HIST 4563: Old South

This guide is designed to assist students enrolled in the History of Old South and others interested in researching antebellum history in the United States.


Owen Slaves in Crawford County from Geological Reconnaissance

"Natural Dam in Lee's Creek in Crawford County Formed by Barrier of Sandstone Dipping NNEA Upstream." Drawn by David Dale Owen and published with his book, First Report of a Geological Reconnoissance of the Northern Counties of Arkansas, made During the Years 1857 and 1858 (Little Rock: Johnson and Yerkes, State Printers), 1858.

The Engraving was one of the earliest published depictions of the daily lives of slaves in Arkansas. ‚Äč


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