Box 2 Folder 13

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, March 25, 2009

Box 2 Folder 14

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, February 25, 2009

Box 2 Folder 15

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, January 20, 2009

Box 2 Folder 16

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, November 21, 2008

Box 2 Folder 17

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, October 23, 2008

Box 2 Folder 18

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, October 7, 2008

Box 2 Folder 19

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, July 13, 2008

Box 2 Folder 20

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, July 10, 2008

Box 3

Box 3 Folder 1

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, June 12, 2008

Box 3 Folder 2

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, May 27, 2008

Box 3 Folder 3

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, April 30, 2008

Box 3 Folder 4

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, April 18, 2008

Box 3 Folder 5

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, April 4, 2008

Box 3 Folder 6

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, March 7, 2008

Box 3 Folder 7

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, January 4, 2008

Box 3 Folder 8

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, October 30, 2007

Box 3 Folder 9-10

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, October 26, 2007

Box 3 Folder 11

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, September 3, 2007

Box 3 Folder 12

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, August 10, 2007

Box 3 Folder 13

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, July 27, 2007

Box 3 Folder 14

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, July 20, 2007

Box 3 Folder 15

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, May 11, 2007

Box 3 Folder 16

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, April 13, 2007

Box 3 Folder 17

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, March 23, 2007

Box 3 Folder 18

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, December 25, 2006

Box 3 Folder 19

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Meeting Minutes and Supporting Materials, November 17, 2006

Box 4

Box 4 Folder 1

Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum, August 10, 2017

Box 4 Folder 2

Republic of Marshall Islands 2006 Community Survey Presentation Slides, May 6, 2017

Box 4 Folder 3

Booklets for Living in a New Place, 2007-2009

Box 4 Folder 4

Pacific Island and Republic of Marshall Islands Health Issue Reports, 2008-2009

Box 4 Folder 5

Pacific Island and Republic of Marshall Islands Presentation Slides, 2004-2008

Box 4 Folder 6

2006 Community Survey and Socio-Economic Analysis, October 6, 2017

Box 4 Folder 7

Republic of Marshall Islands and Micronesian Migration Report, June 30, 2005

Box 4 Folder 8

A New Island DVD, June 28, 2005

Box 4 Folder 9

Asia Foundation Program Information, March 23, 2000

Box 4 Folder 10-11

The Compact of Free Association Information, 2002-2008

Box 4 Folder 12

Compact of Free Association Testimony, 2002-2007

Box 4 Folder 13

Republic of Marshall Islands Demographic Health Survey, June 29, 2005

Box 4 Folder 14

Overview of Immigrant Eligibility for Federal Programs Table 1, June 29, 2005

Box 4 Folder 15

Summary of Key Findings of Republic of Marshall Islands 2006 Community and Socio-Economic Survey, July 6, 2017

Box 4 Folder 16

Overview of Immigrant Eligibility for Federal Programs, April 6, 2017

Box 4 Folder 17

The Marshallese Patient Presentation, July 29, 2009

Box 4 Folder 18

Marshall Islands Dose Assessment and Radioecology Program Introduction, November 29, 2007

Box 4 Folder 19

Research Report on Teenage Pregnancy in Republic of Marshall Islands, October 6, 2017

Box 4 Folder 20

Marshallese Diabetes Research, 2011-2015

Box 4 Folder 21

Micronesian's Contributions and Challenges in Hawaii Presentation Slides, April 3, 2008

Box 5

Box 5 Folder 1

2009 Marshallese Health Survey, 2009-2012

Box 5 Folder 2

Marshall Islands (10 minutes) VHS, n.d.

Box 5 Folder 3

Living Conditions of Marshallese Citizens in the United States Draft Report plus Pamphlets, July 1, 2005

Box 5 Folder 4

Minority Health Initiative Report, June 24, 2010

Box 5 Folder 5

Marshallese and Minority Health Policies, 2007-2009

Box 5 Folder 6

Arkansas Minority Health Commission Update and Arkansas Department of Human 2008 Survey, 2008-2009

Box 5 Folder 7

Republic of the Marshall Islands Workshop Information, 2007-2011

Box 5 Folder 8

Marshallese Community in Arkansas Pilot Survey, June 24, 2005

Box 5 Folder 9

Gaps in Services to Marshallese Task Force Member Contact Information (Folder restricted), ca 2009-2015

Box 5 Folder 10

Languages Spoken in the United States, 2000-2007

Box 5 Folder 11

American Community Survey in Arkansas, 2000-2007

Box 5 Folder 12

Non-United States Citizen Driver's License in Arkansas Bill, July 1, 2005

Box 5 Folder 13

Grant Application and Information, June 29, 2005

Box 5 Folder 14

"Developing an Accurate and Reliable Estimate of Marshallese in Springdale, Arkansas" paper by Kevin M. Fitzpatrick, n.d.

Box 5 Folder 15

"Leaving the Islands" Newspaper Articles, January 16, 2005

Box 5 Folder 16

Letter regarding Grace Donoho's Award from the First Lady of the Marshall Islands, June 25, 2005

Box 5 Folder 17

Marshallese In Arkansas Survey, April 2, 2017

Box 5 Folder 18

Tuberculosis and Hansen's Disease in Northwest Arkansas Report, February 8, 2017

Box 5 Folder 19

From the Islands to the Ozarks Segment Transcript, October 21, 2005

Box 5 Folder 20

Four-County Community Health Needs Assessment, 2004-2008

Box 5 Folder 21

Northwest Arkansas Community Indicator Reports, June 30, 2005

Box 5 Folder 22

Congressional Letters, 2010-2011

Box 5 Folder 23

Compact of Free Association Meeting, October 9, 2007

Box 5 Folder 24

Centers for Disease Control Grant Materials, October 10, 2017

Box 5 Folder 25

Centers for Disease Control Marshallese Luncheon Materials, April 26, 2010

Box 5 Folder 26

Focus Group Summary and Supporting Materials, April 10, 2017

Box 5 Folder 27

Marshallese and Pacific Islander Population in Arkansas Materials, 2007-2011

Box 5 Folder 28

Promotional Article in Bridge Magazine, July 2, 2005

Box 5 Folder 29

Miscellaneous, n.d.

Box 5 Folder 30

Plaque Acknowledging Grace Donoho from the Republic of the Marshall Islands Government, May 24, 2003

Box 5 Folder 31

The Story of Tobolar/ Bwebwenato in Tobolar (bilingual illustrated book created by students of Monitor Elementary and Archer Learning Center), n.d.

Box 5 Folder 32

Pacific Islander Educational Award Ceremony Program, 2017

Box 6

Box 6 Item 1

Headpiece, n.d.

Box 6 Item 2

Headpiece, n.d.

Box 6 Item 3

Decorative Fan, n.d.

Box 6 Item 4

Decorative Fan, n.d.

Box 6 Item 5

Decorative Fan, n.d.

Box 6 Item 6

Cowrie Shell Necklace, n.d.

Box 6 Item 7

"Make it Marshallese" T-shirt, n.d.

Box 6 Item 8

Headpiece, n.d.

Box 6 Item 9

Headpiece, n.d.

Box 6 Item 10

Flower Clip, n.d.

Box 6 Item 11

Flower Clip, n.d.

Box 7

Box 7 Item 1

Woven handbag with cowrie shell necklaces, woven earrings, and a woven coaster enclosed, n.d.

Box 8

Box 8 Item 1

Woven handbag, n.d.

Box 8 Item 2

Flower headpiece, n.d.

Box 9

Box 9 Item 1

Handcrafted floral ornament, n.d.

Box 9 Item 2

Woven basket with cowrie shells, n.d.

Box 9 Item 3

Cowrie shell headpiece, n.d.

Box 9 Item 4

Woven headpiece with woven flower, n.d.

Box 10

Box 10 Item 1

Commemorative award plate, n.d.

Box 10 Item 2

Floral headpiece, n.d.

Box 10 Item 3

Woven floral decorative piece, n.d.

Item 1

Item 1

Woven wall ornament with cowrie shells, n.d.

END OF COLLECTION