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Ozark Cultural Celebration
September 13 & 14, 2002

At the John Paul Hammerschmidt Center
On the campus of North Arkansas College
In Harrison, Arkansas

Friday, September 13

10:00 a.m. - An Ozark Woman Who Made a Difference: Mary Elizabeth Mahnkey, 1877-1948
Ellen Gray Massey, Lebanon, MO

11:00 a.m. - I Just Paint as I See It: The Life of Essie Ward
Susan Young, Shiloh Museum

1:30 a.m. - Black Hillbillies: African-Americans in the Arkansas Ozarks Dr. Gordon Morgan, University of Arkansas

2:30 p.m. - Race Riots and Black Exodus in the Missouri Ozarks, 1900-1930
Dr. Patrick J. Huber, U. of Missouri-Rolla

10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. From Searcy County to North Arkansas College:
Life and Education in the Arkansas Ozarks

Dr. Bill Baker, President Emeritus of North Arkansas College
(This event held at Shoney's)

Saturday, September 14

9:30 a.m. - . The White River Writings of John Quincy Wolf
Gene Hyde, Lyon College

10:30 a.m. - Fent and Pete Play to the Crowd:
The Writings of C. F. M. Noland

Dr. George Lankford, Lyon College

1:00 p.m. - An Afternoon of Traditional Ozark Gospel Music
The Nelson Family, Van Buren County, Arkansas

This project is supported in part by a grant from the Arkansas Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Mabee-Simpson Library
Lyon College
2300 Highland Road, Batesville, AR  72501
Last modified:  Jul 2, 2009