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U.S. Jerome Relocation Center, Denson, Arkansas Records
Correspondence, memoranda, transcripts of hearings, and other documents pertaining variously, to: investigations, testimony, and other proceedings on evacuees' applications for leave clearance and on segregation of evacuee; the suicide of an evacuee; legal services rendered, August 1943, by center's Project Attorney; resignation of War Relocation Authority Assistant Solicitor Robert Allen Leflar.
Albert Homer Purdue Correspondence
Letters and telegrams exchanged with Herbert Clark Hoover and others, regarding John Casper Branner, mining and mineral resources in Missouri, food production and conservation in U.S. during World War I. Other correspondents are: George H. Playter, Alvin Arthur Steel, Fielding H. Yost
William Grant Still Letters
Letters and notes, largely of a personal nature, to Clara B[ernice] Kennan and Mary D[engler] Hudgins pertaining primarily to educational television programs related to the music of WGS and articles written by CBK and MDH about the composer, donation of the Still Papers to the University of Arkansas Library, and WGS's honorary degree from the University in the spring of 1971.
Orval Eugene Faubus Papers Addendum
This collection is essentially a continuation of the Orval Eugene Faubus Papers, 1910...(1939-74)-1978 (MS/F27/301/FAUBUS). The collection includes correspondence, materials pertaining to the books written by Orval Faubus, speeches, diaries and appointment books, souvenirs and mementos, clippings, items pertaining to Faubus's military service, photographs, and sound and video recordings.

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