Artifact of the Week

Artifact of the Week — January 11, 2018

This photograph was taken January 15, 1918 in Batesville.   The photo shows five girls playing in the snow – Corinne, Hattie, Jo, Mary and Annie Marshall.  The photo is part of a photo album book that belonged to Mary Fitzhugh.   This photo is part of the Spragins Collection at Old Independence Regional Museum.

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Artifact of the Week — January 4, 2018

This photograph was taken on Main Street in Batesville around 1915.   In the photo Fred Livingston, Sr. is standing in the snow across from the J.B. Fitzhugh building. This photo is part of the Smith Collection at Old Independence Regional Museum.

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Artifact of the Week — December 28, 2017

An ashtray that features the sculpture of a setter type dog along one side.  A shallow glass bowl is attached to hold the ashes.  The dog is yellow with red accents on his back and a black nose while the rest of the ashtray is brown.  On the bottom is printed: “Contains Arkansas Red Clay, … Continue reading »

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Artifact of the Week — December 21, 2017

  A toy wagon with two horses that is made of tin.  National Express 67 is painted on the side of the wagon     This object is part of the Harris Collection at Old Independence Regional Museum.

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Artifact of the Week — December 14, 2017

This negative features a young unidentified girl who was photographed with her doll in a stroller.  The photo was thought to be taken around 1900.       This photo is part of the Brooks Collection at Old Independence Regional Museum.  

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