Hoxie, circa 1910

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - - STYLE - Send ques­tions or com­ments to Arkansas Post­card Past, P.O. Box 2221, Lit­tle Rock, Ark. 72203.

In 1904 He­len Gould, heir to the rail­road for­tune of her fa­ther, Jay Gould, do­nated $15,000 to build a Rail­road YMCA to pro­vide lodg­ing and sup­port ser­vices to rail­road work­ers. In ad­di­tion to sleep­ing quar­ters, the build­ing of­fered a cafeteria, read­ing room and sports equip­ment.

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