Monthly archives: August, 2011

Essay: A New Deal


The Oxford American magazine article, “Essay: A New Deal,” captures the return of Johnny Cash’s sister, Joanne Cash Yates, to the home where she and her siblings grew up in Dyess, Arkansas, to tour the home alongside the Arkansas State University restoration team and provide information for use in the restoration of the home. To view this article, click here.

Johnny Cash Celebrated by Family, Friends in Arkansas


This Rolling Stone article recaps  highlights of the 2011 Johnny Cash Music Festival, including remarks by the performers and set lists. To view the complete article, click here.

The Man Comes Back Around


This AY (About You) Magazine article provides an overview of Johnny Cash’s career and the origins of the Dyess Colony. The article also explores Arkansas State University’s plans to renovate and reconstruct historic buildings in Dyess, including the boyhood home of Johnny Cash. To view this article, please click here.