Artifact of the Week — March 15, 2018

Manganese oxide ore — Polk-Southard Mine — Cushman, Arkansas

This photo shows boulders of manganese oxide ore from the Polk-Southard Mine that was located in Cushman Arkansas around 1930.   This image is part of the Powell-Guard Collection at Old Independence Regional Museum.

 

 

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Artifact of the Week — March 8, 2018

Young boy in the snow feeding a baby lamb

In this photo a young boy is standing in the snow as he bottle feeds a baby lamb.   This image is part of the Beller Collection at Old Independence Regional Museum.

 

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Artifact of the Week — March 1, 2018

Gifford and Dutch Boyer with sled circa 1940

Gifford and Dutch Boyer are standing in the snow holding their sled in this photo which was taken around 1940.   This image is part of the Powell/Guard Collection at Old Independence Regional Museum.

 

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Artifact of the Week — February 22, 2018

Two horse drawn sleighs circa 1900 on lower Main Street in Batesville

Two horse drawn sleighs circa 1900 on lower Main Street in Batesville

This photo shows two horse drawn sleighs with unidentified men and women riding in the sleighs.  Snow is on the ground and the people are using lap robes.  There is a two story stone building and a wooden structure in the background of the photo.  Some think the photo may have been taken around 1900 on lower Main Street in Batesville.  The donor received the photo from Clyde McGinnis.   This image is part of the Britton Collection at Old Independence Regional Museum.

 

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Artifact of the Week — February 15, 2018

Photo of a wagon pulled by a team of two mules with an unidentified man sitting in the spring seat.  The wagon is traveling through deep snow.   This image is part of the Beller Collection at Old Independence Regional Museum.

 

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