Artifact of the Week
This Sears 8 mm Cartridge Camera 3_9130 has a reflex-zoom. It was sold in 1964 for $199. It is black with a chrome handle for winding the film. The eye cup is made of rubber. The camera was made in Japan. The 12 page instruction booklet and “kam-ra” bag was donated with the camera but … Continue reading
This photo is from the Reed-Wade Community Home Demonstration Club Scrapbook from 1960. Featured in the photo are Mrs. Myrtle Barnett and other club members. A young boy wearing a cowboy hat and a small refrigerator can also be seen in the photo. This photo is part of the Barnett Collection at Old Independence Regional … Continue reading
This pottery pitcher is shaded in medium to pale blue. On both sides of the piece there is an oval raised decoration featuring two cows. The pitcher stands 8 ¼ inches tall and is 8 inches wide at the top which includes the handle and pouring spout. The picture belonged to Roberta McGuire Bell of … Continue reading
This 1949 edition of the Boy Scouts of America’s Camp Quapaw Song Book contains a variety of songs. This object is part of the Hudson Collection at Old Independence Regional Museum.
This metal cowbell came from the Huddleston Hotel in Sulphur Rock. The paper label says Halstein Bell No.3 manfactured by Blum Mfg. Co. of Collinsville Illinois. This object is part of the Huddleston Collection at Old Independence Regional Museum