Modern Law Enforcement: Learning from the Past, Looking to the Future
The 4th annual USMM Spring Lecture Series, Modern Law Enforcement: Learning from the Past, Looking to the Future, will kick-off Tuesday, March 7th at the DoubleTree by Hilton in downtown Fort Smith. Other lectures are April 3, May 1, and June 5. All lectures are 6:30p – 8:00p. This thought-provoking series will provide further insight on how law enforcement protects civil liberties while ensuring safety for all. Visit http://modernlawenforcement2017.eventbrite.com or call our office at (479) 709-3766 for more information.
Safe Kids! Fair 2017
2017 will mark our 10th annual Safe Kids! Fair! Bring your children for free DNA Life Print kits, which include fingerprints, photographs, and DNA swabbing. Area law enforcement agencies and corporations will be on hand to teach children important skills ranging from how to properly use 911, electrical safety, internet safety, and self-defense. This event offers children and parents the opportunity to meet representatives from multiple agencies, learn ways to protect themselves, and learn how to talk about difficult topics–all in one location. Arvest Bank will provide free hot dogs and chips, and the Coca Cola Bottling Company is providing the drinks. This event is free and open to the public!
May 19, 2017, 3:00p – 6:00p
100 N. B Street Fort Smith, AR 72901
EDUCATOR RESOURCE SERIES
The Educator Resource Series brings together primary and secondary source materials for use in the classroom. Topics include the origins of the U.S. Marshals, The Old West and Indian Territory, and U.S. Marshals in the Civil Rights Movement.
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PRIMARY SOURCE TOOLKIT
The U.S. Marshals Museum Primary Source Toolkit contains primary and secondary information pertaining to the origins of the U.S. Marshals, the Whiskey Rebellion, and the Fugitive Slave law. It includes a laminated copy of the United States Constitution.
LIFE & LAW IN 19TH CENTURY ARKANSAS
The Life & Law in 19th Century Arkansas Educator Resource contains primary and secondary information pertaining to the title subject. This information is drawn from four historical Fort Smith institutions – the U.S. Marshals Museum, the Fort Smith Museum of History, the Fort Smith National Historic Site, and the Clayton House.
U.S. MARSHALS & THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT
The U.S. Marshals & the Civil Rights Movement Educator Resource showcases the important role the marshals played throughout the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. It contains primary and secondary source information, as well as a grade appropriate book on the Civil Rights Movement.
National Learning Center
The U.S. Marshals Museum has been providing quality educational programming since its inception. Rooted in the history and mission of the United States Marshals Service, the programming and resources of the National Learning Center (NLC) are, and will continue to be, designed to reach all ages, locally and across the country. Below is a brief glimpse at the impact the NLC has already had, even before the Museum is built.
LIVES IMPACTED LOCALLY AND REGIONALLY THROUGH PROGRAMS, LECTURES, AND EVENTS SUCH AS:
WINTHROP PAUL ROCKEFELLER DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SERIES
AN EVENING WITH GEORGE WASHINGTON
SAFE KIDS FAIR
WANTED: HIGH PROFILE CASES OF THE U.S. MARSHALS SERVICE
GALLERY LECTURE SERIES
GUNS OF THE FRONTIER
SMALL SHOES BIG STEPS