Early days in Jackson County, AR, are recalled in this spiral bound booklet, comprised of excerpts from the 1889 book, Goodspeed's Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Northeast Arkansas. The 88-page booklet is printed on 60# paper. A vinyl sheet has been added to protect the front cover. The first part of the booklet contains a brief history of the county: County Organization; Various County Seats; County officials; Civil War period; County court; Churches; Schools, including Auvergne Academy; First Grand Jury/Prominent Pioneers; the Robinson family; Boundary lines; Railroad; Communities -- Jacksonport, Newport, Swifton, Tuckerman and others; and other items of interest. Besides the names mentioned in the first part of the booklet, there are biographies of many county residents of yesteryear. Most are lengthy, and often include ancestors, previous residences, children, in-laws, affiliations, military service, and business activities. In the course of this they often shed light on the early businesses, professions and institutions in the county. The biographies include: R.W. Anderson, Samuel Anthony, Adam Bach, G.W. Bandy, A.P. Bateman, William H. Beede, C. Biggers, Oliver Blackburn, J.C. Bleakley, John Boen, Henry Bordwell, Dr. R.L. Boyce, Thomas Britt, Emma Buford (widow of William), Thomas J. Burton, George D. Camp, Jarrett Record Carter, Col. J.W. Clark, Uriah Cole, William Wesley Collier, Lee H. Conditt, William H. Craige, C.G. Crow, Robert L. Davis, Mayor R.M. Davis, C.F. Dean, Maj. William Deen, F.R. Dowell, D.C. Dowell, G.W. Dudley, Christopher Marion Dudley, Dr. M.M. Erwin, John T. Flynn, Charles Monroe Ford, Rev. W.R. Foster, Joseph P. Foushee, N.M. Gardner, Eugene Bailey Gillim, J.M. Glass Sr., George W. Goddard, Andrew J. Greenhaw, Benjamin F. Grimes, John Q. Guynn, Howell Jesse Hale, Isaac W. Hankins, J.A. Harlan, B.F. Harris, Albert Walter Harris, George C. Harrison, J.Y. Harrison, Robert H. Harvey, William R. Harvey, Dr. W.H. Heard, Capt. James T. Henderson (pix), Henry Henderson, L. Hirsch, J.B. Hirsch, Stephen G.T. Hite, W.G. Hogan, James W. Howard, Capt. George W. Hurley (pix), Samuel C. Ireland, Thomas William Jamison, Anderson Johnston, Retherford Lewis Jones, R.E. Jones, Dr. J.M. Jones, Gustave Jones, Capt. W.A. Joyce, D.A. Kimbrough, T.D. Kinman, Francis M. Lamberton, T.D. Lawrence, Andrew Lawson, Thomas James Layton, Dr. W.H. Lenox, George W. Littleton, George A. Lockard, Samuel W. Loftin, B.R. McDearmon, Roberts Manly, Fred J. Mason, Dr. David May, William Miller, Lancelot Minor, Nathaniel D. Moon, John T. Moon, Stephen J. Moore, William H. Morris, B.C. Morrison, Jasper Nance, Thomas Nance, C.C. Nicholson, Paisley and Blake, George H. Palmer, John W. Parish (pix), Dr. Alexander S. Parish, Lewis W. Penix, Dr. W.H. Pickett, I.D. Price, Lewis E. Purssell, B.F. Ray, Wilson LaFayette Robinson, W.A. Roy, Dr. J.H. Rutland, Otis W. Scarborough, Thomas J. Sconyers, A.E. Shoffner, W.S. Shuford, Joseph E. Slayden, L.D. Smith, John W. Stayton, George K. Stephens, T.S. Stephens, A. Steveley, Dr. J.H. Strider, M.M. Stuckey, Solomon D. Sullins, J.A. Sursa, John Sweat, E.T. Taylor, Thomas Toler, Rush L. Tucker, Joseph J. Walker, James Edward Wallace, John W. Wallace, T.T. Ward, W.J. Watkins, E.L. Watson, T.J. Watson, Dr. R.P. Watson, Robert West, Wiley J. Westmoreland, J.M. Westmoreland, John N. Williamson, F.L. Williamson, C.W. Winfree, W.H. Wise, Robert A. Wise, N.B. Wishon, W.C. Wishon, A. Wiysel, and William D. Yarbrough.