Good news for those of you who are researching Arkansas!
Bernice Bennett welcomes Linda McDowell an archival assistant at the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies in Little Rock. She is a member of the Arkansas Historical Association and was recently elected to the board. She is also a member of the Garland County Historical Society, the Arkansas Genealogical Society (former board member and officer, 2000-2004), and the National Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society. She has published articles in various historical journals and the online Encyclopedia of Arkansas and compiled a genealogical reference entitled Black Slaves and Early Freedmen of Hempstead County, Arkansas, 1819-1850.
Linda McDowell is also a former resident of Hot Springs, AR.
This live BlogTalkRadio show will air on Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 6pm PST. You can call in and speak with Bernice and Linda by dialing (646) 200-0491. Following the live show, a recording will be available for playback.