Artifact of the Week — May 25, 2017

 

Open house at Batesville Manufacturing Company on May 30, 1965

This photo documents the open house event at Batesville Manufacturing Company on May 30, 1965.   The photo is part of the Ockert Collection at Old Independence Regional Museum.

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Artifact of the Week — May 18, 2017

wooden spring wagon seat from Calamine area in Sharp County

A wooden spring wagon seat that was used by the Al Ware family on their farm in the Calamine area in Sharp County.   This item is part of the Crick Collection at Old Independence Regional Museum.

 

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Artifact of the Week — May 11, 2017

Harold Paysinger of Evening Shade driving the school bus called “Old Number 2” in the spring of 1934.

Harold Paysinger of Evening Shade driving the school bus called “Old Number 2” in the spring of 1934.

Photo of Harold Paysinger of Evening Shade driving the school bus called “Old Number 2” in the spring of 1934.  He stated that he was paid $6.00 a month for driving this “crate.”   This photo is part of the Powell-Guard Collection at Old Independence Regional Museum.

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Artifact of the Week — May 4, 2017

This artifact is a souvenir program from the Independence County Soldiers Banquet that was held at the Marion Hotel Ballroom in Little Rock on May 9, 1941. The event honored the men of Company L, 153rd Infantry and was sponsored by the Batesville Rotary Club. The speakers and the menu for the evening are listed in the program. This document is part of the Mannes Collection at Old Independence Regional Museum.

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Artifact of the Week — April 27, 2017

Veronica Spring Mineral Water Bottle

Veronica Spring Mineral Water Bottle

This artifact is a bottle that once contained Veronica Spring Mineral Water.  It is square in shape and about 10 inches tall.  It is a dark amber color and was created in a two piece mold.  It was found by the donor in the Batesville area.  This bottle is part of the Bryant Collection at Old Independence Regional Museum.

 

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