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The forward press

Recently, I lost myself for a few hours reading Arkansas newspapers from January of 1913—a month which encapsulated the onrushing change then upon Arkansas, as well as the many forces still keeping the state poor, unhealthy and uneducated. Here are a few observations from the first month of 1913—which document the competing forces tugging at Arkansas.

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