School Tours

Guided tours for school groups are available by reservation Monday-Friday. Recommended grade levels and/or areas of emphasis are 4th–12th grade. Arrangements for specific needs, curriculum objectives, or areas of emphasis may be made. Among the possible topics are:

Tenant Farming
The Great Depression
The New Deal
The Agricultural Adjustment Act004
Southern Tenant Farmers Union
Resettlement Communities
Missouri Bootheel Demonstration
Cotton Production in the Delta
Mechanization of Agriculture
Labor Movements
Agricultural Movements
Civil Rights Movements

020Maximum group size recommended is 60, including sponsors. Please have one adult sponsor for every 10 students. Allow about 1 hour for for the actual tour.

Suggested admission is $3.00 donation per student.

To make arrangements, call the Southern Tenant Farmers Museum at 870-487-2909 or contact Linda Hinton at the museum.

 

Lesson Plans

Keep ’em Hungry (2007 Butler Center Publication) Grades 5-8

1931 England Food Riot (Butler Center for Arkansas Studies) Grades 9-12