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September 17 is Constitution Day! This image is of a 17-inch American flag with 46 stars, made of silk and attached to a black wooden staff with gold top, made between 1908 (when Oklahoma became the 46th state) and 1912 (when New Mexico became the 47th state). This flag belonged to donor John Stevenson’s father.
Roxie Southerland and other members work with sewing machines at a McHue Extension Homemakers Club meeting.
Dan Moody’s barber shop is located in Desha, Independence Co. AR. Moody had graduated from Midwest Barber College in Peoria, Illinois and began his career as a barber in 1963. He moved to Desha and on Labor Day 1969 opened his shop. This began a 43 year career. Some of his customers said that he … Continue reading
Boy Scout Patch, August 1935. National Jamboree in Washington D.C. Patch belonged to Paul Rhodes. Did not get to attend Jamboree was cancelled due to the polio epidemic. Patch is 3″ in diameter with 8 pointed star. Capitol dome in center of patch. Colors are red, white, blue, navy and yellow.
In remembrance of Elvis Presley’s death on August 16, 1977, here are some images from the 1955 White River Carnival program. 1955 White River Queen: Nancy McCollum… Elvis performed at the Carnival on August 6th 1955