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UALR Seminar in Public History (HIST 7391) Files on the Joseph Pfeifer Kiwanis Camp, 2003

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UALR Seminar in Public History (HIST 7391) Files on the Joseph Pfeifer Kiwanis Camp, 2003 UALR.MS.0147

UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture
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Little Rock, AR, 72201
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Repository: UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture
Title: UALR Seminar in Public History (HIST 7391) Files on the Joseph Pfeifer Kiwanis Camp, 2003
Dates: 2003
Quantity: 0.5 Linear feet; 1 document box
Identification: UALR.MS.0147
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Scope and Contents Note

This collection contains a project report, interview transcriptions, and audiocassettes from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock's Seminar in Public History's 2003 project, "From the Ground Up: The First Seventy-Five Years at Joseph Pfeifer Kiwanis Camp," directed by Deborah J. Baldwin, Ph.D., which includes a history of the Joseph Pfeifer Kiwanis Camp and interviews with former campers, counselors, an executive director, a chairman, and a board member.

Project staff: Adam Bergfeld, Genti Borici, Jamie Griffith, Matilda Louvring, Sandra Ransom-Hubert, Scott Root, Shirley Schuette, and Kristi Smith.


Historical Note

In 1929, the Kiwanis Club of Little Rock established the Joseph Pfeifer Kiwanis Camp, which was built near Ferndale. Named after Joseph Pfeifer (1835-1926) at the request of his son, a founding contributor, this camp serves underpriviledged children.

In 1982, the camp became a year-long operation with the help of Sanford and Binky Martin Tollette. The camp has won numerous awards since 1991, including the "Association of Experimental Education Organization of the Year" award in 1998 and the "Organization of the Year" award from AmeriCorps in 2002. The camp has received funding from the AmeriCorps program since 1994, and many of its staff members serve through the AmeriCorps program. The camp continues to operate today.


Historical Note on UALR Seminar in Pubic History

The Seminar in Public History (HIST 7391) is a required course restricted to graduate students in the Masters of Arts in Public History at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Through directed readings and extensive research on specialized topics in public history, graduate students concentrate on basic skills needed for all specialized areas in public history. The objective of this course is for graduate students to experience team-research in the application of learned skills in report preparation, oral history, exhibition preparation, cultural resource management, and conservation techniques under a simulated contractual arrangement with a company or non-profit agency.


Camps--Arkansas
Joseph Pfeifer Kiwanis Camp (Ark.).
Poor children--Arkansas
University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Department of History. (source)

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Citation Notes

Bibliographic citation:

UALR Seminar in Public History (HIST 7391) Files on the Joseph Pfeifer Kiwanis Camp, 2003, UALR.MS.0147. UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture, Arkansas Studies Institute, Little Rock.

Footnote or Endnote info:

Description of item, file number, UALR Seminar in Public History (HIST 7391) Files on the Joseph Pfeifer Kiwanis Camp, 2003, UALR.MS.0147.

Processed by:

Allison Hiblong, Graduate Assistant, M.A. in Public History, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Fall 2012. Adrienne McGill, Graduate Assistant, M.A. in Public History, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Spring 2013.


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