The Man in Black was raised in a little white house on Farm No. 266 in Dyess Colony, a New Deal resettlement community in the Arkansas Delta.
On February 19th, 2020, Governor Asa Hutchinson signed a Proclamation declaring that day, as a Day of Remembrance for Japanese Americans.
Memphis Mural “Rendevous Alley” by Brandon Marshall in Memphis, TN.
Painted by Avery E. Johnson, the mural entitled Lake County Wild Life still hangs in the Lake Village, Arkansas Post Office today.
Painted by H. Louis Freund, the Pocahontas Post Office Mural was moved to the Arkansas State University Museum in October 2003.
One day we were living the dream in Naples, Italy with plans to retire there, the next, all of our belongings were on a slow boat back to the States and we were “leaving on a jet plane”… destination – rural Arkansas.
Beautifully restored, the United States Post Office Mural Air Mail was painted for the Piggot, Arkansas post office by Daniel Rhodes in 1941.