A Roof Over Their Heads : Dyess Colony Houses
Three-Room, Style C-1, Colony Home
One of seven styles for the three-room houses designed by Little Rock architect Howard Eichenbaum and built in the Dyess Colony. The federal government built 61 of the three-room sizes, using the seven styles to vary floorplans and exterior facades.
Photos from the National Archives, Records of the Works Projects Administration.

The Arvel Milam family moved into this house in 1935 from Conway County. The following year the house was bought by Franklin and Lela Huff, who arrived in the colony in 1936 from Cleburne County. One of their sons, James Earl Huff, became one of Johnny Cash's closest friends.
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