Photographs by Special to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
This building in downtown Elaine is being considered as the site for a museum as Phillips County civic leaders hope to create a memorial for people killed in a 1919 massacre.
Originally published August 13, 2017 at 04:30a.m., updated August 14, 2017 at 04:30a.m.
In September 1919, former slave and reverend Elias Camp Morris became a peacemaker.
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