Artifact of the Week — June 22, 2017

Dedication County Courthouse 1941

Dedication County Courthouse 1941

This document is an invitation to attend the Dedication and cornerstone laying of the new Independence County Court House.  The event was to be held on June 25, 1941.  D.D. Adams Jr. the father of the donor was the County Judge.  This artifact is part of the Rhodes Collection at Old Independence Regional Museum.

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Day Camp – July 2017

Day Camp Adventure July 25-28th

Day Camp Adventure July 25-28th

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Artifact of the Week — June 15, 2017

Addie Marie Phillips Inman at sorghum mill on her father’s farm.

This photo is part of the McClain Collection at Old Independence Regional Museum.  Addie Marie Phillips Inman is shown sitting next to the wheel and operating a sorghum mill on her father’s farm.  The fence is likely the one around Jamestown cemetery.  The photo was taken in June of 1946.

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Artifact of the Week — June 8, 2017

 

Program for the Arkansas Centennial Celebration for President’s Day, June 10, 1936

Program for the Arkansas Centennial Celebration for President’s Day, June 10, 1936

This program for the Arkansas Centennial Celebration for President’s Day, June 10, 1936 is part of the Rhodes Collection at Old Independence Regional Museum.  President F.D. Roosevelt’s photo is on the cover.  The donor attended the event with her father D.D. Adams Jr. who took part in the program with was held in Little Rock.  She remembers her father lifting her to sit on his shoulders so that she could see President Roosevelt when he spoke at the State Fairgrounds.

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Artifact of the Week — June 1, 2017

 June Glenn McClue with her niece Sarah Alice Blandford Westbrook and nephew Glenn Metcalf

June Glenn McClue with her niece Sarah Alice Blandford Westbrook and nephew Glenn Metcalf

This photo is part of the Scott Collection at Old Independence Regional Museum.   Shown in the photo are June Glenn McClue with her niece Sarah Alice Blandford Westbrook and nephew Glenn Metcalf.

 

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