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Hopes high 1919 events in Arkansas make National Park Service list

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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.

In September 1919, former slave and reverend Elias Camp Morris became a peacemaker.



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