Britt Anne Murphy - Director of the Library & Librarian
Bailey Library
Hendrix College
1600 Washington Ave.
Conway, AR 72032
November 1, 2017 - November 30, 2017
[email protected]

“The Great War: Arkansas in World War I,” a traveling exhibit produced by the Arkansas State Archives, will be at the Bailey Library at Hendrix College in Conway, November 1–30, 2017. The exhibit showcases images from the Arkansas State Archives' holdings, including original documents, photographs, posters, maps and historical objects that tell the story of Arkansas's role during World War I, at home and on the battlefields. The panels cover the chronology of the war as well as various facets of the conflict: training troops in Arkansas, actions overseas, the Home Front, providing for the war, healthcare and Arkansas heroes. The exhibit is cosponsored by the Arkansas World War I Commemorative Committee.

For more information about the exhibit at the Bailey Library at Hendrix College, call 501-450-1288 or email [email protected]. To schedule the free traveling exhibit in your community, call the Arkansas State at call 501-682-6900, e-mail [email protected] or visit

Hours for Bailey Library at Hendrix College:

Monday through Thursday: 8:00 am – 11:00 pm

Friday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sunday: 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Closed for Thanksgiving: November 22-26, 2017