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Pine Bluff,

city (1990 pop. 57,140), seat of Jefferson co., S central Ark., on the Arkansas River; inc. 1839. It is a port and trade center for an agricultural area and has industries producing metal, wood, and paper products; machinery; electrical equipment; and foods. It is also a research center and the seat of the Univ. of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Of economic importance to the city is the huge Pine Bluff Arsenal to the north; established during World War II, it is the center of U.S. army chemical, biological, and toxicological research. Pine Bluff has an arts and science center and a civic complex designed by Edward Durell StoneStone, Edward Durell,
1902–78, American architect, b. Fayetteville, Ark. Stone's first major work, designed in the starkly functional International style in collaboration with Philip L. Goodwin, was the Museum of Modern Art, New York City (1937–39).
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Pine Bluff

 

a city in the southern USA, in Arkansas, on the Arkansas River. Population, 57,000 (1970; with suburbs, 85,-000).

Pine Bluff is the market center of an agricultural region that grows cotton and vegetables. The city’s manufacturing industry employs 6,000 people (1972). Pine Bluff has woodworking, furniture, military-chemical, and food-processing (cotton-ginning, cottonseed-oil production, and livestock slaughtering) industries.

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