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Artifact of the Week — June 25, 2020

Bank of Cave City, Eagle Street on right, Leonard Lewsaw on left.  Street became president in 1942 when Lewsaw became cashier. Powell-Guard Collection # 1416

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Artifact of the Week — June 18, 2020

This poster is in our newest exhibit-Our Voices, Our Votes that is in place; in conjunction with the Smithsonian exhibit coming this fall entitled- Voices and Votes: Democracy in America. Political poster showing photos of Alfred E. Smith of New York for U.S. President and Joe T. Robinson of Arkansas for Vice President. They were … Continue reading »

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Artifact of the Week — June 11, 2020

History of State Flag of Arkansas from 1912, Pine Bluff, AR  as reported “Flag Day”, 1913. It was the Daughters of the Revolution Pine Bluff chapter that in 1912, prompted the State General Assembly to adopt an official State Flag. Article explains the selected design. This item is from the Linda Matthews collection

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Artifact of the Week — May 28, 2020

Crouch Funeral Home-We have a collection of burial records for the funeral home from its beginning in 1899. We are missing the time frame of November 19th, 1911 to December 6th , 1913. If you have any burial notices from this time frame, or even the dates of your loved one, please let us know … Continue reading »

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Artifact of the Week — March 12, 2020

Dota Creek Bridge Dedication.  Left to right: David Pinkney Whisnant, Clevia Whisnant, Charlie Cicero Whisnant, Dave Whisnant (boy climbing on brige), Grace Fortune ?, Lucy Whisnant, —-, Eliza Coon (Gallie) Fortune in back, Peter S. Fortune, Blanche ? Fortune, —-Fortune, —-Fortune, —–, David Dave Whisnant (Callie’s father).  Children: (boy with hat…a Fortune), —–, Fred Whisnant … Continue reading »

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