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Hours of Operation:

 

Monday-Friday:

9 a.m. - 3 p.m.


Saturday:

Noon - 3 p.m.

Closed major holidays. 

For special programs call:
870-487-2909

                

 

 

 

Exhibits in the Southern Tenant Farmers Museum follow the journey of tenant farmers, with three major historic events as milestones along the way:

1. Changes after the Civil War that led to a new farm labor system.

2. Conditions that led to development of a union during the Great Depression

3. Migration of farm labor out of the Delta during World War II and after mechanization of agriculture

Follow these links for a brief glimpse of the exhibits in the Southern Tenant Farmers Museum:

 

 

 

 

Exhibit Area Image

  Arkansas Delta:  Early Years

  Pre-Civil War:  Enslaved Labor

  Tenant Farming Labor System

  Hard Times for Farmers

  The Agricultural Adjustment Act

  Southern Tenant Farmers Union

  The Union's Legacy

 

 

 

 

Southern Tenant Farmers Museum

117 Main Street, Tyronza, Arkansas 72386

Telephone:  870-487-2909;  Fax 870-487-2910

 

 Please e-mail problems, comments and suggestions

 regarding this site to Linda Hinton   
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