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Artifact of the Week — March 10, 2022

We are celebrating Women’s History Month! In this photo, a woman participates in a fashion show held at the Landers Theater in Batesville, AR. The photo was taken ca 1940-1950s. This era was mainly effected by the War and fashion was largely influenced by the same. As a result of the war there were severe … Continue reading »

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Artifact of the Week – January 27, 2022

On this day in 1825, the U.S. Congress approved the Indian Territory (modern day Oklahoma), which opened the door for the forced removal of Southeastern Native American tribes along the “Trail of Tears.”  The Trial of Tears is not one route but rather several routes traveled in the 1830s, all of which passed through Arkansas. … Continue reading »

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OIRM Annual Meeting and Program

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Artifact of the Week — November 11, 2021

A Tribute to Veterans – video http://www.oirm.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Nov-11-2021-video-1.mp4

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Artifact of the Week — October 21, 2021

October 21 is Reptile Awareness Day! It is important to always be aware of reptiles nearby. This video was made at Old Independence Regional Museum in October 2020. http://www.oirm.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Oct-21-video-1.mp4

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